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Soldiers' Welfare

Suggested U.S. Army NCO leaders book item covering the Soldiers' Welfare

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Soldiers' Welfare

THESE Provisions must be established for soldiers!


  • Meals


  • Tactically feed at all meals, 5 meters between soldiers


  • Mail operations--set aside an area where paper, pens, and light are available


  • Stay out of open areas


  • Proper field sanitation


  • Hand washing capability for chow line and at latrines location


  • Garbage disposed of quickly and properly


  • No eating or sleeping in work areas (Vans)


  • Limited "Poggie" bait in field location


  • Soldiers' pay-S1 must make arrangements for LESs pickup and leaders must screen


  • Laundry and bath--personal hygiene must remain a high standard (soldiers will be clean and shaved no later than 1200 hours daily)


  • Heat and cold weather injuries must be prevented through briefings and First line leaders checking (identified with white engineer tape)


  • Personnel properly licensed to operate equipment