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  2. General Orders for Sentries - Wikipedia

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    General Orders for Sentries. Orders to Sentry is the official title of a set of rules governing sentry (guard or watch) duty in the United States Armed Forces. While any guard posting has rules that may go without saying ("Stay awake," for instance), these orders are carefully detailed and particularly stressed in the U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine ...

  3. Security guard - Wikipedia

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    A security guard (also known as a security inspector, security officer, factory guard, or protective agent) is a person employed by a government or private party to protect the employing party's assets (property, people, equipment, money, etc.) from a variety of hazards (such as crime, waste, damages, unsafe worker behavior, etc.) by enforcing preventative measures.

  4. Uniformed services of the United States - Wikipedia

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    The order of precedence within the Department of Defense is set by DoD Directive 1005.8 and is not dependent on the date of creation by the U.S. Congress. United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Coast Guard (USCG): Established 4 August 1790; Prior to 1967, the Coast Guard was a part of the Department of the Treasury.

  5. United States Air Force Security Forces - Wikipedia

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    The United States Air Force Security Forces ( SF) are the ground combat force and military police service of the U.S. Air Force and U.S. Space Force. [7] The USAF Security Forces were formerly known as Military Police ( MP ), Air Police ( AP ), and Security Police ( SP) at various points in their history. Due to its significant ground combat ...

  6. Master-at-arms (United States Navy) - Wikipedia

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    The Master-at-Arms ( MA) rating is responsible for law enforcement and force protection in the United States Navy —equivalent to the United States Army Military Police, the United States Marine Corps Military Police, the United States Air Force Security Forces, and the United States Coast Guard 's Maritime Law Enforcement Specialist. [2]

  7. United States Pentagon Police - Wikipedia

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    Defense Protective Service officers at the Pentagon in September 2001. A USPPD policeman checks a man's identification card at the Pentagon in the early 2010s. Prior to 1971, the General Service Administration's (GSA) United States Special Policeman (USSP) conducted law enforcement, safety and security functions at the Pentagon.

  8. United States Uniformed Services Oath of Office - Wikipedia

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    All officers of the eight uniformed services of the United States swear or affirm an oath of office upon commissioning. It differs from that of the oath of enlistment that enlisted members recite when they enter the service. It is required by statute, the oath being prescribed by Section 3331, Title 5, United States Code. [1]

  9. Bodyguard - Wikipedia

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    A bodyguard (or close protection officer/operative) is a type of security guard, government law enforcement officer, or servicemember who protects a person or a group of people — usually witnesses, high-ranking public officials or officers, wealthy people, and celebrities — from danger: generally theft, assault, kidnapping, assassination, harassment, loss of confidential information ...