PLAN, MONITOR, AND REPORT THE RESULTS
In this lesson you will learn to plan, monitor, and report the results of a
TERMINAL LEARNING OBJECTIVE:
You will be given this
Demonstrate your competency in the task by correctly answering
70 percent of the examination questions.
The material contained in this lesson was derived from the
following publications: STP 19-95 B 2-4, FM 5-36, FM 19-4, and
Reconnaissance operations vary with the operational environment and mission.
Ground and combined air-ground reconnaissance operations must be closely
general principles of reconnaissance operations are discussed in the
It is important that you keep them in mind when
conducting a reconnaissance. As the patrol leader, you are responsible for
the proper completion of the mission.
The information you gather will be
used by the appropriate commanders to make decisions that could affect the
outcome of the land battle.
location of the objective, rather than the location of friendly forces. In
a route reconnaissance there are two objectives. The primary objective is
terrain; the secondary is enemy forces. This means that you are concerned,
normally, with the enemy forces only insofar as they affect the route. As