The more things change, the more they stay the same: Basics, basics, basics! Here you go!
It’s time to take command and start analyzing the situation…
METT-TC is a mnemonic used by the United States Army to help commanders remember and prioritize what to analyze during the planning phase of any operation. This site will take you through all 6 factors of METT-TC, and discuss them in detail. This site will also provide you with an abundance of other information such as troop leading procedures, land navigation skills, and operation order structure.
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Then study in detail, for those for whom such is not already embedded.
Believe it or not, you may be the most savvy cat at the next shindig.