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COMBAT SERVICE SUPPORT
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This lesson was designed to provide soldiers with the Combat Service Support lesson for
the Quartermaster Advanced Noncommissioned Officer Course. This lesson provides
instruction on the goals and principles of combat service support in Army operations.
TERMINAL LEARNING OBJECTIVE
Supervise Combat Service Support Functions during Platoon
In a self-study environment.
To 70 percent accuracy.
The material contained in this lesson was derived from the
Following publications: FM 100-10, FM 63-1, FM 63-21, and
Combat service support is an integral part of a fighting force. Knowledge of the
principles of its provision and of the way that it is organized is an essential item of the
body of knowledge which successful leaders must possess. The role of combat service
support as an integrated component of combat power deserves study. You must know its
capabilities and limitations and consider these in analysis and planning. You must also
understand how the support channel functions to ensure that our forces receive the
support they need with maximum effectiveness.