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1. Situation

A. Enemy forces

1 size – in the area that we will be operating in, The enemy is estimated to be (give appx. Strength) ________________________________________

2 activity – (indications according to Intel) the enemy is preparing or conducting v and __________________________________________________ __________

their disposition is _____________________________________________

3 location Their positions appear to be or are located at (grid coord.) ________________/______________________

4 unit they are suspected or believed to be ____________________

and ________________________________

do or do not Have other supporting (units, brigades etc.) ________________________________

5 terrain in the area of operation the terrain is generally _____________________

6 equipment-the type of equipment ,vehicles,aircraft,and weapons systems they are believed confirmed or suspected to have are ____________________

7 movement their next possible move is _________________________________

8 Morale their overall morale is expected to be (unknown , Low , High ) Due to __________________________________________________ __ ___________--

9 Probable course of action _____________________________________

10 NBC capability is suspected /believed/confirmed to be __________________________________________________ __ ________

B Friendly Forces

1.The mission of the next higher unit __________________________________________________ __ ___has the responsibility of _________________________

In the location of Grid ____________________/______________________

2. the unit to our front is _______________________________ and has the mission of___________________________________ in the location of Grid _________________________/______________________

3.the unit to our right is _______________________ and has the mission of _________________________ in the location of Grid ________________________/______________________

4. the unit to our left is __________________________________________ and has the mission of ____________________________________- in the location of grid ____________________/_______________________

5. the unit to our rear is _____________________________ and has the mission of ____________________________ in the location of ___________________________/_______________________

6 fire support if available for the mission will be provided by ________________ in which they have (type of fire spt) __________________________ priority of fire will go first to ____________________________ and all other fire missions will be(on call / stand-by / priority level #____)

I will – will not—cover the concentration of fire at this time ( if you are going to cover fire support turn to page _____)

7. Additional support if any will be provided by _____________________________

C attachment/Detachments

The following (Pers/teams/units) will be Detached --- attached – to – from—

D. weather data and forecast

The general weather forecast for the next _____ (hrs/days) will be

1 High_____ 2 Low ____ 3 Winds______ 4 Wind direction________/________ 5 Illumination________ 6 Moon Rise ________ 7 Moon Set__________ 8 Sunrise _________ 9 sunset________ 10 BMNT__________ 11 EENT_________ 12. __________

****MISSION ****

Our Mission (sqd/plt/patrol) #____ is to conduct a (RECON RAID AMBUSH MOVEMENT TO CONTACT) on (date) _______ between(DTG)_____and _____ In the vicinity of Grid ______________/____________ to complete the mission No later than (dtg) __________________. Be prepared to ________________

***EXECUTION***

A. Concept of the operation

Scheme of Maneuver

The Sqd PLT Patrol ________ will Depart here by (Mode of travel) ____________________ NLT _____________(DTG) _______ to be inserted/ Moved to ___________/______________ in the location or area of __________________/______________

From there we will travel on a general direction, route of azimuth ___________ Once we are (set up /prepared to) __________________ we will then Conduct _____________________________. Afterwards we _____________________.

B. Specific responsibilities

Elements identify

The __________ will provide overall control of _________. And consist of ___________________________. And be responsible for _____________. _______________________________.
The _______________. Will provide___________________________________________ ___ ___________________________________________. And consist of __________________________________________________ __ __. And be responsible for_______________________________________________ ___ ___________________________________________.
The _______________. Will provide___________________________________________ ___ ___________________________________________. And consist of __________________________________________________ __ __. And be responsible for_______________________________________________ ___ ___________________________________________.
The _______________. Will provide___________________________________________ ___ ___________________________________________. And consist of __________________________________________________ __ __. And be responsible for_______________________________________________ ___ ___________________________________________.
The _______________. Will provide___________________________________________ ___ ___________________________________________. And consist of __________________________________________________ __ __. And be responsible for_______________________________________________ ___ ___________________________________________.
The _______________. Will provide___________________________________________ ___ ___________________________________________. And consist of __________________________________________________ __ __. And be responsible for_______________________________________________ ___ ___________________________________________.

