Mobilizing the National Guard in a Modular Environment

Becar, Kevin L.
September 2010
Engineer;Sep-Dec2010, Vol. 40 Issue 3, p52
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the issue involving modular deployment of U.S. army units from different components. It discusses the lessons learned by leaders of the 779th Engineer Battalion and its subordinate companies in their deployment to support Operation Iraqi Freedom. Lessons learned include the need to learn tactics, techniques, and procedures from new units, to collect situational awareness on the area of operations before arrival, and to become familiar with units assigned for deployment.


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