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COMMITTEE OF RITUAL AND TACTICS
INSTRUCTIONS FOR COMPLETING
THE CERTIFIED INSTRUCTOR FORM

The Certified Instructor Forms may be downloaded and used a guide for meeting the requirements.
RED CROSS - MALTA - TEMPLE
The Committee of Ritual and Tactics will permit an applicant to certify for the Illustrious Order of the Red Cross, the Order of Malta, and the Order of the Temple, separately and in any sequence, provided the requirements for the Order involved are met.
When the Applicant has mastered all the requirements he needs to contact a Certified Instructor/Inspector or a Certified Instructor for completing the requirements.
Using the Certified Instructors Form or Forms as a checklist the Certified Instructor/Inspector or Certified Instructor he places his initials on the form as the Applicant completes the requirements.
After a Certified Instructor's Form is completed it is mailed to the Chairman of the Committee of Ritual and Tactics for the preparation of the Certificate and Pocket Card.
The Certificate and Pocket Card will be signed by the Grand Commander and presented to the Applicant.
The Certificate issued shall show date on which such certificate was made for each Order. Such certificate shall expire five years after date shown, renewable by a complete re-certification only.

The present Chairman of Ritual and Tactics is:

Pete Cook,
606 Willow Street,
Wadesboro, NC 28170
EMail: peetie@windstream.net


COMMITTEE OF RITUAL AND TACTICS
REQUIREMENTS FOR CERTIFIED INSTRUCTOR

        ILLUSTRIOUS ORDER OF THE RED CROSS
        1. _____ The Vow.
        2.. _____ The Jewish Pass; The Persian Countersign; The Red Cross Word;
        The Sign Grip and Word of a Companion of the 1.0,R.C.
        Date Completed: _____________________

        ORDER OF MALTA
        1. ____ The Password and Grand Word of the Mediterranean Pass.
        2. ____ The Vow.
        3. ____ The Investiture of the Maltese Cross with the Admonition.
        4. ____ The Sign, Grip and Nora; The Grand Hailing Sign; The Grand Word;
        The Grand Token and Word; The Pass - words and the Sacred Word.
        Date Completed: _____________________

        ORDER OF THE TEMPLE
        1. _____ Open and Close the Commandery in Intermediate Form.
        2. _____ Exemplify Sword Salute, Hand Salute, Present Swords, Order Swords, Wield Swords
        and Kneel at the Triangle.
        3. _____ The Vow.
        4. _____ The PWW.
        5. _____ Exemplify the first Four Libations, either option.
        6. _____ Exemplify the Fifth Libation beginning with "Sir Knights, Whom have you there'
        through relighting the taper.
        7. _____ Exemplify Knighting, beginning with "Sir Knights., Carry Swords, Pilgrim arise".
        through the words "Universal Benevolence".
        8. _____ Exemplify the Baldric, the Sword, The Spur, the PPW, the PS, the GS and the Grip
        and IW.
        Date Completed: _____________________

        Examinee Name: _____________________ Examiner: __________________

        Address for mail: ____________________________________________________
        Phone Number: _____________________________
        Commandery Name and Number: ______________________________

        GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS: The latest Ritual issued by Grand Encampment, the latest North Carolina Supplement, the first alternate in the pronunciation guide in the back of the Grand Encampment Ritual are the standards to be used. After completion of the examination the Examiner will return this completed form to the Chairman of the Committee on Ritual and Tactics.

        Certified Instructor Forms
        Illustrious Order of the RED CROSS - Order of MALTA - Order of the TEMPLE