Infantry Drills

7-8: Duties

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7-8. The CLS ensures the squad CLS bag and litters are properly packed. Identifies Class VIII shortages to the platoon medic, and participates in all + CLS and litter-carry drills. His advanced first-aid skills are called upon in the field until casualties can be evacuated or medical personnel arrive. The CLS knows the location of the CCP and SOP for establishing it.

Note. The CLS should have a laminated quick reference nine-line medical
evacuation card.

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