An M1A1 crew will consist of three civilian contractors (loader,
gunner and driver) and an Army TC. The TC will keep being frustrated
by his crews’ need to go to chow, the gym, on a convoy to some other
post or into town shopping, but they are civilians and so not
accountable to the TC.
An Infantry Batallion will consist of 1 platoon of Light Infantry
troops to provide “Force Protection” to the 300 civilian contractors,
who will do everything else when they aren’t going to chow, the gym,
on a convoy to some other post or into town shopping. Coronary
failure in Bn CDRs will rise dramatically, no likely cause will be
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