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101-515-1998 (SL1) - Evacuate Isolated Remains

Standards: After a battle, remains have been recovered and tagged; requested evacuation of remains, and evacuated the remains by the best possible transportation according to JP 4-06.

Conditions: In a tactical situation, given an order from your NCOIC, using a standard scale military map, grid coordinate scale, grid location of remains, communications equipment, transport vehicle (aircraft or ground), pencil or pen and blank paper.

Standards: After a battle, remains have been recovered and tagged; requested evacuation of remains, and evacuated the remains by the best possible transportation according to JP 4-06.

Performance Steps

1.   Establish assembly area.

a. Record grid coordinates of assembly area using a Global Positioning System (GPS), if available.

b. Secure assembly area.

c. Move remains feet first to assembly area to await transportation.

d. Contact battalion headquarters to request transportation assets for the evacuation of remains.

Note.  The request for transportation for the evacuation of remains should contain the number of remains and location of recovery site.  Any available air or ground transportation may be used to evacuate remains.

e. Guard area to prevent loss of personal effects, equipment, and to keep unauthorized personnel away.

f.  Mark landing zone if air evacuation is used.

2.   Evacuate the remains, portions, and personal effects.

a. Secure the remains in a vehicle or an aircraft.

Note.  Remains are carried feet first.  Remains  will be loaded feet first on trucks and rotary-wing aircraft, and headfirst on fixed-wing aircraft.

b. Evacuate remains to mortuary affairs facility.

Note.  An escort, preferably the person who witnessed the circumstances surrounding the individual's death, accompanies the remains to prevent theft and unauthorized entry to the vehicle.

 

Performance Measures

GO

NO GO

1.   Established assembly area.

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a. Moved remains feet first to a central location or assembly area to await transportation.

 

 

b. Recorded grid coordinates of assembly area using a GPS, if available.

 

 

c. Contacted battalion headquarters to request transportation assets for the evacuation of remains.

 

 

d. Guarded the area.

 

 

e. Marked the landing zone if air evacuation was used.

 

 

2.   Evacuated the remains, portions, and personal effects to a mortuary affairs facility.

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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

 

JP 4-06