- A guide to small unit dismounted combat operations, extensively updated to include both the latest doctrine and lessons learned from the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq
- Covers the equipment, operations, and individual combat skills essential for soldiers and others who must act as infantry
- Essential for Army infantry leaders at the platoon and company level, Special Forces troops, Air Force security and patrol services, Marines, and other Army branches who operate as infantry when needed
The basic skills all soldiers must know to prevail on the battlefield, including battle drills for offense and defense operations, patrols, construction and emplacement of fighting positions, use of weapons and artillery, mines and explosives, land navigation and map reading, communications, individual security and camouflage, and combat medicine (first aid).About the Author:
Sergeant Major Brett Stoneberger, U.S. Army (Ret.), has served both as an instructor and infantry unit leader. He has over 26 years experience and is highly decorated.