Infantry Drills

7-24: Planning Consideration

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7-24. Planning sustainment operations is primarily a company- and battalion-level operation. While the company commander and executive officer plan the operation, the platoon leader is responsible for execution at platoon level.

7-25. Sustainment at the Infantry platoon level is characterized by the following:

  • Responsiveness.
  • Economy.
  • Flexibility.
  • Integration.
  • Survivability.

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