Infantry Drills

2-190: Prepare

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2-190. Preparation actions are performed by the platoon to improve its ability to execute an operation. The platoon’s success during missions depend as much on preparation as planning. Activities specific to preparation include:

  • Revising and refining the plan.
  • Rehearsals.
  • Troop movements.
  • Precombat checks and inspections.
  • Sustainment preparations.
  • Subordinate confirmation briefs and back briefs.

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