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7-35. The general classes of resupply operations are routine, emergency, or prestock. The Infantry platoon and squad SOP specifies cues and procedures for each method, which the platoon and squad rehearse during training exercises. The actual method selected for resupply in the field depends on METT-TC.
7-36. Supplies are divided into 10 major categories, which are referred to as classes. They are:
- Class I – Food, rations and water.
- Class II – Clothing.
- Class III – Petroleum, oil, and lubricants.
- Class IV– Fortification and barrier materiels.
- Class V – Ammunition.
- Class VI – Personal items.
- Class VII – Major end items.
- + Class VIII – Medical materiel and supplies (including blood, blood products, and repair parts for medical items).
- Class IX – Repair parts.
- Class X – Miscellaneous supplies.
7-37. Resupply operations fall into one of three classifications: routine, emergency, or prestock. The platoon and company SOP specifies cues for each method. The platoon should rehearse or conduct resupply operations every time they conduct field training. The actual method selected for resupply in the field depends on METT-TC.
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