to take positive steps to overcome opposition or to take other
actions. You should make every effort to personally coordinate with
all combat elements which may provide support for the convoy.
may include the following:
Air defense artillery.
Army and Air Force tactical air units.
These forces may be able to provide convoy escorts to secure critical
points such as bridges and key terrain, and to sweep rest halts and
bivouac sites. Also, they can provide a ready reaction force if the
convoy is ambushed at halt locations.
PART B - COORDINATE MATTERS PERTAINING TO VEHICLE SECURITY
You may use escort and security elements to assist a convoy. These
elements can help direct the convoy and protect it from interference.
The provost marshal provides convoy escort and security elements.
They must be attached to or placed in direct support of the convoy.
They may also be provided on a mission basis.
You must plan and
coordinate all matters pertaining to vehicle security.
noise and light discipline.
front, flank, and rear security.
security during halts.
vehicle maintenance and recovery.
NOISE AND LIGHT DISCIPLINE
You must establish noise and light discipline during a motor
This discipline reduces the possibility of
disclosing the movement's location, particularly at night.