TWO MAN TACTICS: BOUNDING, LEAPFROGGING AND ROOM CLEARING

2020-05-06T05:20:42-05:00

Being a lone operator is a risky way to fight, so whenever possible it is to your advantage to face danger with the help of teammates. Soldiers are told to back up their “battle buddy” (teammate) and may find themselves manning an LP/OP (listening post/observation post) together to serve as lookouts or manning a fighting hole together to be part of a unit’s defense. Four soldiers make a fire team and three fire teams combine to make a squad. Infantrymen get more experience with team tactics than most other professions do and it is worth considering what they know that might [...]