Infantry Drills

2-163: Recommend a Course of Action to the Higher Commander

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2-163. Once the platoon leader selects a COA, keeping in mind the commander’s intent, the company commander is informed, and he has the option of approving or disapproving it based upon its impact on the overall mission. To avoid delay, a unit SOP may provide automatic approval of certain actions.

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