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Precedence of the Naval Reserves in Parades


GENERAL ORDER
No. 172

NAVY DEPARTMENT,
WASHINGTON, D.C., November 30, 1927.

PRECEDENCE OF THE NAVAL RESERVE IN PARADES

1. The following precedence in parades of the armed forces of the United States and of the States is quoted for information and guidance:

(1) Cadet, U.S.M.A.

(2) Midshipmen, U.S.N.A.

(3) Regular Army.

(4) United States Marines.

(5) United States Naval Forces.

(6) National Guard and Naval Reserve organizations which has been federally recognized:

(a) National Guard organizations.

(b) Naval Reserve organization.

(7) Other organizations of the Organized Reserve, National Guard, Naval Militia, and training units in the order prescribed by the grand marshal of the parade.

CURTIS D. WILBUR,
Secretary of the Navy

20 December 2007