What do these acronyms stand for in this five paragraph skeleton?
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    What do these acronyms stand for in this five paragraph skeleton?

    The skeleton: http://www.bu.edu/nrotc/semperfi/gouge/5paragraphskeleton.htm

    I understand most of it but the ATT/DET, SOM, FOM, AA-AK, AK-AS, AS-OB, FT,OB has me confused.




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    Cannot open that link (won't let me click on it). No idea why.


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    Try copying and pasting it into the URL bar above.


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    The skeleton: http://www.bu.edu/nrotc/semperfi/gouge/5paragraphskeleton.htm

    Just discovered the linking button try it now.


    Edit: Never mind the button isn't working or I don't know how to use it.

    Last edited by Nice guy; 06-17-17 at 01:56 PM. Reason: Mistake.

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    IF we told you
    WE'd have to kill you.....

    "Now Screw"


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    Is that a joke or are you serious? Can't really tell online.


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    http://www.bu.edu/nrotc/semperfi/gouge/5paragraphskeleton.htm

    Copying and pasting does not work either.



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    Here are the contents of the web page:
    Orientation:
    PL:
    DOA:
    Obj:

    1. Situation
    A. Enemy
    S
    A
    L
    U
    T
    E
    (DRAW-D)
    B. Friendly
    H
    A
    S: (NONE)
    C. ATT/DET: (NONE)

    2. Mission: (5 W’s)
    Who
    What
    When
    Where
    Why

    3. Execution:
    A. Commander’s Intent
    B. Concept of Operations
    1. SOM
    FOM
    AA-AK
    AK-AS
    AS-OB
    180/Cons
    2. Fire Support Plan (NONE)
    C. Tasks (& assign Main Effort)
    1. 1st FT, 5W’s
    2. 2nd FT, 5W’s
    3. 3rd FT, 5W’s
    D. Coordinating Instructions
    1. TOA
    2. Base Unit
    3. Order/Formations for Movement:
    AA-AK
    AK-AS
    AS-OB
    4. Security Assignments during: Movements/Halts
    Hasty 180
    Consolidation
    5. Tactical Control Measures (8 digit grid coordinate and terrain feature)
    AA
    AK
    LOD
    AS
    OB
    6. Route to the Objective:
    Azimuth Distance Terrain
    AA-AK
    AK-AS
    AS-OB

    4. Admin and Logistics: The 4 B’s

    5. Command and Signal:
    Signal:
    Command:
    Plt Cdr:
    Plt Sgt:
    Sqd Ldr:
    Succession of Command


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    We'd be at this all day. You will learn what everything means in MCT or ITB. Its what is called a Five Paragraph Order.


  10. #10
    All he has to do is just google the 5 paragraph order and it's there...


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