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I. MISSION
II. OBJECTIVE
III. CERTIFICATION STANDARDS
IV. FORCE REQUIREMENTS
V. FORCE OVERVIEW
VI. QUALIFICATION COURSE
VII. UNIT DESIGNATIONS


Copyright 2002
Phil Sevier
All Rights Reserved

United States Department of Counter-Terrorism
Flash Force Command Three One
RCO Phil Sevier, Commander

Flash Force Objective Reconnaissance Special Unit Program

V. OBJECTIVE RECONNAISSANCE FORCE OVERVIEW

A. WEAPONS

1. DETACHMENT COMMANDER
    The Detachment Commander is a rifleman with the M-16A2, M4, MP-5/10, or OICW as possible primary weapons. He provides leadership toward the cohesive function of teams under his command.

2. OPERATIONS LIEUTENANT
    The Operations Lieutenant is a rifleman with the M-16A2, M4, MP-5/10, or OICW as possible primary weapons. When operating under C-Team perimeters, the Operations Lieutenant is prepared to take command in the advent that the detachment commander is absent or incapacitated. Should mission conditions require, the C-Team can be split into to equal teams, with the Detachment Commander commanding one half and the Operations Lieutenant commanding the other. He also serves as "operations planner," making sure the entire team runs as a unit and is properly outfitted and supplied.

3. INTELLIGENCE SERGEANT
    The Intelligence Sergeant is a rifleman with the M-16A2, M4, MP-5/10, or OICW as possible primary weapons. He is fully qualified to collect and evaluate information for transmission back to higher headquarters, as well as supply vital data on enemy units, targets, and capabilities. He will also provide the team with interrogation capability should enemy prisoners be captured.

4. FIELD MEDIC
    The Field Medic is a rifleman with the M-16A2, M4, MP-5/10, or OICW as possible primary weapons. In addition, the Field Medic will carry the LC-2 First Aid pouch, or LC-2 Field Pack with medical kits. Primarily trained with an emphasis on first-response trauma medicine.

5. COMMUNICATIONS
    The Communications specialist is a rifleman with the M-16A2, M4, MP-5/10, or OICW as possible primary weapons. The Communications specialist will carry the PRC-126, or PRC-119. The Communications specialist has the ability to communicate back to base from virtually any point in the field. He can operate communications gear such as encrypted satellite communications systems and computer networking skills.

6. DEMOLITIONS
    The Demolitions specialist is a rifleman with the M-16A2, M4, MP-5/10, or OICW with 25mm grenade launcher as possible primary weapons. M136 AT-4 anti-tank weapon, M-72 Light Anti-tank Weapon, M79 40mm grenade launcher, M203 40mm grenade launcher, M18 Claymore, or mission specific munitions. The Demolitions specialist will be trained and experienced with the ability to destroy or disable fixed, fortified, or mobile targets.

7. FIRE SUPPORT
    Support specialists carry the M-249 SAW, M-240B light machine gun, M-60B GPMG, M-60E3, Remington 870, Winchester 1200, Mossberg 590, M4 with Beta C 100 round magazine, possible primary weapons. Adding an exponential amount of fire power to a team, the Support specialist will supply the bulk of directed fire toward a target allowing other team members to choose their targets with a higher capacity to hit.

8. RIFLEMAN
Riflemen carry the M-16A2, M4, MP-5/10, or OICW. Riflemen serve as shooters and the backbone of a Recon force.

Custom weapons may be utilized with the approval of the Objective Reconnaissance Special Unit Leader.


B. UNIFORMS

Each FFOR Operator will be issued the following equipment:

1. Beret, USDOC Gray
2. Uniform of the day
3. Helmet, PASGT Kevlar, or Protec (as ordered)
4. Boonie Hat (optional)
5. BDU cap (optional)
5. Boots, Black or Jungle
6. Canteen
7. Combat Knife
8. Primary Weapon and ammunition (200 rounds minimum)
9. Sidearm, holster, and ammunition (20 rounds minimum) (as ordered)
10. Utility pouch and/or 1st Aid kit
11. Binoculars (as ordered)
12. Flack Jacket, Woodland Camo (as ordered)
13. Body Armor (as ordered)


C. LOAD BEARING EQUIPMENT

Each Operator may choose his or her Load Bearing Equipment to suit their
operational needs. The following options are authorized:

1. Tactical vest, LB-88 or RACK
2. Body Armor, RBA, VBSS, SWAT, or PASGT
3. LBE, Modern style
4. LBE, Vietnam "H" Style
5. LBE, SEAL Jungle Ops Style
6. Vest, SAS "Scudhuner" style