[C] Teams & Sub-Unit Missions

Special teams will be as per( the Warning order/This Oporder)

TEAMS OR DUTIES HQS--------1ST--------2ND--------3RD------
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POW&SEARCH TEAMS _____. ______. _______. _____. ______.
AID &LITTER TEAMS _____. ______. _______. _____. ______.
DEMOLITION TEAMS _____. ______. _______. _____. ______. __________________. __________________. __________________.
AID &LITTER TEAMS: WILL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR ADMINISTERING FIRST AID AND EVAC. ANY WOUNDED. BUT FRIENDLY WOUNDED HAVE “FIRST PRIORITY” IN CARE AND AID.ENEMY PERSONNEL WILL BE TREATED____.
INSURE YOU (HAVE / DRAW) THE PROPER EQUIPMENT NEED TO HELP YOU ACCOMPLISH YOUR RESPONSIBILITES. POW & SEARCH TEAMS: WILL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR SEARCHING OR HANDLING ANY POWs (DEAD or ALIVE) INSURE YOU HAVE DRAW EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO ACCOMPLISH YOUR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES. DEMOLITION TEAMS WILL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR: __________________________________________________ __ ____________________________________________.
SPECIAL PURPOSE TEAMS WILL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR:______________________________________________ __ __________________________________________________ _.

[D] INDIVIDUAL & KEY PERSONNEL:

ID WHO WILL PROVIDE THE FOLLOWING:

ASSIGNED DUTIES: HQS -------- 1ST---------2ND---------3RD---- ----WPN
SECURITY POINT _____. ______. _______. _____. ______.
SECURITY REAR _____. ______. _______. _____. ______.
SECURITY RIGHT _____. ______. _______. _____. ______.
SECURITY LEFT _____. ______. _______. _____. ______.
SECURITY AIR _____. ______. _______. _____. ______.
RTO _____. ______. _______. _____. ______.
RECORDERS _____. ______. _______. _____. ______.
COMPASS MAN PRI_____. ______. _______. _____. ______.
COMPASS MAN ALT _____. ______. _______. _____. ______.
________________. _____. ______. _______. _____. ______.
________________. _____. ______. _______. _____. ______.
________________. _____. ______. _______. _____. ______.

1 POINT SECURITY YOU WILL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR PROVIDING SECURITY TO THE IMMEDIATE FRONT.STAY ALERT STAY ALIVE AT ALL TIMES. AS YOU ARE MOST LIKELY TO ENCOUNTER ANY ENEMY TARGETS AND OR DANGER AREAS BEFORE THE REST OF THE UNIT.WE ARE DEPENDING ON YOU TO REPORT ANYTHING THAT MIGHT BE A THREAT TO OUR UNIT. REMEMBER TO LOOK BACK AT THE COMPASS MAN HE IS THE NAVIGATOR “NOT YOU”.

2 LEFT, RIGHT& REAR SECURITY YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR PROVIDING SECURITY TO OR LEFT OUR RIGHT AND OUR REAR. . THE SAME GOES FOR YOU STAY ALERT AT ALL TIMES. . PASS ALONG THE PROPER HAND & ARM SIGNALS AND REPORT ANYTHING THAT MAY POSE A THREAT TO OUR UNIT.

3 AIR GUARDS (IF ANY) YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR REPORTING ANY UNIDENTIFIED AIRCRAFT (FIXED WING OR HELICOPTER) AND (PROVIDING AIR COVER / OTHER DUTIES) __________________________________________________ .

4 RECORDERS YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR RECORDING ALL ELEMENTS OF INFORMATION ENEMY AND FRIENDLY AS DIRECTED BY ME. OR OTHER LEADERS IN THE SQUADS,UNITS OR PATROLS.MAKE SURE YOU HAVE SUFFICIENT WRITING MATERIALS AND KEEP THEM WATERPROOF.

5 RADIO OPERATORS: YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR MAINTAINING RADIO COMMUNICATIONS WITH HIGHER AT ALL TIMES. MAKE SURE YOU______________. EXCEPT WHEN OTHERWISE______________. OTHER THAN ROUTINE “RADIO CHECKS” NO OTHER RADIO COMMUNICATIONS WILL BE SENT WITHOUT MY PERMISSION.ALL INCOMING MESSAGES, RADIO INTERFERENCES, AND PROBLEMS WILL BE REPORTED TO ME IMMEDIATELY.MAKE SURE YOU KEEP THE VOLUME DOWN, CHANGE THE FREQS AT THE PROPER TIME AND ________________________.

