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Unformatted text preview: 1. Planners cannot automatically fix the organization of the guerrilla force according to conventional tables of organization and equipment. Guerrilla force missions and tactics dictate a simple, mobile, and flexible organization capable of rapid dispersion and consolidation. Each unit must function as an independent organization with its own intelligence, communications, and logistical systems. Guerrilla organization normally determines auxiliary organization. Planners should compartment all auxiliary functions from one another and from the guerrilla force that the auxiliary supports. MIS elements develop complementary guerrilla and auxiliary information elements that are simple, mobile, and flexible. This 3-4 TC 18-01 30 November 2010 Concept of Employment enables them to provide training in tactics, techniques, and procedures that match the capabilities of those organizations. 3-22. Once U.S. advisors have an accurate assessment of the situation on the ground, a good working relationship, and a concept for expanded operations, resistance leaders and planners work out the specifics of the concept. The two parties work out these specifics at all levels, clearing them through U.S. interagency channels to ensure concept agreement. PHASE FIVE—BUILDUP 3-23. During the buildup phase, the resistance cadre improves the organization’s clandestine supporting infrastructure in order to prepare for expanded offensive operations. When the organization begins to conduct operations of a wider scope and across a wider area, many of these operations will draw attention from counterguerrilla forces. The organization must have the supporting clandestine infrastructure to prepare for and sustain these operations. Possible expansion efforts to prepare the area complex for future combat operations include— Increasing intelligence, counterintelligence, and early-warning networks. Expanding recruiting efforts without compromising security of the force or operations. Developing and expanding underground c...
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