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1

What is the mission of the Marine Division?

To execute amphibious assault operations and such other operations as may be directed.
The Marine division must be able to provide the ground amphibious forcible -entry capability to an amphibious task force (ATF) and conduct subsequent land operations in any operational environment. The division commander fights by using combined-arms tactics and tailors the force to the demands of each mission

2

What is the primary mission of the Headquarters Battalion?

to execute command, control and administration of the Marine Division

3

What is contained in headquarters battalion?

H&S company
Division headquarters with an H&S company
Reconnaissance company
Special security communications team
communications company
militarily police company
division band
truck company

4

What is does the military police company provide?

route reconnaissance
Evacuation and control of enemy prisoners of war
Beach and perimeter defense
area security
crowd control
investigative services

5

What does the communications company provide?

installs, operates and maintains communications facilities for the division HQ
including multichannel radio, wire and communications center facilities

6

What is the primary mission of the infantry regiment?

To locate, close with and destroy the enemy by fire and maneuver or to repel his assault be fire and close combat

7

What does the infantry regiment consist of?

Headquarter company
tow or more infantry battalions (normally three)

8

Within an infantry regiment, what dow the headquarter company usually contain?

a reconnaissance platoon

9

What is the basic means of ground mobility for the infantry regiment?

by foot, supplemented by small, lightweight vehicles for transportation of electonic equipment, weapons, and limited amounts of ammunition and supplies

10

What is the mission of the infantry battalion?

to locate, close with and destroy the enemy by fire and maneuver or to repel his assault by fire and close combat

11

What does the infantry battalion consist of?

H&S company
Weapons company
three riffle companies

12

What is formed when an infantry battalion is combined with combat support and other CSS units?

Battalion landing team (BLT)

13

Within a rifle company, what does the fire team leader carry?

M16A2 and a M203 grenade launcher

14

Whin a rifle company, what does the squad automatic rifleman carry?

M249 Squad automatic weapon

15

Within the rifle company, How many M240G machine guns are there in the weapons platoon?

six

16

Within the rifle company, how many M224 60mm mortars are in the weapons platoon?

three

17

Within the weapons platoon, how many MK153 83mm shoulder launched multipurpose assault weapons (SMAWs) are there?

six

18

How many M252 81mm mortars does the weapons company mortar platoon have?

eight

19

How many 12 M47 Dragons does the antiarmor platoon have?

12

20

How many TOWs in the TOW section?

8

21

How many M2 50. cal's does the heavy machine guns platoon have?

six

22

How many MK-19 does the heavy machine guns platoon have?

six

23

What does a rifel squad consit of ?

Three fire teams, each of which is built around an automatic weapon and controlled by a fire team leader

24

Who serves as the assistant squad leader in a squad?

The most senior fire team leader

25

What fighting postion is the best avaliable postion from which the assigened secotr of fire can be covered?

Primary fighting position

26

What type of fighting postion is not normally assigned to individuals or units within the paltton and are ussed primarly by crew-served weapons?

Aletenate fighting positions

27

What fighting position is located so that a crew serviced weapon can continue to accomplish the original mission when the primary position becomes untenable or unsuited for carrying out that mission?

Alternate fighting position

28

What type of fighting position is is prepared to guard against attack from directions other than those from which the main attack is expected?

Supplementary fighting position

29

What is the final attempt to stop the enemies attack?

final protective fires

30

What is an easily identifiable point on the ground, designated by the patrol leader, where the patrol can reassemble/reorganize if it becomes dispersed?

a rally point

31

What is predetermined point on the ground used as a means of controlling movement?

a check point

32

What are the different types of rally points?

Initial
En route
Objective

33

What kind of rally point is within the friendly area and is a place where the patrol can reassemble if it becomes dispersed?

initial

34

What type of rally points are selected along the patrols route to the objective and from the objective back to friendly lines/area?

En Route

35

What type of rally point is the nearest the objective at which the patrol reassembles after the mission is accomplished?

Objective

36

What type of rally point may be located short of, to a flank, or beyond the objective, and may also be used as the final preparation point?

Objective

37

What is considered a near ambush?

within 50 meters

38

What is considered a far ambush?

beyond 50 meters

39

In a near ambush, what should men that are not in the killing zone do?

maneuver against the ambush force

40

In a near ambush, what should men in the killing zone do?

immediately assault the enemy's position, not waiting for orders
Fire weapons at the maximum rate
Throw grenades
Yell as loudly as possible
Anything to kill as many enemy's as they can

41

In a far ambush, what should men in the killing zone do?

immediately return fire, take best available cover, and continue firing

42

What are the 5 types of combat patrols?

Raid patrols
contact patrols
Economy of force patrols
Ambush patrols
Security patrols

43

What type of combat patrol is performed to destroy or capture enemy personnel or equipment, destroy installations?

Raid patrols

44

What type of patrol is performed to free friendly forces who have been captured?

Raid patrols

45

What type of patrol is conducted to establish and/or maintain contact with friendly or enemy forces?

Contact patrols

46

What type of patrols perform limited objectives missions such as seizing and holding key terrain to allow maximum forces to be used elsewhere?

Economy of force patrols

47

What type of patrol is used to conduct ambushes of enemy patrols, carrying parties, foot columns, and convoys?

Ambush patrols

48

What type of patrol is conducted to detect infiltration by the enemy?

Security patrols

49

What type of patrol are conducted to protect against ambush?

Security patrols