Infantry Drills

6-37: Planning

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6-37. In planning for departure of friendly lines, the leader should consider the following sequence of actions:

  • Making contact with friendly guides at the contact point.
  • Moving to a coordinated initial rally point just inside friendly lines.
  • Completing final coordination.
  • Moving to and through the passage point.
  • Establishing a security-listening halt beyond the friendly unit’s final protective fires.

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