Infantry Drills

4-79: Protect Critical Sites and Personnel

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4-79. Certain locations within the area of operation may be identified as critical and require protection. This may be a facility or infrastructure providing important civil services to the population or a facility or asset where the loss of which would increase destabilization and hostilities among belligerents. To provide security for key personnel may be in the form of a personal security detachment or security escorts when they must circulate through the local area. (Refer to appendix D, section I of this publication for more information.)

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