An officer briefs sergeants about the responsibility of a platoon leader, Sergeant during a platoon formation in a battle.
United States USA Date:1942 Duration:5 min 28 sec Sound:Yes
The advantages of the different Platoon formations during a war. The Sergeant seated on a desk . A Rifle Squad officer uses a model to explain different responsibility of the platoon leaders, Sergeants and guides at the time of the approach march. He first talks about the job of the platoon leader. He is between the platoon squad and the leading squad. His task is to get the platoon safely forward, maintain contact with his neighbors. The job of the platoon Sergeant. He is in the center of the formation. He goes where he needs to do his job.. Supervises and control the platoon in absence of the platoon leader and acts immediately during any critical situation in the absence. The last is the job of platoon guide. He should fulfill the duty of platoon Sergeant in his absence. He moves in the rear of the platoon and keeps an eye to flank. He duty is to inform about the any unusual event. His job is the toughest one. A Sergeant asks questions to the officer about the platoon Sergeant and he answers.
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