[6] COMPASSMEN PRIMARY AND ALTERNATE.: YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR SUCESSFULLY NAVIGATING THE SQUAD PLATTOON OR PATROL. I WILL PERIODICALLY CHECK YOUR DIRECTION OF TRAVEL . TO MAKE D=SURE YOU ARE ON THE CORRECT AZIMUTH. IT IS CRITICAL THAT YOU DO NOT DEVIATE FROM THE AZ. WITH OUT CHECKING WITH ME FIRST. “DO NOT” FOLLOW THE POINT MAN HE WILL ADJUST TO YOU. NOT YOU TO HIM.

[7] PACEMEN PRIMARY AND ALTERNATE. YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR INSURING THAT WE HAVE TRAVELED THE PROPER DISTANCES.THE PACE COUNT MUST BE PASSED FORWARD EVERY ______METER/FEET UNTIL I DIRECT YOU TO DO OTHERWISE.
AT NO TIME WILL YOU ADJUST YOUR PACECOUNT WITHOUT FIRST CONSULTING ME.WHEN I HAVE RECEIVED THE TWO SEPARATE PACE COUNTS I WILL THEN MAKE THE DETERMINATION AS TO WHAT THE CORRECT PACE/DISTANCE SHOULD BE. YOU WILL VERIFY YOUR COUNTS AND STRIDES BEFORE YOU DEPART THIS LOCATION.
EVERYONE MUST UNDERSTAND THAT WHEN THEY RECEIVE THE PACE COUNT IT MUST BE PASSED FORWARD IMMEDIATLEY.WITH OUT ANY DELAY I AM NOW GOING TO COVER THE COMPASS HEADINGS AND AZIMUTH’S ALONG WITH DISTANCES WITH EVRYBODY. EVERYBODY WILL RECORD THESE.PREPARE TO COPY. ARE YOU LISTENING?
THE FIRST ONE IS (AZ/DEGREES)___________FOR(DISTANCE)____________
THE NEXT ONE IS
(AZ/DEGREES)___________FOR(DISTANCE)____________
___________.(AZ/DEGREES)___________FOR(DISTANCE)____________
___________.(AZ/DEGREES)___________FOR(DISTANCE)____________
___________.(AZ/DEGREES)___________FOR(DISTANCE)____________
___________.(AZ/DEGREES)___________FOR(DISTANCE)____________
___________.(AZ/DEGREES)___________FOR(DISTANCE)____________
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___________.(AZ/DEGREES)___________FOR(DISTANCE)____________
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KEY ELEMENT LEADER(id each leader)

1. ______________ YOU ARE SECOND IN COMMAND OF THIS MISSION AND WOILLBE IN CHARGE DURING MY ABSENCE AND OR IF I BECOME A CASUALTY. YOU WILL ASSIST ME THROUGHOUT THE MISSION.AND ENSURE THAT ALL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES ARE CARRIED OUT ACCORDING TO MY INSTRUCTIONS. YOU WILL ALSO BE RESPONSIBLE FOR _________________________________________________. AT ALL STOPS / HALTS YOU WILL______________________________________________ ____________. AND INSURE EVERY INDIVIDUAL_____________________________.AFTER CROSSING ANY OBSTACLES OR DANGER AREAS YOU WILL CONTROL THE ____________________________.AND INSURE THERE ARE NO BREAKS IN ___________________________________.YOU WILL SEND FORWARD THE HEAD COUNT EVERY___________________. YOU WILL INSURE THAT PROPER NOISE LIGHT AND LITTER DISCIPLINE IS BEING ENFORCED AT ALL TIMES.AND MAKE ON THE SPOT CORRECTIONS.

2. ______________ YOU ARE _____________IN CHARGE AND BE RESPONSIBLE FOR.____________________________________.

3. ______________ YOU ARE _____________IN CHARGE AND BE RESPONSIBLE FOR.__________________________________.

4. ______________ YOU ARE _____________IN CHARGE AND BE RESPONSIBLE FOR.______________________________________.

5.______________ YOU ARE _____________IN CHARGE AND BE RESPONSIBLE FOR._____________________________________.

Identify where everyone will be located during all critical times and places. Know where your soldiers are. Identify where each leader is located and have each leader stand up and tell everyone where they will be at during the following events.

