Information about troops
3. Formulate a preliminary plan of action for
accomplishing the mission.
Arrange for where, when, and how unit will
time and situation permit.
3. After the platoon commander's briefing, make
arrangements to coordinate with adjacent unit leaders, leaders
of supporting units, and other unit leaders as necessary.
(c) Make a reconnaissance.
Continue the estimate of the situation.
Complete terrain analysis to include:
Observation and fields of fire
Cover and concealment
Avenues of approach
Note the effects of the terrain on the
Reject, adopt, and alter the plans, as
(d) Complete the plan.
Review the preliminary plan.
Prepare notes to use when issuing the order.
Use the following to make final decisions: