In this lesson, you will learn the sequence of events for ceremonial and
After completing this lesson you will be able to identify the sequence of
events and movements of the band in ceremonial and street parades.
Given the information in this lesson.
You will identify the sequence of events and movements required to lead the marching
band at ceremonial and street parades.
IAW the information contained in this lesson.
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In addition to the ceremonies discussed in Lesson Four, you as band commander must be able to lead the
band in ceremonial and street parades.
PART A CEREMONIAL PARADES
Ceremonial Parades. The ceremonial parade is similar to a review. The two types of ceremonial parades
are the battalion parade and the brigade parade. The battalion and brigade parades differ from the review
The commander of troops is also the reviewing officer.
Inspection is omitted.
Battalion Parade. A battalion parade consists of the following steps in the sequence indicated:
Formation of troops
Retreat (when scheduled)
Honors to the nation
Publishing of orders
Officers center (post)