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1

What are the 5 major terrain features?

1. Hill
2. Valley
3. Ridge
4. Saddle
5. Depression

2

What are the three minor terrain features?

1. Clifff
2. Draw
3. Spur

3

What are the 2 supplementary terrain features?

1. Cut
2. Fill

4

What are the colors of the map and what do they stand for?

BROWN - terrain/contour lines
BLUE - water
BLACK - manmade features
RED - major roads/build up areas
GREEN - vegetations

5

What does GOTWA stand for and give an example of when you would use it?

GOING
OTHERS going with me
TIME we'll be gone
WHAT to do if I don't return in time
ACTIONS on contact all elements

6

What are the three types of bleeding and describe them?

1. Arterial - bright red spurting blood
2. Venous - dark red steady flow
3. Capillary - blood oozes from wound

7

What are the three types of heat injuries?

1. Heat cramps
2. Heat exhaustion
3. Heat stroke

8

What does OAKOC stand for?

O bservation fields of fire
A venues of approach
K ey terrain features
O bstacles
C over and concealment

9

In reference to land navigation, what are the different types of north?

Grid North
True North
Magnetic North

10

What are the five paragraphs of an Operation Order?

1. Situation
2. Mission
3. Execution
4. Sustainment
5. Command and Signal

11

What are the five principles of patrolling?

1. Planning
2. Recon
3. Security
4. Control
5. Common Sense

12

What does SLLS stand for?

Stop
Look
Listen
Smell

13

What does LACE stand for?

Liquid
Ammo
Casualties
Equipment

14

What does SALUTE stand for?

Size
Activity
Location
Uniform
Time
Equipment

15

What does METT-TC stand for?

Mission
Enemy
Time
Terrain
-
Troops Available
Civilians on the battlefield

16

What are the different types of command orders?

Warning Order (WARNO)
Operations Order (OPORD)
Fragmentary Order (FRAGO)

17

What are the eight troop leading procedures?

1. Receive mission
2. Issue Warning Order
3. Make Tentative Plan
4. Start Necessary Movement
5. Reconnoiter
6. Complete the Plan
7. Issue Operations Order
8. Surpervise

18

In reference to an Enemy Prisoner of War, what are the five S's?

1. Search
2. Silence
3. Segregate
4. Safeguard
5. Speed to the rear

19

What are the different types of Recon Patrols?

Area
Zone
Route

20

What are the different types of movement techniques?

Traveling
Traveling over watch
Bounding over watch (successive, alternative)

21

What are the eight cycles of function?

1. Feeding
2. Chambering
3. Locking
4. Firing
5. Unlocking
6. Extracting
7. Ejecting
8. Cocking

22

What are the eight battle drills?

1. Platoon attack
1a. Squad attack
2. React to contact
3. Break contact
4. React to ambush
5. Knock out bunkers
6. Enter building/clear room
7. Enter/clear trench
8. Conduct initial breach of mind wire obstacle

23

What is a Nine Line Medevac?

1. Location of pick-up site
2. Frequency, call sign, suffix
3. Patients by precedence
4. Special equipment
5. Patients by type
6. Security at the pickup site
7. Method of Marking at pickup site
8. Nationality and status
9. NBC