Infantry Drills

E-88: Task Organization Options

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E-88. A combat vehicle platoon or section normally would be operational control to an Infantry company during combined arms operations at the company level. However, in the combat operation, Infantry platoons and squads may receive combat vehicle platoons or sections to conduct operations. There are four basic techniques of task-organizing the combat vehicle section into the Infantry company for combat operations: combat vehicle platoon as a maneuver element; combat vehicle sections under Infantry control; combat vehicle sections under company and platoon control; and Infantry squads under combat vehicle control. This concept holds true for all combat vehicle units.

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