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Report and Message Formats

Use to request preplanned and immediate close-air support, interdiction, reconnaissance, surveillance, escort, helicopter airlift, and other aircraft missions. For expedient hard copy or voice request use DD Form 1972 (Revised) 15 NOV 1994 (see Figure A020) or Sample TACAIR Briefing Form (see Figure A015).

Use to triangulate an object jamming friendly units by comparing lines of bearing from different origins. Reference: FM 34-40-9 and FM 34-54.

Use (1) to inform the requesting component command whether a request has been approved or disapproved and (2) to inform the complying command that it will satisfy the request in the immediate air tasking, SAR, or airlift. Reference: FM 1-100. (See also Figure A015.)

Use to convey a preliminary notice of an impending order or action. Reference: FM 101-5-1 and FM 101-5.

Use to provide status on hospitalization, incidence or occurrence of disease, and unresolved problems or items of significant interest having impact upon the overall medical capability or health of the command. The MEDSTAT report must be repeated in its entirety to report the medical status of ashore or afloat units. Reference: FM 8-10-24.

Use to update progress and status of decontamination sites in a unit’s area of operation. Submit as required IAW unit SOPs. Transmit on O&I ROUTINE precedence. Reference: FM 3-5.

Use to report the status of subordinate units available for RAP-type missions. Reference: FM 100-15 and FM 19-1.

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