October 20, 2020
  • 11:08 am The Warning Order – Preparing For Operations
  • 12:40 pm 3 Essential Elements Of A Combat Patrol
  • 9:46 am Five Tips For Using The 1/3-2/3 Rule
  • 2:20 pm How to Report Sightings of Enemy Combatants
  • 10:42 pm Drawing Forces Into Collateral Damage
How to use a Warning Order Board Template

The warning order (Warno) is one of the most critical planning tools available to leaders in the military.  Unfortunately, it’s often one of the most underutilized. A warning order (WARNO) gives subordinates advance notice of an upcoming operation. This gives them time to prepare. A warning order is brief but complete. -Ranger Handbook The warning […]

3 elements of a combat patrol in Afghanistan

When it comes to planning any combat patrol, there are three essential elements.  These are the main elements that are necessary to accomplish any mission. Assault Support Security There are other elements that may be introduced, but these three are essential.  And they’re just as important today as they were a generation ago.  But the […]

5 tips for using the 1/3-2/3 rule

There’s never enough time. This is just something you have to accept as a leader.  You will never have enough time to make everything perfect.  It’s part of the complexities of battle.  While you plan to deal with an enemy, the enemy is actively changing the situation.  You will always be adapting and changing plans […]