Infantry Drills

2-120: Traveling

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2-120. The platoons often use the traveling technique when contact is unlikely and speed is needed. (See figure 2-28, page 2-48.) When using the traveling technique, all unit elements move continuously. In continuous movement, all Soldiers travel at a moderate rate of speed, with all personnel alert. During traveling, formations are essentially not altered except for effects of terrain.

Figure 2-28. Platoon traveling

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