Dismount or Risk Death

The tactics in 2009 changed from “Death before Dismount” to “Dismount or risk Death”. This picture shows exactly that.

A U.S. Army soldier from Apache troop, 3rd Squadron, 61st Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division signals the location of a rally point to the soldiers behind him while on patrol in Naray, Afghanistan, on Jan. 4, 2010. DoD photo by Sgt. Jennifer Cohen, U.S. Army.


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One Response to Dismount or Risk Death

  1. GordonNo Gravatar says:

    Looks like the old “Spread out or one round will get all of you”
    routine. Hmm maybe that should be in Lessons Learned.