*****Tactical Actions & Tasks in Support of Stability*****

Key Points

  1. Area Security
  2. Conduct Searches
  3. Protect Critical Sites and Personnel
  4. Negotiations
  5. Tasks the Platoon Can Support for Other Forces
  6. Tasks the Platoon Monitors


4-67. During stability, the Infantry platoon and squad provide support to facilitate the execution of tasks for which the host nation normally is responsible. Typically, these tasks have a security component ideally performed by military forces. However, military forces sometimes provide logistic, medical, or administrative support to enable the success of civilian agencies and organizations. Tasks the Infantry platoon and squad performs generally will fall into one of three categories, representing the collective effort associated with a stability task:

  • Tasks for which the platoon retains primary responsibility.
  • Tasks the platoon supports other forces.
  • Tasks the platoon monitors.

Edited by MAJ J.LaFlash