Find a Security Clearance Job!

Military

*FM 19-4

Field Manual
No. 19-4

HEADQUARTERS
DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY
Washington, DC, 7 May 1993

 

FM 19-4

MILITARY POLICE
BATTLEFIELD CIRCULATION CONTROL,
AREA SECURITY, AND
ENEMY PRISONER OF WAR OPERATIONS

Table of Contents


PREFACE

PART ONE - MP ON THE BATTLEFIELD

Chapter 1 - SOLDIERING

Using Weapons, Vehicles, and Survivability-Enhancing Equipment

Communicating

Using Orders and Reports

Chapter 2 - BEING TACTICALLY PROFICIENT

Preparing for Combat

Moving in Combat

Chapter 3 - DEPLOYING FOR COMBAT

Moving to a New Area of Operations

Setting Up a New Operational Site

PART TWO - OPERATING IN SUPPORT OF A DIVISION/CORPS/TAACOM

Chapter 4 - COLLECTING AND CONTRIBUTING TO BATTLEFIELD INFORMATION AND INTELLIGENCE

Conducting Reconnaissance Patrols

Detecting and Reporting NBC Hazards

Performing Temporary Route Signing

Chapter 5 - OPERATING FROM KEY LOCATIONS

Expediting Movement on MSRs

Operating Traffic Control Posts

Operating Checkpoints

Operating Roadblocks

Operating Straggler Control Posts and Collecting Points

Operating Dismount Points

Operating Access Control Points

Operating Vehicle Holding Areas

Chapter 6 - OPERATING IN CONCERT (Squad-Minus to Platoon-Plus)

Contributing to the Security of Designated Critical Assets

Operating Defiles

Operating EPW Collecting Points and Holding Areas

Field Processing Enemy Prisoners of War

Escorting EPW from the Combat Zone

Operating Field Detention Facilities

Chapter 7 - OPERATING MOBILE ELEMENTS IN CONCERT (Squad-Minus to Platoon-Plus)

Conducting Combat Patrols

Conducting Deliberate and Hasty Attacks

Delaying the Enemy

Chapter 8 - GENERATING COMBAT POWER

Counterincursion Operations

Base Response Force and Air Base Ground Defense Operations

Chapter 9 - HANDING OFF OPERATIONS TO A TACTICAL COMBAT FORCE

Coordinating a Handover

Passing a Response Force Through a Stationary TCF

Passing a TCF through a Delaying Response Force

Blocking for a TCF Conducting a Flank Attack

Chapter 10 - SUPPORTING COMBINED ARMS OPERATIONS

Support for River Crossings

Support for Passages of Lines

Support for Area Damage Control

PART THREE - OPERATING IN SUPPORT OF A THEATER ARMY

Chapter 11 - PROCESSING, EVACUATING, AND INTERNING CAPTIVES

Processing Captives

Evacuating or Transferring EPWs for Internment

Setting Up and Operating Internment Facilities in Theater

Providing Security at Internment Facilities

Promoting Good Prisoner Behavior

Chapter 12 - PROVIDING SPECIALIZED SECURITY FOR CRITICAL RAILWAY, PIPELINE, AND PORT CARGOES

Providing Security of Cargo in Port

Providing On-Board Security of Cargo Moving by Rail

Providing Security for Products Moving by Pipeline

Chapter 13 - PROVIDING SECURITY FOR SPECIAL AMMUNITION

Providing Security at Nuclear Ammunition Supply Points

Providing Security for the Ammunition During Ground Movement

Providing Security for the Ammunition During Transloading

PART FOUR - MP EMPLOYMENT CONSIDERATIONS

Chapter 14 - EMPLOYING MP ELEMENTS

Anticipating Change

Focusing and Prioritizing Efforts

Chapter 15 - INTEGRATING BATTLEFIELD ACTIONS AND SUPPORT

Interacting with Transportation Elements

Interacting with Engineer Elements

Interacting with Field Artillery, Army Aviation, and USAF Tactical Air Elements

Chapter 16 - USING OPERATIONAL AND TACTICAL PLANNING

Using Military Planning

Analyzing, Forecasting, and Risk-taking

Identifying, Developing, and Selecting Courses of Action

Coordinating and Integrating Plans

Assessing and Adapting for Change

Appendix A - Metric-English Conversion Chart

Appendix B - MP Company Weapons, Vehicles, and Equipment

Appendix C - Description and Use of NBC Protective Gear and Detecting Equipment

Appendix D - Orders and Reports

Appendix E - Countering Mines

Appendix F - Radio Communication Interface

Appendix G - Contributing to the Rear Area Intelligence Preparation of the Battlefield

Appendix H - The Route Classification System

Appendix I - Signs Identifying Military Routes and Locations

Appendix J - Documents and Forms for Evacuating, Processing, Interning Captives

Appendix K - Employing Military Working Dog Teams

Glossary

References

Authorization Letter


DISTRIBUTION RESTRICTION: Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited.

*This publication supersedes FM 19-4, 23 May 1984.



NEWSLETTER
Join the GlobalSecurity.org mailing list