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6-62. The leader physically reconnoiters routes to select rally points whenever possible. He selects tentative points if he only can conduct a map reconnaissance. Routes are confirmed by the leader through actual inspection as the platoon moves through them. Rally points must—
- Be easy to recognize on the ground.
- Have cover and concealment.
- Be away from natural lines of drift.
- Be defendable for short periods.