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031-503-3008 (SL2) - Implement Mission-Oriented Protective Posture

Standards: Implemented MOPP and directed soldiers to assume the appropriate MOPP level based on MOPP guidance from the commander. Identified all deficiencies and took appropriate corrective action for soldiers sleeping in MOPP 4.

Conditions:
You are in a nuclear, biological, or
chemical environment or are warned of a
threat of a NBC hazard. Given two or more
soldiers with MOPP gear, M8 and M9 detector
paper, an M291 or M295 decontaminating kit,
three nerve agent antidote autoinjectors,
and a requirement to assume the appropriate
MOPP level and check soldiers sleeping in
MOPP 4.

Standards:
Implemented MOPP and directed soldiers
to assume the appropriate MOPP level based
on MOPP guidance from the commander.
Identified all deficiencies and took
appropriate corrective action for soldiers
sleeping in MOPP 4.

Performance
Steps

1.   Direct soldiers to put on MOPP gear and equipment
for MOPP 1 through MOPP 4. (See STP
21-1-SMCT, Task 031-503-1015.)

a. 
Ensure the soldiers assume
MOPP 1.

b. 
Ensure the soldiers assume
MOPP 2.

c. 
Ensure the soldiers assume
MOPP 3.

d. 
Ensure the soldiers assume
MOPP 4.

2.   Check yourself and soldiers for proper wear of
protective clothing.

a.
Ensure all soldiers are
wearing the appropriate clothing and
equipment for the directed MOPP
level.

b.
Ensure protective masks
are worn and sealed at MOPP 3 and
MOPP 4.

c.
Ensure protective
clothing is worn properly.

3.   Check each
sleeping soldier.

a.
Observe soldier to ensure
he is breathing.

(1)
Try to awaken him, if he does not
appear to be breathing,

(2)
If the soldier cannot be awakened,
perform task 081-831-1000, STP
21-1 SMCT.

b.
Check soldier’s mask for
indicators of a broken seal.

(1) 
Awaken the soldier and
have him reseal his mask, if the
seal appears to be broken.

(2) 
Direct another soldier
to observe him for nerve agent
poisoning.

(3) 
Perform task
081-831-1044, STP 21-1-SMCT, if
symptoms are observed.

c.
Check soldier’s
protective clothing for problems.

(1) 
Fasten or adjust the
protective clothing of the
sleeping soldier if his skin is
not exposed and no symptoms are
observed.

(2) 
Awaken soldier and have
him decontaminate using the M291,
if his skin is exposed and appears
to be contaminated with liquid. 
Have soldier adjust his
protective clothing or conduct
MOPP gear exchange, as
appropriate.

(3) 
Perform task
081-831-1044, STP 21-1 SMCT, if
skin is exposed and nerve agent
symptoms are observed. 


Evaluation
Preparation:

Setup:
Evaluate this task during a normal training
session. Gather all necessary MOPP gear, and
ensure that it is in good condition. Be
prepared to direct a series of specific MOPP
levels for the evaluated soldier to
implement with the troops provided (such as
MOPP 0 through 4 sequentially). Have the
soldier explain the deficiencies he should
look for and the corrective actions he
should take for a soldier sleeping in MOPP
4.

Brief
Soldier:
Tell the soldier that the test
will consist of identifying all deficiencies
and taking appropriate corrective actions
for a soldier sleeping in MOPP 4 and
directing soldiers to assume the appropriate
MOPP level based on the MOPP guidance from
the commander.

Performance
Measures

GO

NO
GO

1.   Directed soldiers to put on MOPP gear and equipment
to assume MOPP 1 through 4.





2.   Checked self
and soldiers for proper wear of
protective clothing.





3.   Checked the sleeping soldier.





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 fails, show him how
to do it correctly

References

 

Required

Related

 

FM
4-25.11

 

 

FM
3-4

 

 

TM
3-4240-279-10

 

 

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