Bozhee Dopomozhee, Here They Come!
by Brendan B. McBreen
Marine Corps Gazette, July 2022, 49–53.
When the enemy armored vehicles are advancing down the valley, it’s too late to learn how you are going to fight them.
What do you know about engagement areas? An engagement area is an area where the commander intends to contain and destroy an enemy force with the massed fires of all available weapons and supporting systems. And it’s not just for tanks, but for any enemy attack. There are seven steps. Each step is a lot of work for you and your Marines.