Infantry Drills

2-317: Initial Assessment

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2-317. Upon receiving the mission, leaders perform an initial assessment of the situation and METT-TC, focusing on the unit’s role in the larger operation, and allocating time for planning and preparing. The two most important products from this initial assessment should be at least a partial restated mission, and a timeline. Leaders issue their initial WARNORD on this first assessment and time allocation.

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