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Hour 2: Crisis Action Brief

Announcer: With the clock ticking...

Super: 01:00 HRS SINCE ORDER RECEIVED

Announcer: ...Marines move to get a plan in place.

Super: 01:01 HRS SINCE ORDER RECEIVED

Announcer: ...The Crisis Action Team is central to the MEU's rapid responsibilities.

Male: Air support and air coverage is constant throughout...

Super: OPERATIONS CENTER BATTALION LANDING TEAM

Male: ...so we need to find out if we have an appropriate LZ to pre-stage the CATs.

Male: Sir, do you want them airborne? You know, during phase one.

Male: I'm more concerned about phases two through five than I am phase one.

Male: These guys launch 30 minutes prior to hitting the shore essentially, and then we'll spot, so 15 minutes...

Male: If this has to change, what I want you to understand is this phase two start is exactly where we want it.

Super: READY ROOM AVIATION COMBAT ELEMENT

Male: How many aircraft do you need to complete the mission?

Female: Two B-22s, one C-130, two AV8s and skids. I'm going to have the mission commander on my aircraft and a radio operator. But then also I need to add in there...

Super: AIR MISSION
COMMANDER:
RANK: Captain
ROLE: A senior pilot, coordinates all aircraft operations during the mission

Female: ...my Wave serial one ten zero one, and that's going to be the mission commander and a radio operator on my aircraft.

Announcer: This team brings together leaders from the ground, air and logistics elements to create a combined arms package. The combined leadership needs to develop three courses of action and agree on a recommendation by the end of the hour.

Male: Just a couple quick points to make this thing happen and bring this all together. We need some specific guidance to capture on the big tour using the master timeline.

Male: There's some additional checkpoints that have been identified, so make sure the fire's plan incorporates some tactical control measures as briefed.

Announcer: As the CAT plans, every Marine knows he may be just hours away from launching a mission. The maintenance crew move quickly to finish their work...

Super: 01:59 HRS SINCE ORDER RECEIVED

Announcer: ...so all aircraft and vehicles...

Super: 02:00 HRS SINCE ORDER RECEIVED

Announcer: ...are ready to go.

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