Infantry Drills

1-94: Section Leader

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1-94. While mounted, the platoon leader and platoon sergeant are the section leaders. However, in the event that the platoon leader or platoon sergeant must dismount, the senior Bradley commander within each section becomes the section leader, assisting and advising the platoon leader in the employment of the mounted section. The section leader handle—

  • Tactically employing and maintaining the BFVs within the section and individual training of the section’s personnel.
  • Monitoring his vehicle and section position on the platoon formation, digital overlays, and digital reports.
  • Navigating correctly, with or without precision navigation system.
  • Sending SPOTREPs as requested or when the section makes contact.

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