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The Heartbeat of Military Operations
Combat Orders Overview and Best Practices
The best practices for creating and issuing combat orders have been collected to assist commanders in leading their troops. From different order formats, to advice in forming a commander's intent, to step-by-step guides on forming your orders, all are listed in this section.
Lieutenant Colonel Brendan B. McBreen (USMC Ret)
Gunnery Sergeant Chad Skaggs (USMC), 2021
Colonel General Lothar Rendulic, Germany, 1947
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