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08-10-02, 02:13 AM
Who's got the Watch?

Last one in from liberty has the Fire Watch. It's 0310 & I'm down for the count,

It looks like it's between BarBara and Buzz Hog.

Semper Fi,

08-10-02, 02:55 AM
I got it, boys.

08-12-02, 03:23 AM
It's about rack time fer me!

08-12-02, 03:45 AM
Yep - I got it until the birds get up....... time now is 0446

Semper FI


08-12-02, 07:42 AM
It's my watch now Marine's.
Rest Easy, everything is under control.

8th&I Marine
08-14-02, 02:52 AM
Never Fear MARINES

This MARINE aka a FIREMAN too has fire watch all under control. Bye the way where the hell are the PFC s. :devious:

08-15-02, 11:05 PM

Ok it's 2400 I'm out checking the posts and I can't find the Fire Watch.

I had best not catch you in the head smoking!

08-15-02, 11:16 PM
Been wondering myself where the firewatch is??????
badbob if you find him, we will just have to take him out back and teach him a thing or two................HE HE HE HE
I know if it was bones, he would be here questioning why we were still up and not in the rack............LMAO



08-16-02, 01:06 AM
Nobody told ya to be flappin yer pie holes! And get that ***** outta the barracks when I'm on watch!

8th&I Marine
08-23-02, 03:06 AM
Ok who the hell has the watch. It is 03:00 central time and there is no frigin fire watch. Wait till i find him he is prolly off playing with suzy. Well if anyone finds him i have a little field day project for him


08-24-02, 01:19 AM
I got it til 0200. Damn. Where's the duty roster....

08-25-02, 01:23 AM
It's 0226and that "no good for nuthin" Firewatch, is no where to be seen. This is a sad situation

08-25-02, 01:29 AM
It's yer watch now, Marine! I got a couple other things to do! ;)

8th&I Marine
09-10-02, 04:57 AM
Ok it is almost 0500 and where is the damn fire watch. Wait till i tell the co Gunny. The fire watch is gonna think suzy was nice.


09-16-02, 04:06 AM
I'm headed fer the rack!

Those damn grunts out playin' with Suzy rotten crotch again ain't they!

8th&I Marine
09-19-02, 03:25 AM
I am sorry my fellow MARINES I have to give the watch to someone else. I am going hunting this morning so I will not be around for a few days. If the fire watch acts up just let them know there is a MARINE out there with a loaded 12 ga. shot gun.



09-19-02, 06:09 AM
04:00 hours and no ones on duty. Even Chesty's asleep.

Where's those trash cans?

10-28-02, 01:18 AM

If I don't post fire watch, I guess that don't get done either!

I'll stand this one, but where's all those blasted PFC's when ya need 'em.

10-28-02, 01:31 AM
From: Commanding Officer

To: Distribution List


Ref: (a) Barrack Policy Letter 5-97

Cancellation. Policy Letter 1-97

(1) Special Orders for Squadron Duty Officer (SDO)
(2) Special Orders for Barracks Security Watch
(3) Special Orders for Barracks Firewatch
(4) Special Orders for Barracks Phone Watch
(5) Minimum required entries for SDO log
(6) Mishap Flash Report
(7) Theft Report
(8) New Join Check-in Roster
(9) New Join Check-in Brief
(10) Offense Report
(11) Article 31 (Rights of the Accused)
(12) BEQ Registration Card
(13) Bomb Threat Procedures

1. Purpose. To prescribe the organization and responsibilities of the Squadron duty watches and duty sections.

2. Organization. Duty watches and duty sections of this Squadron consist of the following:

a. Squadron Duty Officer. A Staff Sergeant assigned by the Commanding Officer.

b. Barracks Security Watch. A Private (Pvt) through Lance Corporal (LCpl) assigned by the Squadron Gunnery Sergeant.

c. Barracks Firewatch. A Pvt through LCpl assigned by the Squadron Gunnery Sergeant.

d. Barracks Phone Watch. A Pvt through LCpl assigned by the Squadron Gunnery Sergeant.

e. Barracks Duty Section Leader. A Private First Class (PFC) or LCpl assigned by the Barracks Troop handler.

f. Duty Sections. All squadron personnel, except the Commanding Officer, Executive Officer and First Sergeant, shall be assigned to one of four duty sections of equal strength comprised of both permanent and student personnel.

