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A-20. The WARNORD follows the five-paragraph OPORD format and includes the following items, at a minimum:
- Type of operation.
- General location of operation.
- Initial operational timeline.
- Reconnaissance to initiate.
- Movement to initiate.
- Planning and preparation instructions (to include planning timeline).
- Information requirements.
- Commander’s critical information requirements.