While in vehicle aircraft or boat._______________________________
Enroute during Movement._________________________________.
Order of move / march. ___________________________________.
At RP/ORP ________________________________________.
On the objective. _______________________________________.
In the patrol base . _______________________________________.
__________________________________________________ _____.
__________________________________________________ ___.
__________________________________________________ _____.

LEADERS CONTINGENCY PLAN

THIS IS AN SOP LEADERS CONTENCY PLAN FOR WHEN I OR ANOTHER LEADER MUST DEPART FROM THE UNIT FOR ANY AMOUNT OF TIME.

A. IF I OR ANOTHER LEADER DO NOT RETURN IN (time) _____min/hr. AFTER DEPARTING THE UNIT, SEND OUT A SMALL SEARCH PARTY BUT DO NOT GO ANYWHERE NEAR ________________________________________.

IF NOT FOUND BY MIN/HRS________ NOTIFY_______AND--DO--- DONOT—CONTINUE WITH MISSION.

C. IF YOU HEAR FIRE WAIT APPX. ______MIN/HRS BEFORE PREPARING TO SEND OUT A ________________.AND_________________.
D. RADIO COMMUNICATIONS --WILL – WILL NOT--- BE –USED—TAKEN—DURING ______________________________________.
****** Coordinating Instructions********
1. Time of departure and return we/you will depart here NLT/NET (DTG)__________ arrive at ______________ NLT/NET(DTG)_______________. And then ____________________________________.
HOWEVER THE MISSION HAS TOP PRIORITYAND ANY CHANGES WILL TO THE TIMES OR THE MISSION STATEMENT WILL DEPEND ON HIGHER GIVING US PERMISSION OR A NEW SET OF INSTRUCTIONS.

2 ROUTES GO OVER THE MAPS.

THE FOLLOWING COLORS OR ITEMS REPRESENT. ROADS WATER TRAILS BUILDINGS TOWNS OBSTACLES INFIL ROUTE EXFIL ROUTE

OUR PRIMARY ROUTE IS SHOWN BY __________________.
AND AS YOU CAN SEE THE TERRAIN IS ________________________.

OUR ALTERNATIVE ROUTE IS SHOWN BY ____________________.

OUR EXFIL TERRAIN IS __________________________.

NOTE THE CRITICAL AREAS.___________________. ____________.
OUR INFIL WILL BE VIA ______________________________________.

AFTER WE HAVE ENTERED/PASSED INTO OR THRU___________.
WE WILL ASSMBLE /SPLIT-UP INTO/ DISPERSE-TO)_______________________________________________ _.
WHENEVER I MUST LEAVE THE SQD UNIT OR PATROL I WILL TAKE WITH ME THE FOLLOWING PERSONNEL FOR SECURITY AND CONTROL. __________________________________________________ __________________________________________________ _________________.

AT ALL TIMES WHEN I DO SO THE CONTINGENCY PLAN WILL BE IN EFFECT.

EVERYONE WILL BE FULLY ALERT AND WILL BECOME ACCUSTOMED TO THE SOUNDS .NOISE AND LIGHT OF THE BATTLE AREA. AS WE RESUME MOVEMENT WE WILL—WILL NOT—CALL IN A SITREP /CODE/PHASE. TO ____________________________.

IN THE EVENT OF UNEXPECTED ENEMY CONTACT WHILE STARTING OUT WE ---WILL----WILL NOT--- ENGAGE THE ENEMY.

IF NECESSARY WE WILL CALL OR NOTIFY ._______________________.
TO ___________________. AND ( Break contact/hold in place/continue with mission/wait for instructions.)

IF WE MUST MAKE A (LINK-UP) (RE-ENTRY) WITH A FRIENDLY UNIT. WE WILL HALT THE SQD UNIT PATROL JUST SHORT OF_____________. SET UP A HASTY _________________________________.
AND ATTEMPT TO MAKE VISUAL /RADIO CONTACT WITH.____________.
IF WE CANNOT MAKE CONTACT I WILL ASSUME WE OR THE OTHER ____________. EITHER TO LATE TO EARLY OR IN THE WRONG LOCATION.AND WE WILL TRY AGAIN TO __________. IF NECESSARY WE WILL CONTACT._____________.AND ASK FOR ASSISTANCE AND FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS.

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