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Terrain Analysis | OAKOC | Obstacles, Avenues of Approach, Key Terrain, Observation and Fields of Fire, Cover and Concealment

When we conduct METT-TC, one of the most important components of our analysis is Terrain Analysis. We use the acronym OAKOC for terrain analysis....

METT-TC: Mission Analysis | Task Organization (Task ORG) & Operations Overlay (OPS Overlay) & Mission Statement & Warning Order (WARNORD) | Army Flashcards Troop Leading Procedure Series

In this episode we're going to talk about the M in METT-TC, mission analysis. So the mission analysis of mission analysis. This is the part of our...

Task Organization Development (Task Org) Development | Operations Order (OPORD) Production and Briefing | Troop Leading Procedures (TLPs)

  Today we're going to be going over how to properly create a task organization chart. When you brief your Operations Order (OPORD), the Task Org ...

METT-TC: Enemy Analysis | DOCTEMP & SITEMP | Doctrinal Template & Situational Template | Army Flashcards Troop Leading Procedure Series

Welcome back to the Army Flashcards Troop Leading Procedures Series. This particular post we're going to be discussing enemy analysis. So for enemy...

Army Platoon Tactical Basics: How to Setup a Patrol Base

A patrol base is a position set up when a squad or platoon conducting a patrol halts for an extended period patrol basis should be occupied no long...

Keep the Plebe Parent Weekend Vibes Going!

Keep the Plebe Parent Weekend Vibes Going!
Want more West Point to keep the Plebe Parent Weekend vibes going? Check out the new West Point trivia deck! Great for any West Point Parent's Cl...

Troop Leading Procedures Series- Enemy Analysis

Troop Leading Procedures Series- Enemy Analysis
This is the fourth video in our Troop Leading Procedures Video Series. In it we cover Enemy Analysis. Enemy Analysis is vitally important when cond...

Troop Leading Procedures Series- Mission Analysis

Troop Leading Procedures Series- Mission Analysis
This is the second video in our Troop Leading Procedures Video Series. In it we cover the M in METT-TC, Mission Analysis. Enjoy! Some key points f...

Preparing for Ranger School | How to Get Ready for Ranger School Before You Go

Preparing for Ranger School | How to Get Ready for Ranger School Before You Go
Ranger School is a monster of a course. It may seem difficult, but one of the best things you can do is to prepare yourself well before you attend...

Troop Leading Procedures Series- Terrain Analysis Video

Troop Leading Procedures Series- Terrain Analysis Video
This is the third video in our Troop Leading Procedures Video Series. In it we cover terrain analysis, OAKOC. Terrain Analysis is so important when...

New Troop Leading Procedures Video Series

New Troop Leading Procedures Video Series
We are launching a new informal video series going in depth through the various parts of the Army Troop Leading Procedures (the TLPs). We are start...

Army Platoon Tactical Basics: Ambush

Army Platoon Tactical Basics: Ambush
  How to Plan an Ambush: A lot is expected from the basic US Army Infantry Platoon, as it rightly should be. Arguably one of the most capable ...