Infantry Drills

F-109: Reference Points

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F-109. Another way to designate obscure targets is to use easy-to-recognize reference points. All leaders and gunners must know terrain features and terminology used to describe them. (Refer to TC 3-25.26 for more information.) When using a reference point, the word “reference” precedes its description. This is done to avoid confusion. The general direction to the reference point should be given.

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