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}); The Royal Australian Navy and Royal New Zealand Navy, however, take the shortest way up, palm down, and the shortest way down. Lieutenant, Junior Grade Shaina Hayden of the United States Navy, performs a military hand salute in November 2008.

Allert, Tilman; Translated by Jefferson Chase (April 2009). When in uniform and not wearing headdress one does not salute. When given individually, the salute is given by inferior to superior ranks and is held until returned, and by word of command when given by a formed unit. Hand salutes similar to those used in the military are rendered by the Drum Major of a marching band or drum corps just prior to beginning their performance (after the show announcer asks if the group is ready), following completion of the performance and at other appropriate times. The Wehrmacht eventually fully adopted the Nazi salute following the 20 July Plot. Also on the occasions of the Sovereign's Birthday, the Accession and Coronation Anniversaries, when an Imperial Proclamation was delivered and for the Birthday of a Queen-Empress (as Royal Consort). In the military, this gesture is known as Present Arms or in Bahasa Indonesia: Hormat Senjata, Gerak. Muslim men will clasp both hands, prayer-like and palm together at the chest and utter the correct Islamic slametan (greeting) phrase, which may be followed by cheek to cheek contact, quick hug or the loose handshake. In Indonesia, executing a salute has its regulations. [citation needed]. This originates from an old European tradition wherein a battle was halted to remove the dead and wounded, then three shots were fired to signal readiness to reengage. var mapping_topslot_a = googletag.sizeMapping().addSize([746, 0], []).addSize([0, 550], [[300, 250]]).addSize([0, 0], [[300, 50], [320, 50], [320, 100]]).build(); ga('set', 'dimension3', "default"); Salutes are primarily associated with armed forces, but other organisations and civil people also use salutes. { bidder: 'ix', params: { siteId: '195451', size: [300, 250] }}, The Anglo-Nepalese War of 1816, which led to the defeat of the Gorkha Shah monarchy of Nepal, resulted in the kingdom becoming a de jure protectorate, but a de facto protected state of the East India Company. The lowering of the point to the ground is a traditional act of submission. { bidder: 'sovrn', params: { tagid: '387233' }}, Two examples in England are royal court protocol and the start and end of sittings of courts of justice. In the Philippines, civilians salute to the national flag during flag raising and upon hearing the Philippine National Anthem by standing at attention and doing the hand-to-heart salute.

When carrying a sword, still done on ceremonial occasions, European military forces and their cultural descendants use a two-step gesture.