Infantry Drills

4-14: Restore Essential Services

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4-14. The Infantry platoon and squad is capable of providing only the most essential services. Normally, the military force supports other government, intergovernmental, and host-nation agencies improving essential services. Essential services include the following:

  • Emergency medical care and rescue.
  • Providing food and water.
  • Providing emergency shelter.

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