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FRAGMENTARY ORDER [FRAGO]

Use to send timely changes of existing orders to subordinate and supporting commanders while providing notification to higher and adjacent commands. Send FLASH precedence O&I or CMD IAW unit SOPs. Reference: FM 101-5.

LINE 1 -- DATE AND TIME______________________________(DTG)

LINE 2 -- UNIT________________________________________(Unit Making Report)

LINE 3 -- FRAGO ORDER NO.___________________________(Fragmentary Order)

LINE 4 -- REFERENCES_________________________________(Changes to OPORD Only)

LINE 5 -- TIME ZONE___________________________________(Time Zone Used in FRAGO)

LINE 6 -- SITUATION___________________________________(Mandatory Include Changes)

LINE 7 -- MISSION_____________________________________(Mandatory)

LINE 8 -- EXECUTION -- INTENT_________________________(Optional)

a. CONCEPT OF OPERATIONS ____________________(Changes to OPORD Only)

b. TASKS TO SUB UNITS_________________________(Changes to OPORD Only)

c. COORDINATING INSTRUCTIONS._______________(Changes to OPORD Only)

LINE 9 -- SERVICE SUPPORT ____________________________(With Changes)

LINE 10 -- COMMAND AND SIGNAL______________________(With Changes)

LINE 11 -- ACKNOWLEDGE______________________________(Mandatory)

LINE 12 -- CDR NAME, RANK____________________________(Commander's Name and Rank)

LINE 13 -- OFFICIAL____________________________________(Optional)

LINE 14 -- ANNEXES____________________________________(Optional)

LINE 15 -- DISTRIBUTION_______________________________(Optional)

LINE 16 -- NARRATIVE_________________________________(Free Text for Additional Information Required for Clarification of Report)

LINE 17 -- AUTHENTICATION___________________________(Report Authentication)