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Leading a Convoy

Strip Maps, Driver Briefings, Predeparture Checks and Duties, Checks and Duties at the RP

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PREPARE A STRIP MAP
(CONTAINS THE FOLLOWING ELEMENTS)

START & RELEASE POINTS

ROUTE NUMBERS

DISTANCE BETWEEN POINTS

THE PHRASE, "NOT TO SCALE"

NORTH ORIENTATION

CRITICAL POINTS

TOTAL DISTANCE

TOWN NAMES

CONVOY
DRIVER BRIEFING

SITUATION

FRIENDLY FORCES

SUPPORT UNITS

ENEMY SITUATION

MISSION

TYPE OF CARGO

ORIGIN

DESTINATION

CONVOY
DRIVER BRIEFING

COMMAND AND SIGNAL

LOCATION OF CONVOY COMMANDER DESIGNATION OF ASSISTANT

ACTION OF SECURITY FORCE CDR ARM AND HAND SIGNAL

SERIAL COMMANDER'S RESPONSIBILITY OTHER PREARRANGED

RADIO FREQUENCIES AND CALL SIGNS SIGNALS

SERVICE SUPPORT SAFETY

CONTROL OF PERSONNEL ROUTE HAZARDS

BILLETING & MESSING WEATHER CONDITIONS

REFUELING OF VEHICLES DEFENSIVE DRIVING

SERVICING OF VEHICLES

Predeparture Checks and Duties

Enforce Correct Procedures While Enroute and at Halts

Enforce Correct Procedures While Enroute and at Halts(cont.)

Checks and Duties at the RP

SUMMARY

DETERMINE REQUIREMENTS

ROUTE RECONNAISSANCE

STRIP MAP

CONVOY CLEARANCE

ADMINISTRATIVE

TACTICAL

SUMMARY (cont.)

PLAN CONVOY ORGANIZATION AND CONTROL

PREPARE MOVEMENT ORDER

PREPARE DRIVERS

SCHEDULE/PREPARE CONVOY BRIEF

SUPERVISE PMCS

PREDEPARTURE STEPS

SUMMARY (cont.)

ENFORCE DRIVING

CHECKS/DUTIES AT HALTS

CHECKS/DUTIES AT RELEASE POINT