Infantry Drills

A-35: Restated Mission

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A-35. Leaders conclude their mission analyses by restating their missions. To do this, they answer the five Ws:

  • Who (the unit).
  • What (the unit’s essential task and type of operation).
  • When (this is the time given in the company OPORD).
  • Where (the objective or location stated in company OPORD), and.
  • Why (the units purpose, taken from the companies concept of the operation).

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