Figure 1. PARADE REST (AT EASE). Feet apart relaxed position without locking knees. Bugler cradles instrument left hand parallel to the ground in left hand.
Figure 2. ATTENTION. Feet brought together, heels touching. Bugle is held in left hand parallel to the ground with the bell to the front. Right hand is placed on seam of trouser, feet are at a 45 degree angle.
Figure 3. GRASP BUGLE
Figure 4. BRING BUGLE UP
Figure 5. PLACE BUGLE
Figure 6. SOUND BUGLE
Figure 7. SALUTE
FOR SOUNDING A CALL THE BUGLE IS BROUGHT UP IN A THREE-COUNT MOVEMENT:
ONE- From the position of attention, bugler reaches over and grasps bugle with right hand.
TWO-Bugler brings the bugle up and places the mouthpiece in a comfortable position for sounding the call. The left hand is used in helping place the mouthpiece in the proper location for the embouchure.
THREE-Once the mouthpiece is set on the embouchure, the left hand returns to the side.
AFTER SOUNDING A CALL THE BUGLE IS BROUGHT DOWN IN A THREE-COUNT MOVEMENT
ONE-Bugler returns bugle to left hand and cradles the bugle parallel to the ground
TWO-Bugler returns right hand to side of body (position of attention)
THREE-Bugler raises right hand in salute for three seconds, then returns hand to side and remains at position of attention
ALL MOVEMENTS ARE DONE IN A MILITARY MANNER THAT IS NOT RUSHED OR OVER EXAGGERATED.