Bugle calls are musical signals that announce scheduled and certain non-scheduled events on an Army installation.   Scheduled calls are prescribed by the commander and normally follow the sequence shown below.  Non-scheduled calls are sounded by the direction of the commander.

DAILY SEQUENCE OF BUGLE CALLS

1.

FIRST CALL Click to play or right-click and save MP3 file.14.ASSEMBLY Click to play or right-click and save MP3 file.
2.REVEILLE Click to play or right-click and save MP3 file.15.RECALL Click to play or right-click and save MP3 file.
3.ASSEMBLY Click to play or right-click and save MP3 file.16.FIRST CALL Click to play or right-click and save MP3 file.
4.MESS CALL (morning) Click to play or right-click and save MP3 file.17.GUARD MOUNTING (when scheduled) Click to play or right-click and save MP3 file.
5.SICK CALL* Click to play or right-click and save MP3 file.18.ASSEMBLY Click to play or right-click and save MP3 file.
6.DRILL CALL* Click to play or right-click and save MP3 file.19.ADJUTANT'S CALL (parade only) Click to play or right-click and save MP3 file.
7.ASSEMBLY Click to play or right-click and save MP3 file.20.RETREAT Click to play or right-click and save MP3 file.
8.FIRST SERGEANT'S CALL* Click to play or right-click and save MP3 file.21.TO THE COLOR Click to play or right-click and save MP3 file.
9.OFFICER'S CALL* Click to play or right-click and save MP3 file.22.MESS CALL (evening) Click to play or right-click and save MP3 file.
10.RECALL* Click to play or right-click and save MP3 file.23.TATTOO Click to play or right-click and save MP3 file.
11.MAIL CALL Click to play or right-click and save MP3 file.24.CALL TO QUARTERS Click to play or right-click and save MP3 file.
12.MESS CALL (noon) Click to play or right-click and save MP3 file.25.TAPS Click to play or right-click and save MP3 file.
13.DRILL CALL* Click to play or right-click and save MP3 file. * (OPTIONAL)

SUNDAY SEQUENCE OF BUGLE CALLS

1.FIRST CALL Click to play or right-click and save MP3 file.5.FIRST CALL (retreat) Click to play or right-click and save MP3 file.
2.REVEILLE Click to play or right-click and save MP3 file.6.ASSEMBLY Click to play or right-click and save MP3 file.
3.ASSEMBLY Click to play or right-click and save MP3 file.7.RETREAT Click to play or right-click and save MP3 file.
4.MESS CALL (noon) Click to play or right-click and save MP3 file.8.TO THE COLOR Click to play or right-click and save MP3 file.
  9.TAPS Click to play or right-click and save MP3 file.

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