Your Orders, Sir?

What Are Your Orders, Sir?

by Brendan B. McBreen

Marine Corps Gazette, March 2022, 80–83.

What are your most effective orders techniques? Where are they taught? How should Marine leaders best issue orders under pressure, in combat? These are important skills for any military organization, but our actual practices—what we do out there in the dirt—conflict with our doctrine and our training.

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