Figure 4-2. March in Review Route.
The drum major, at the command "MARCH", signals the DOWNBEAT of the march as the band
STEPS OFF playing.
The band follows the prescribed route for the march in review as shown. (Figure 4-2)
When the drum major reaches the eyes right marker, the band commander and the drum major
execute EYES RIGHT and SALUTE. The band continues to play marching music without
NOTE: Honors are not rendered by the bandmembers at any time during the march in review.
When the band commander reaches the ready front marker, both the band commander and the drum
major TERMINATE THEIR SALUTES and execute READY FRONT.
When the last rank of the band is approximately six steps past the ready front marker, the drum
major signals three LEFT TURNS in sequence, then HALTS the band when it is facing and centered
on the reviewing stand. The first rank should be at least twelve steps from the left flank of the
As the colors pass the reviewing stand, the band commander and drum major SALUTE and return to
ORDER ARMS at the same time as the reviewing officer. The band continues to play marching
music without interruption.