Troop Leading Procedures
Definition/Scope: (FM 5-0) Troop leading procedures (TLP) is a dynamic process used by small unit leaders to analyze a mission, develop a plan, and prepare for an operation. These procedures enable leaders to maximize available planning time while developing effective plans and adequately preparing their unit for an operation. TLP consist of eight steps: 1. Receive the mission; 2. Issue a warning order; 3. Make a tentative plan; 4. Initiate movement; 5. Conduct reconnaissance; 6. Complete the plan; 7. Issue the order; 8. Supervise and refine. NOTE: FM 5-0 has been superceded by ADP 5-0.
Used For:Mission command WFF
Broader Terms:Army planning
Narrower Terms:Areas, Structures, Capabilities, Organizations, People, Events
Related Terms:Military DecisionMaking Process