The training circular (TC) is a tool that platoon leaders can use as an aid during training strategy development. KentonV27. A rifle platoon, commanded by a 2nd or 1st lieutenant, consists of three rifle squads, and a headquarters element made up the platoon commander, a platoon sergeant, a platoon guide, and a messenger. These elements are deployed according to METT-T. 3. The dismounted element consists of the platoon headquarters, three rifle squads, and a weapons squad. b. Aid and litter teams are responsible for treating and evacuating casualties. Since we have dissected the rifle and weapons squad, let’s discuss the headquarters element. Headquarters Element. The SBCT Infantry platoon has three elements: the platoon headquarters (Figure G-2), the mounted element, and the infantry squad element. Each rifle squad is made up of three fire teams and a squad leader, typically a sergeant. – A rifle platoon consists of three squads, and a headquarters element made up of a Platoon Commander, a Platoon Sergeant and a Corpsman (there may be two Corpsmen in larger platoons). (One or more Navy Medical Corpsman are usually attached to the platoon from the battalion's medical platoon.) 55 terms. The SBCT Infantry platoon is equipped with four ICVs. FirstSpear_GunnerMac TEACHER. This amounts to 1 officer and 47 permanent enlisted personnel, as well as 1-3 directly attached enlisted personnel. ALC Tactic 2. A rifle platoon is led by a platoon commander, typically a 2ndLt, and consists of three rifle squads and a platoon headquarters. The Platoon Sergeant, usually a Staff or Gunnery Sergeant, advises the commander, usually a 2nd or 1st Lieutenant, in making decisions. It may consist of any attachments that the platoon leader decides that he or the platoon sergeant must control directly. The U.S. Marine Corps' Rifle Platoon consists of a platoon headquarters and 3 rifle squads. Marksmanship ALC. Headquarters Element. The products in this TC are developed to support the plan. This does not include weapons teams (M240, Javelin) that are usually attached to the platoons from the company weapons platoon or battalion weapons company to increase their firepower. The platoon headquarters normally consists of the platoon leader, platoon sergeant, platoon RATELO, forward observer and his RATELO, platoon aidman, two machine gun teams, and any other elements that may be attached, under operational control, or in a supporting role. ... Rifle Platoon in the Offense. Aid and Litter Team. Consist of a platoon leader, platoon sergeant and RTO and possible FO. Elements of the headquarters operate the communications center, the aid station , and the logistical facilities of the battaion. 35 terms. Sometimes, for combat tasks such as a raid, the patrol can consist of most of the combat elements of a rifle company. ... INFANTRY ALC TACTICS 2. 41 terms. Platoon Ambush. The platoon headquarters obviously, provides the command and control for the platoon. As the diagram highlights, the basic light infantry platoon is composed of three rifle squads, a weapons squad and a headquarters element. The headquarters consists of the platoon leader, RATELO, platoon sergeant, FO, and FO RATELO. 26 terms. The headquarters company is employed in or near the battalion headquarters to support the functions of command, control, and supervision of operating elements. mason_mccafferry. 17 terms. Aid during training strategy development rifle platoon is composed of three rifle squads, and consists a. Communications center, the basic light infantry platoon is composed of three fire teams and a weapons squad let... 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