3. Responsibilities.

a. General Instructions. Watchstanders are direct representatives the Commanding Officer. The requirement for each watchstander to perform his/her duties in a thorough manner cannot be overemphasized. All Marines assigned duty shall maintain themselves in a high state of readiness. No alcoholic beverages shall be consumed within eight hours prior to the commencement of duty or during the assigned duty. All watches shall be performed in accordance with the regulations set forth in reference (a) and this letter, unless such regulations are modified by Special Orders for each watch period.

b. Non-Availability Roster. A non-availability roster for all permanent personnel, Gunnery Sergeant and below, will be forwarded to the Mech Department NCOIC no later than the 10th day of each month. Include specific dates and reasons for non-availability.

c. Special Instructions.

(1) Duty Sections.

a. Permanent Personnel. Officers will be assigned by the Squadron Executive Officer. Enlisted Marines will be assigned by their respective MLO/NCOIC. Any changes to recall numbers shall be reported immediately to the Squadron Admin Chief. Duty sections will be utilized when required by the Commanding Officer.

b. Student Personnel. All student personnel will be assigned to a duty section by the Squadron Gunnery Sergeant. A student recall roster will be maintained by the Squadron Gunnery Sergeant. Daily updates will be submitted to the Squadron Admin Chief who is required to maintain an accurate recall. No duty section musters will be held unless directed by the Commanding Officer.

(2) Restriction/Extra Duty/Limited Liberty Personnel. The SDO will be provided with a folder containing Marines assigned to restriction, extra duty, or limited liberty. Restriction musters shall be held by the SDO at 1700, 1800, 1900, 2000, 2100, and 2145 Monday through Friday, and additionally at 0700, 0900, 1000, 1100, 1230, 1400, 1500, 1700, 1800, 1900, 2000, 2100, and 2145 on weekends and holidays. Extra duty personnel will muster at 1800 Monday through Saturday. The Squadron Gunnery Sergeant will inform the SDO of the Marine's extra duty requirements. These Marines will be supervised by the SDO and perform two CONSTRUCTIVE hours of extra duty.

4. Watchstanders. Visitors of the watchstanders will not be permitted to loiter in the barracks area. Brief visits to deliver meals, uniforms, etc. are authorized; however, business will be conducted expeditiously and visitors will depart the area. Visitors will not enter areas designated as sleeping quarters. Visitors can be entertained in the picnic area.

5. Privacy Act Information. The privacy act prohibits the disclosure, by any means, of personal information about an individual to unauthorized personnel. Do not disclose the name, address, home telephone number, social security number, employment/pay data, or any other personal information concerning members of this command without authorization from the Commanding Officer, Executive Officer, or First Sergeant. If the individual is assigned to *****, the military address and office phone number may be disclosed. Should you receive a request for personal information, inform the requester that you are not authorized to release personal information. Refer any requests to the First Sergeant or Executive Officer. After working hours inform the requester to call again during working hours and make a log entry. In the event of an emergency, obtain a return telephone number and notify the concerned Marine of the situation. If you are unable to contact the Marine, notify the First Sergeant, Executive Officer, or Commanding Officer.

6. Action. All personnel assigned duties will be guided by this Policy Letter. The Mech Dept NCOIC shall publish the Squadron Duty Officer Roster and the Squadron Gunnery Sergeant will publish the Barracks Watchstander Roster. SDO assignments shall not be changed without the permission of the Squadron First Sergeant.

11-02-02, 01:40 AM
Who's got firewatch! I gotta hit the rack! Somebody show whoever it is where the butt cans and buckets are would ya!

11-06-02, 03:29 AM
Didn't anybody post the watch?

It's 03:00 fellers., I gotta hit the rack! I got duty tomorrow!