Plan of the Day (POD)

Howdy Marines, Staff, Young Marines, Recruits, & Our Parents!

  We have a Special Young Marine Drill this Saturday, May 26th, 2018.


  Young Marines are to arrive Full Utilities with National Red Shirt and bring their Guide Books.

  Recruits will arrive in Utilities (if they have them) with National Red T Shirts.  If not, they will arrive in Blue Jeans.  They will bring their Red Covers, & Guide Books.


  We have a Color Guard for the Springtown War Memorial at 1000.


  We will practice for Color Guard right after Morning Formation.  Then about 0915, we will travel to the Memorial Park.


Plan of the Day (POD)

    All Hands

0730 – 0750  Parent/Guardian Sign-In, Young Marines & Recruits will set up Class


0750 – 0800  Prepare for Morning Formation, Plt. Sgt. will Inspect Troops for Regulation

                        Hair Cuts & Shined Boots.  

0800 – 0815  Morning Formation, Invocation. Pledge, Creed, Obligation, & YM Hymn,

                        BPO 2-3

0815 – 0900  Practice for Color Guard

0900 – 0915  Embark on transportation

0915 – 0930  Travel to Memorial Park

0930 – 1000  Practice for Color Guard and Walk Way of Flags

1000 – 1045  Color Guard and Memorial Day Program

1045 – 1100  Re-Embark on Transportation

1100 – 1115  Travel back to Bus Barn/Drill Hall

1115 – 1130  Prepare for classes

1130 – 1200  Instruction:  To Be Announced

1200 – 1230  Noon Chow

1230 – 1300  Guide Book Sign-Off

1300 – 1400  Instruction: DDR, Project Alert, Lesson 11, BPO 5-1

1400 – 1430  COD, BPO 1

1430 – 1530  Instruction:  To Be Announced

1530 – 1545  Field Day

1545 – 1600  Final Formation, Benediction, Creed, Obligation, YM Hymn,

                        Announcements, BPO 2-3

1600 – 1630  Parent/Guardian Sign-Out


  Please Remember, that if your Young Marine/Recruit cannot make YM Drill, please Text or E-Mail to me.  This will count as an Excused Absence for Perfect Attendance Award in not over 3 Excused Absences.


  Also, Remember, your YM needs to be in Attendance at least 2 Drills prior to any Encampment in order to be eligible to go on Encampments (ie, Galveston Sub),

  Recruits, in addition to this requirement, will be qualified by Registered Adults as to ability to act properly as a Young Marine!


  We have a Color Guard at the Still Water Retreat on the 4th of July.  We may be doing the Flag Retirement Ceremony a couple of times during the day!


  And again, We will be involved in the Springtown Wild West Festival on Saturday, September 15th, 2018.


  More to Follow!