Accession Number:

AD0713759

Title:

CRITICAL COMBAT PERFORMANCES, KNOWLEDGES, AND SKILLS REQUIRED OF THE INFANTRY RIFLE SQUAD LEADER: HUMAN MAINTENANCE UNDER CAMPAIGN CONDITIONS

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIV ALEXANDRIA VA HUMAN RESOURCES RESEARCH OFFICE

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1969-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

63.0

Abstract:

The paper covers the performances, knowledges, and skills demanded of the Infantry rifle squad leader to maintain an organized and effective fighting unit under campaign conditions and to set an example as a leader for his men. It covers personal hygiene and field sanitation the maintenance of minimal fighting and existence loads water supply and consumption combat feeding and nutrition sleep requirements and the effects of sleep loss prevention of malaria prevention and treatment of motion sickness prevention and recognition of combat exhaustion and maintenance of vigilance under fatigue and stress.

Subject Categories:

  • Humanities and History
  • Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE