Infantry Drills

2-179: Order of Events

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2-179. As the platoon leader plans for a movement to contact, the following
considerations apply to most, but not all, offensive tasks:

  • Assembly area (AA).
  • Reconnaissance.
  • Movement to the LD.
  • Maneuver.
  • Deployment.
  • Assault.
  • Consolidation and reorganization.

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