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071-326-5502 (SL2) - Issue a Fragmentary Order

Standards: Developed and issued a clear and brief FRAGO based on changes in the mission or additional information. Issued the FRAGO in the standard OPORD format.

Given changes to original operation
order (OPORD), and a requirement to develop
and issue a fragmentary order (FRAGO). (See
figure 071-326-5502-1.)

Developed and issued a clear and brief FRAGO
based on changes in the mission or
additional information. Issued the FRAGO in
the standard OPORD format.


Note. The FRAGO provides timely changes of existing orders to
subordinate and supporting commanders
while providing notification to higher
and adjacent commands. A FRAGO is
either oral or written and addresses
only those parts of the original OPORD
that have changed. The FRAGO differs
from an OPORD only in the degree of
detail provided.

1.   Use standard military terminology.

2.   Issue the FRAGO in the same sequence as the OPORD.
Use all five paragraph headings as
shown in the following example.


FRAGO Example


At the test site, provide equipment as
stated in conditions.

Tell the soldier to develop and
issue a FRAGO that includes all changes to
the original OPORD.




1.   Issued a FRAGO.

2.   Used standard military terminology.

3.   Included all changes to original OPORD.

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 any performance
measures, show what was done wrong and how
to do it correctly.








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