Infantry Drills

6-58: Alert Plan and “Stand To”

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6-58. The leader states the alert posture and stand to time. He develops the plan to ensure all positions are checked periodically, observation posts are relieved periodically, and at least one leader always is alert. The patrol typically conducts stand to at a time specified by unit SOP such as 30 minutes before and after the begin morning nautical twilight (BMNT) or the end of evening nautical twilight (EENT).

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