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1

What are the 9 common elements found in a combat environment?

1. Violent
2. Casualties
3. Confusion
4. Isolation
5. Communications
6. Individual (discomfort and mental fatigue)
7. Fear
8. Continous operations
9. Homesickness

2

What are the characteristics that enable Marines and Sailors to overcome fear and explain each one of them.

1. Morale- The individual's state of mind
2. Discipline- The individual or group attitude that ensure obedience of orders or proper action in absence of orders
3. Espirit de Corps- The loyalty, pride, and enthusiasm for the unit shown by its members.
4. Proficiency- The technical, tactical, and physical ability to accomplish the mission.
5. Motivation- Physiological factors such as needs, desires, and impulses that cause a person to act.

3

What are the six troop leading steps(BAMCIS)?

1. BEGIN PLANNING- Use acronym METT-T (Mission, Enemy, Terrain/Weather, Troops/Support, Time)
2. ARRANGE RECONNAISANCE- Movement of the unit, persons to accompany the leader/commander and the schedule.
3. MAKE RECONNAISSANCE- Revise the plan, select a vantage point, coordinate with all leaders, confirm tactical control measures
4. COMPLETE THE PLAN- Receive recommendations, complete estimate and arrive at a decision, prepare the order
5. ISSUE THE ORDER- Brief leaders and make sure of thorough understanding of the order.
6. SUPERVISE- Planning, preparation and conduct of the operation.

4

What is Article I ?

"I am an American, fighting in the armed forces which guard my country and our way of life. I am prepared to give my life in their defense."

5

What is Article II ?

"I will never surrender of my own free will. If in command, I will never surrender the members of my command while they still have the means to resist."

6

What is Article III ?

"If I am captured, I will continue to resist by all means available. I will make every effort to escape and aid other to escape. I will accept neither parole or special favors from the enemy."

7

What is Article VI ?

"I will never forget that I am an American, fighting for freedom, responsible for my actions, and dedicated to the principles which made my country free. I will trust in my God and in the United States of America."

8

What is Article VI ?

"I will never forget that I am an American, fighting for freedom, responsible for my actions, and dedicated to the principles which made my country free. I will trust in my God and in the United States of America."

9

What are the rights of a prisoner?

-The right to receive sanitary, protective housing and clothing.
-The right to receive sufficient amount of food to maintain good health.
-The right to receive adequate medical care.
-The right to receive necessary facilities for proper hygiene.
-The right to practice religious faith.
-The right to keep personal property except weapons, military equipment and military documents.
-The right to send and receive mail
-The right to receive packages such as food, clothing, educational, religious, and recreational materials.
-The right to select a fellow POW to represent you.
-The right to receive humane treatment.
-The right to have a copy of the Geneva Convention
-The right to have a copy of camp regulations.

10

Discuss the right to receive sanitary, protective housing and clothing

POW shall be quartered under conditions as favorable as those for the forces of the detaining power who are billeted in the same area.

11

Discuss the right to receive sufficient amount of food to maintain good health.

-Food should be sufficient in quantity and quality to keep POW's in good health and prevent weight loss.
-Sufficient drinking water shall be provided and use of tobacco permitted. POW's shall be permitted to be employed in preparation of food.

12

Discuss the right to receive necessary facilities for medical care.

-Every camp shall have an infirmary
-POW's shall not be restricted to request medical attention
-Medical inspections for POW's shall be held at least once a month

13

Discuss the right to practice religious faith.

POW's shall be permitted to practice their faith and attend their respective religious services on condition they comply with the disciplinary routine.

14

Discuss the right to keep personal property, except weapons, military equipment or military documents.

POW's shall keep their identity documents, any protective articles like metal helmet or gas mask, clothing badges of rank and nationality, decorations, articles with sentimental value.

15

Discuss the right to send and receive mail.

The number of correspondence allowed to be sent shall not be less than two letters and four cards monthly.

16

What are the obligations of POW's?

1. Give only NAME, RANK, SERVICE NUMBER, DATE OF BIRTH.
2. Obey lawful rules and regulations.
3. Responsibility to perform paid labor
4. Maintain military discipline and courtesy and honors to all officers regardless of branch (U.S. or Allied)