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Mission/Task Reviews


1. Initiate 5-6 weeks out: consider doing reviews on a continual basis prior to collective training at the company and battalion levels.

2. Include company commanders, Battle Staff to include all special staff, and special platoon leaders.

3. Examine tasks from METL or anticipated missions; use METL and MTP as principal source documents for choosing focus.

4. Use mission/task reviews to do the following:

- review doctrinal standards and expected conditions for task/mission execution.
- review available doctrinal literature.
- review principal tactics, techniques, and procedures focusing on those you expect to use.
- review observations from CTCs through available literature, tapes, and previous Take-Home Packages.
- review graphical symbols typically used for the specified mission or task (display a typical overlay).
- conduct a conceptual walk-through of a typical execution of the mission/task.
- discuss execution issues:
-how to track battle
-how and when to commit reserve
-how to concentrate combat power at or on the decisive point.
-how to provide specific guidance on preparing or training for upcoming execution of mission/task.

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Command Post (CP) Training
Chapter 2 - Mission Analysis in OOTW



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