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1 Dustin Wallace United States Army Squad Formations

2 What is a Squad? Small Number of soldiers Usually Teams 4-6 soldiers in each and they are named to the right – have special names Alpha and Bravo Teams

3 Squad Uses Formations (Platoon level) Tactical Situations (War) Training Exercises (Field Training)

4 Why Squads are Used Accountability Communication Chain of Command

5 3 Basic Types of Squad Formations Squad Column Squad Line Squad File

6 Squad Column Next

7 Squad Line oNextNext

8 Squad File Next

9 Squad Column Most Common Formation Breakdown into the wedge formation Do this for 3 things: Best observation Fields of Fire Security Next

10 Squad Column Good Control Good scattering of Fire Power Good Maneuver All-round Security Great Placement of the leaders Home Quiz

11 Squad Line Used when expect enemy contact from front or Need to lay down fire for a larger maneuver Communication is key Control is OK Next

12 Squad Line Excellent security to front and rear Side flanks are poor – limited soldiers with firepower Limited Maneuver Capabilities HomeHome QuizQuiz

13 Squad File Use when in one of the following: Severely restricted terrain Dense Terrain Operating during limited visibility Easiest to Control Alpha Team then Bravo Team (usually) Next

14 Squad File Squad Leader – between both Alpha and Bravo Teams Good field of fire and security to flanks Poor fire and security to front and rear Home QuizHomeQuiz

15 Squad Column Quiz Is this type of formation the most common out of all discussed? TrueTrue FalseFalse

16 You Are Correct!!! Click here for next questionhere

17 Please Try Again!!!! Please check out herehere

18 The Squad Column will breakdown to get the best observation, fields of fire, and _________? SecuritySecurity PreventionPrevention Alarms Squad Column Quiz

19 You Are Correct!!! You PASSED! NEXTNEXT

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21 Squad Line Quiz Is the squad line used when expect enemy contact from front or need to lay down fire for a smaller maneuver? TrueTrue FalseFalse

22 You Are Correct!!! Click here for next questionhere

23 Please Try Again!!!! Please check out herehere

24 Squad Line Quiz Does the Squad line offer Excellent security to front and rear? TrueTrue FalseFalse

25 You Are Correct!!! Click here for next questionhere

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27 Squad Line Quiz Is the below picture showing the correct squad line hand signal? True False

28 Please Try Again!!!! Please check out herehere

29 You Are Correct!!! You PASSED! NEXTNEXT

30 Does the Squad File have the squad leader between both the Alpha and Bravo Team Leaders? TrueTrue FalseFalse Squad File Quiz

31 You Are Correct!!! Click here for next questionhere

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33 Does the Squad File have Poor fire and security to front and rear? TrueTrue FalseFalse Squad File Quiz

34 You Are Correct!!! You PASSED! NEXTNEXT

35 Please Try Again!!!! Please check out herehere

36 Quiz is now over! Great Work!!! Please show this to the instructor to get credit!


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