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12 Cards in this Set

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Nine common element found in a combat environment

Violent, unnerving sights and sounds
Individual discomfort and physical fatigue
Fear, stress and mental fatigue
Confusion and lack of information
Continuous operations
Communications breakdown
Characteristics that enable Marines and Sailors to overcome fear

Morale - individuals state of mind
Esprit de corps- loyalty to, pride in and enthusiasm for the unit
Discipline - prompt obedience to orders and initiation of appropriate action in the absence of orders
Proficiency - ability to perform the job or mission
Motivation - based on psychological factors such as need, desires and impulses
The six troop leading steps
Troop leading steps
Begin planning
Arrange for reconnaissance
Make reconnaissance
Complete the plan
Issue the order
Article I of the Code of Conduct
I am an American, fighting in the armed forces which gaurd my country and out way of life. I am prepared to give my life in their defenses.
Article II of the Code of Conduct
I will never surrender of my own free will. If in command, I will never surrender the members of my command while thay still have the means to resist.
Article III of the Code of Conduct
If I am captured, I will continue to resist by all means available. I will make every effort to escape and aid others to escape. I will accept neither parole noe special favors from the enemy.
Article IV of the Code of Conduct
If I become a prisoner of war, I will keep faith with my fellow prisoners. I will give no information nor take part in any action which might be harmful to my comrades. If I am senior, I will take command. If not, I will obey the lawful orders of those appointed over me and will back them in every way.
Article V of the Code of Conduct
When questioned, should I become a prisoner of war, I am required to give name, rank, service number, and date of birth. I will evade answering further questions to the utmost of my ability. I will make no oral or written statements disloyal to my country and its allies, or harmful to their cause.
Article VI of the Code of Conduct
I will never forget that I am an American, fighting for freedom, responsible for my actions, and dedicated tot the principles which made my country free. I will trust in God and in the United States of America.
The rights of a prisioner of war
To receive sanitary, protective housing and clothing
To receive a sufficient amount of food to sustain good health
To receive adequate medical care
To receive necessary facilities for proper hygiene
To practice religious faith
To keep personal property except weapons, military equipment, and military documents
The right to send and receive mail - 2 letter and 4 cards monthly
To receive packages containing non-contraband items such as food, clothing, educational, religious, and recreational materials.
To select a fellow POW to represent you.
To receive humane treatment
To have a copy of the Geneva Convention
To have a copy of all camp regulations
Information required to give
name, rank, date of birth and SSN
Responsibility to perform paid labor
Labor that is not military
Not degrading
Not dangerous
Not unhealthy