Infantry Drills

Section V: Post Patrol Activities

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6-222. Immediately on reentering the secure base or rejoining the unit, the patrol leader should positively verify all members of the patrol and attachments, prisoners, or detainees are accounted for. The patrol leader should check in with the company or battalion command post as soon as possible after entering the base location or rejoining the unit. Additional post patrol activities will include:

  • Account for weapons and equipment.
  • Debrief.
  • Patrol report.

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