Following a successful attack on key HQ elements by the 22nd MEU the enemy's organization and logistics have been heavily impacted.
Elements of the 22nd MEU will exploit the enemy's weakened state by capturing several civilian centers and an airstrip in preparation for future helibourne operations on the island.
The objectives are:
UMBRA - A medium sized civilian town
KEYHOLE - A medium sized civilian town
COSMIC - A small town
TALENT - The airstrip itselfOperational Order
Date of Execution: 3rd September 2016
Time of Execution: 12:00 (19:00 EST)Situation
Time - 3rd September 2016
Task Organization - 1x infantry squad
Area of Interest - AO Foxtrot
Area of Operation - Foxtrot - AO Foxtrot comprises of the locations depicted in the below figures.
Observation and Fields of Fire - Elevated areas above objective sites will provide the best fields of fire and observation.
Avenues of Approach - The scheme of maneuver will be determined by the GCE commander on site. Unit will infill to AO using vehicles but will not utilize vehicles in a combat role. Almost all maneuver will be on foot. Exfil via helicopter.
Key Terrain - Critical terrain consists of pre-designated assault points and observation points.
Cover and Concealment - AO Foxtrot lacks good vegetation for concealment. Buildings and natural defilade will provide cover.
Weather - 92 degrees F. Chance of precip 0% Winds light and variable. Visibility > 6KM. No chance of fog
Composition - 2 infantry platoons
Disposition - Actively patrolling / defending objectives
Strength - Enemy in poor supply. Enemy has very low organization. Enemy may be using civilian attire
Recent Activities - Unknown
MLCOA - Mass forces and attack
MDCOA - Dig in and defend objectives
NO ADDITIONAL FORCES
US Mission - Search and destroy enemy forces - capture airstrip
US Endstate - Minimal injury to personnel. Airstrip captured
Civilian Presence - No civilian presence - all personnel in AO Foxtrot are assumed to be hostile to Western forcesMission
On order, USMC personnel will conduct squad maneuver and assault objectives as markedExecution
Commander's Intent - Completion of mission with minimal USMC injury and death.
Scheme of Maneuver - To be determined by GCE commander on site.
Fire Support Plan - NO FIRE SUPPORT AVAILABLE.Administration/Logistics
Logistics - Load outs forced by LEA. A ammo-box will be available with extra ammunition and misc equipment.
NOTE: ALL PERSONNEL WILL UTILIZE IRON SIGHTS DURING THIS FTX. MAGNIFIED OPTICS WILL NOT BE USED. PERSONNEL WILL FOLLOW INSTRUCTION FROM THEIR FTL REGARDING WEIGHT AND EQUIPMENT.
NOTE: IF YOU DIE (GO KIA) IN THIS OPERATION YOU MUST REFORM A FIRETEAM BEFORE BEING ABLE TO REINSERT WITH A VEHICLE.
Medical - Self aid -> Buddy aid -> Corpsman
ROE - Weapons tight. Report contacts up the COC. Engage contacts if PID'd and are posing an immediate threat.
EPW - Disarm, restrain & leave on site.
Command and Signal
Green Smoke: Friendly Position
Red Smoke: Enemy Position
White Smoke: Concealment
Yellow Smoke: Concealment
Blue Smoke: General Emergency / Unit In Distress
Purple Smoke: Causality / Medical Emergency
Radio Channels (AN/PRC-343)
1-1 Alpha: Ch1
1-1 Bravo: Ch2
1-1 Charlie Ch3
1-2 Alpha: Ch4
1-2 Bravo: Ch5
1-2 Charlie: Ch6
Radio Channels (AN/PRC-148 or other VHF)
Platoon Command: Ch1
1-1 Squad net: Ch2
1-2 Squad net: Ch3
Map: Dingor (mod)
Updated ACE mod (by Kokesh)
END OPERATION ORDER