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Hour 5: Mission Staging

Super: 04:00 HRS SINCE ORDER RECEIVED

Super: 04:01 HRS SINCE ORDER RECEIVED

Announcer: As the mission draws closer, every unit runs through their orders. Pilots review weather and flight plans. Rifle companies map out their objective. Each platoon formally briefs their Marines.

Super: FLIGHT BRIEFING

Male: Now the insert, the insert 96, one extract, we have no detainees. I need all players to confirm those numbers.

Announcer: Once orders are distributed, leaders at every level must step up and make sure their Marines are ready for action.

Male: We're going to be coming down in the second wave, and we're just going to consolidate...

Super: RIFLE PLATOON BRIEFING

Male: ...off the edge of the bird. We're going to push down, we're going to link up with third platoon, which is going to be located here, in support by fire position. We're going to pull third down, they're going to join into our consolidation. At that point we'll begin SSE on the objective.

Super: AAV PLATOON BRIEFING

Male: The scheme of maneuver on the well deck has changed a little bit. All right? Right now, make sure that you guys get with your section leaders talk to you about some of the details. When the LCACs start leaving out of this well deck, drivers stay in the stations. At that time crew chiefs should be up here doing their thing with their squads. Good to go?

[Marines shouting]

Announcer: With only one hour before launch, they will check and recheck their plans, their gear and each other.

Male: Take a look at this map; see all the historic reporting that we have.

Super: FINAL INTEL UPDATE

Male: ...A lot of IED activity along the main MSRs.

Male: There's not a whole lot of time from when the LCACs splash and when we've got to splash. It's somewhere like 20 minutes. So if you can get as much of this stuff done before the LCACs splash, that's what you need to do.

Male: This road right here, this is our ORP. You're going to block like north/northwest of on that road and just stay there while we go into the objective site.

Male: All right, down and dirty. Scheme of maneuver is we'll splash at the back of the ship. When we hit the beach, you guys know what to do. Good?

[Marines shouting]

Super: 04:59 HRS SINCE ORDER RECEIVED

Super: 05:00 HRS SINCE ORDER RECEIVED

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