Marine Corps Corporals Conduct Sword Manual
July 11, 2020
June 12, 2020 - U.S. Marines utilizing COVID-19 safety protocols execute several required functions with their noncommissioned officer’s sword during sword manual practical application including ... drawing a sword, stand at attention with sword, march with a sword, and return a sword at the 13 Area parade deck on Camp Pendleton, California. The sword practice was part of the Corporals Course 3-20 hosted by Headquarters and Support Battalion.
The Marine noncommissioned officer’s sword is authorized for use by all enlisted Marines in the grade of corporal through sergeant major for parades, reviews and other ceremonies.
Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Angela Wilcox and Lance Cpl. Alison Dostie.