This publication provides information on the structure and operation of medical platoons and sections that are organic to maneuver battalions and squadrons operating in a Role 1 capacity within a brigade combat team’s area of operation. It is directed toward both the medical platoon leader and medical platoon sergeant and the conduct of medical operations from point of injury or casualty collection point thru the Role 1 battalion aid station. The tactics, techniques, and procedures provided are not all-inclusive. They provide a way of performing a particular mission, but may require modification based on mission, enemy, terrain, troops, time available, and civilian considerations.
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