requirements, you must be able to--
review an operations order.
coordinate support and escorts for the convoy.
PART A - REVIEW OPERATIONS ORDER
carry out an operation. First, you must review the operations order
examine the proposed route to be used for the movement.
determine areas where enemy activity may be encountered.
EXAMINE THE PROPOSED ROUTE
A unit's ability to move cargo and personnel to any point in an area
of operations can, in some cases, affect the outcome of a combat
The thoroughness of a route reconnaissance is often the
decisive factor in whether or not cargo and personnel arrive safely
and on time at their destination.
A route reconnaissance means to
survey a route that is to be used by a motor movement. HTH personnel
usually perform this survey to collect data about the proposed route.
They will then send you this data in the form of an operations order.
become familiar with the proposed route.
This reconnaissance will
help you identify--
types of terrain.
tactical units whose area of responsibility the convoy will
Conditions of roadways. Routes should be primary-type, paved
highways with solid shoulders and good connecting access roads
capable of supporting the heaviest vehicle in the convoy.