CAMP LAYOUT • The camp will have only ONE entry control point. • There will be a turn-around area inside the camp. • It will be part of the camp road near entry control point.
COC • Combat Operations Center (COC) and Communications. • Erected at the same time. • COC • CO is in charge of the COC. • Protective wire around the COC is 35 meters out. • Symbol for protective wire is: • X---X---X---X
Communications • Comm • Battalion main radio is at the antenna site (ANT FARM). • The maximum distance to the ANT FARM is 2 miles. • Without comm the NMCB can not talk to each other or the higher chain of command.
Company Command Post • Company Command Post (CP) and Alternate COC (ACOC). • Erected at the same time. • B Co • Responsible for camp maintenance and camp security.
Company Command Post • ACOC • XO is in charge. • ACOC is usually the A Co. CP. • The boards get updated by watch personnel at the end of each COC watch. • ACOC is maximum of 10 minutes from COC. • Protective wire around ACOC is 35 meters out.
ECP & ASP • Rear Security Entry Control Point (ECP) • Has a M2HB.50cal. • Ammo Supply Point (ASP) • Minimum distance of 350 meters from berthing and other compounds. • Maximum distance of 2 miles from COC. • Protective wire around ASP is 35 meters out.
LZ & BAS • Landing Zone (LZ) • 400 meters from front line. • LZ has (3) landing areas and each landing area has (4) landing points. • Base Aid Station (BAS) • 400 meters from front line. • Within close proximity of LZ. • LZ & BAS will go up at the same time.
Armory & EPW • Armory • No closer then 400 meters to front line. • Protective wire around armory is 35 meters out. • EPW • Protective wire around EPW is 35 meters out. • Near the ECP but not in sight of the ECP.
M224 & GALLEY • M224 60MM Mortars • 6 in Battalion TOA. They are all placed in the same location, approximately 35 meters apart. • Galley, Showers and Laundry • Located close to one another so they can share one leech field. • A grease trap will separate the galley and the leech field.
Supply & A Co. • CTR, CSR, MLO & Supply • Will be located near A Co. yard. • A Co. yard will be located near the ECP. • Bulk Fuel • Located within the A Co. yard.
Latrines & Garbage Pits • Latrines • Will be a minimum of 100 yards from the galley and water sources. • 50 feet downwind of berthing. • Garbage Pits • Not less than 100 yards from water sources. • 35 yards from the galley.
Tents & Generators • Berthing Tents • At least 200 meters behind the front lines. • 35 meters apart. • Generators • Will have pits and covers to reduce noise and protect from weather. • Located in a central area.