This practice exercise will show you how much you have learned in this
lesson. Answer each question. When you are done, turn the page to check
You are an MP squad leader who has been given the mission to conduct a hasty
You have a fully equipped, three team patrol.
are to conduct the reconnaissance of a possible MSR that will have to carry
double-flow, wheeled traffic. You have been told that you have 10 hours in
which to complete the mission. All of your team members are experienced and
your patrol is fully equipped. Enemy activity has been very light, except
for one stretch 8 to 12 kilometers out.
Civilians in the area are
considered friendly. Zone reconnaissance operations are being conducted on
both sides of the route. Their nearest boundary to you is 1 kilometer.
From your analysis of the mission, you develop a checklist and time
You are going to use bounding overwatch from 7 to 13 km out.
Your schedule should
allow less time 7 to 13 km out since you will be moving more
not be concerned with the area 7 to 13 km out since your mission
will be to engage the enemy.
allow greater time throughout the route since you can collect
more information that way with experienced personnel.
allow more time 7 to 13 km out than in other sectors of the
You know that the primary purpose of your mission is to
as much information as possible no matter how long it
the enemy where ever you find him.
information concerning the route and
return within 10
that the civilian populace is friendly and that there is
enemy threat anywhere except where specified.
While conducting the mission, you arrive at a class 90 bridge with no
In checking the time, you realize that the patrol is about 30
minutes behind schedule. You
ignore the time since you made-up the schedule.
gather data on the bridge and determine from your priority list
where to make up the time.
pass up the bridge since it has a high classification in order to
get back on schedule.
leave a team behind to reconnoiter the bridge and move on with
the rest of the patrol.