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071-326-0510 (SL1) - React to Indirect Fire While Dismounted

Standards: Reacted to each situation by shouting "Incoming," followed the leader's directions, if available. Took or maintained cover.

Conditions: You are a member (without leadership responsibilities) of a squad or team. You are either in a defensive position or moving on foot. You hear incoming rounds, shells exploding or passing overhead, or someone shouting "incoming."

Standards: Reacted to each situation by shouting "Incoming," followed the leader's directions, if available.  Took or maintained cover.

Performance Steps

1.   Shout "incoming" in a loud, easily recognizable voice.

2.   Look to your leader for additional instructions.

3.   Remain in your defensive position (if appropriate), making no unnecessary movements that could alert the enemy to your location.

4.   Take cover outside the impact area (if you are in an exposed position or moving), keeping the body low if the leader is not in sight.

Evaluation Preparation: 

Setup: Take the soldiers on a simulated march or field exercise.

Brief Soldier: Tell the soldiers they must react to indirect fire on the move and when in a fixed position, when they receive the command "Incoming!"

Performance Measures

GO

NO GO

1.   Shouted "incoming" in a loud, easily recognizable voice.

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2.   Looked to leader for additional instructions.

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3.   Remained in defensive position (if appropriate), making no unnecessary movements that could alert the enemy to your location.

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4.   Took cover outside the impact area (if you were in an exposed position or moving), keeping the body low if the leader was not in sight.

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Evaluation Guidance:  Score the soldier GO if all performance measures are passed. Score the soldier NO GO if any performance measure is failed. If the soldier scores NO GO, show him what was done wrong and how to do it correctly.

References

 

Required

Related

 

FM 21-75