FMF - Chapter 111

  1. 1. Of the seven ways listed in the book to keep from being observed list four of them.
    • -Remain motionless,
    • -use available concealment,
    • -expose nothing reflective,
    • -blend in with background,
    • -remain in shade,
    • -distort regular outline
    • -objects/equipment/personnel,
    • -avoid the skyline
  2. 2. What searching method involves looking from right to left using a slow regular scanning movement?
    Scanning method
  3. 3. What searching method looking at the ground in front of you and searching in overlapping 50 meter strips right to left and then back right to left?
    Strip method
  4. 4. What technique requires viewing an object by looking 6-10 degrees above, below, or to either side of an object rather than directly at it?
    Off center vision method
  5. 5. What are two ways to preserve your night vision?
    • -Close one eye in lighted area and with illumination/flares,
    • - use red light if needed
  6. 6. Of the six listed in the book, list three factors that decrease night vision.
    • -Fatigue,
    • -lack of oxygen,
    • -long exposure to sunlight,
    • -alcohol,
    • -nicotine in last 48hrs,
    • -age
  7. 7. List the three ways to enhance hearing.
    • -Remove your helmet,
    • -open your mouth,
    • -hold ear close to the ground
  8. 8. What is the purpose of a SALUTE report?
    It is an intelligence information report about the enemy
  9. 9. What does SALUTE stand for?
    • S-size/strength
    • A-activity or actions
    • L-location and direction of movement
    • U-unit identification
    • T-time of observation
    • E-equipment and weapons
  10. 10. What is the acronym for a five paragraph order?
  11. 11. What does each letter mean?
    • S-situation
    • M-mission
    • E-execution
    • A-administration and logistics
    • C-command and signal
  12. 12. Describe the hand and arm signal for a column.
    Raise one arm vertical and rotate backward in a vertical circular motion
  13. 13. Describe the hand an arm signal for echelon left.
    With palms forward and right arm up at a 135 degree angle and left arm at 45 degree angle lower the right arm
  14. 14. Describes the hand and arm signal for skirmishers right.
    Palms down and both arms extend straight out move right hand up and down
  15. 15. Describe the hand and arm signal for squad.
    Extend hand and arm toward the squad leader, palm down and move hand up and down several times
  16. 16. Describe the hand and arm signal for close up.
    With both arms extend to the side, palms forward, bring extended arms and hands together in front of the body
  17. 17. Describe the hand an arm signal for halt/stop.
    Palm forward hand to shoulder, thrust hand upward and hold it there
  18. 18. Describe the hand and arm signal for hasty ambush left.
    Raise left fist to shoulder and thrust several time to left side
  19. 19. What acronym is used when constructing a fighting position?
  20. 20. What does each letter stand for?
    • S-security, before digging in
    • A-automatic weapons
    • F-field of fire
    • E-entrenchment
  21. 21. Name three characteristics of a one man fighting position.
    As small as practical, at least shoulder width, at least four feet deep to fire step, Marine able to aim and fire weapon from the fire step
  22. 22. Name two disadvantages of a two man fighting hole.
    Less protection against tank crossing, less protection from strafing/bombing/ shell fragments
  23. 23. Name two advantages of a two man fighting hole.
    Allows continuous observation, mutual assistance/reassurance (increased moral), share ammunition
  24. 24. What are three things that you should never do with your helmet?
    Heat water with it, uses it as a hammer, and dig with it
  25. 25. List three ways to silence your 782 gear.
    • -Cover all metal areas with tape,
    • -tape up all loose straps,
    • -tape anything that could enhance noise
  26. 26. What is anything that hides you from you from enemy observation but does not protect you from fire?
  27. 27. What is anything that you can use to keep yourself, equipment, and your position from looking like what they really are?
  28. 28. What is anything that gives protection from enemy fire?
  29. 29. What part of your body is on the ground while doing a high crawl and where is your weapon?
    Forearms and lower legs; cradle rifle in arms
  30. 30. What part of you body is on the ground while doing a low crawl and where is your weapon?
    Body is as flat as possible on ground; grasp rifle a top of sling with rifle across forearm and rifle butt dragging on ground
  31. 31. What part of your body is on the ground while doing a back crawl and where is your weapon?
    Lying on back, going head first; weapons is lengthwise on your body
  32. 32. What is the starting position for a “rush”? What is the ending position?
    In the prone for both
  33. 33. What is the position for creeping?
    Hands and knees
  34. 34. What is a common mistake made in observing around a corner?
    Allowing your weapon to extend around corner
  35. 35. How do you proper “Pop” a corner?
    Lie on ground and short stock your weapon craw to corner and while on your elbows push your self forward with your legs exposing only part of your helmet and face and your weapon aimed in the direction you are looking
  36. 36. What would you use to assist in crossing danger area?
  37. 37. What type of casualty is “Priority 2”?
    Require prompt medical treatment and need to be transferred in the next four hours
  38. 38. What is the time limit that an urgent casualty should be transferred within?
    Two hours in order to save life and limb
  39. 39. What is the time limit that a Routine patient should be transferred in?
    Within 24 hours
  40. 40. What is a “Priority 4” patient?
    Transfer by convenience
  41. 41. What is important to remember when using smoke to make a pick up zone?
    Always use down range from zone so as to not obscure the landing zone
  42. 42. During wartime what is line six of a 9-line? What is it during peacetime?
    Wartime-Enemy activity at pick up site

    Peacetime- number of patients by type wound, injury, and illness
  43. 43. What is line two of a 9-line?
    Frequency and call sign
  44. 44. What is line four?
    Special equipment
  45. 45. What is line nine, peacetime? Wartime?
    Peacetime-terrain features of landing site

    Wartime-NBC contamination of landing site
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FMF - Chapter 111
Tactical Measures Fundamentals - Chapter 111