Combat Leaders' Guide Updated: The Leader Handbook
Final rept. Feb-Oct 1991
ARMY RESEARCH INST FOR THE BEHAVIORAL AND SOCIAL SCIENCES ALEXANDRIA VA
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The combat leaders Guide CLG is a job performance aid for leaders to use during periods of high stress and fatigue in continuous combat or realistic combat training. The pocket-sized handbook contains information from soldiers manual and other training materials in easy-to-read checklist format. It is made of waterproof and tear-resistant paper and is fastened with rings that permit insertion or deletion of material. The handbook offers easy information retrieval, can be personalized to individual and unit needs, and can be used low light and in inclement weather. A prototype CLG was printed as a test item in 1986 a second edition was printed in 1987and reprinted in 1990. Based on CLG request from units deploying to operation Desert ShieldDesert Storm. The CLG was revised. User feedback on content and research, which led to a revised CLG entitled Combat Leaders Guide Leaders Handbook, is described in the report. The CLG is a generic guide and requires little updating. It has shown its usefulness in supporting unit readiness by providing a leader with doctrinal, tactical, and technical materials in a quick reference format.
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