Decisionmaking, Plans, and Orders
Table 4-1. METT-TC outline
RS is focused on soldiers. What soldiers are
doing often determines their availability for
RS. The UMT adjusts its plan to match the
soldiers' schedules and meet their needs.
Troops and The UMT must also assess the level of
anxiety and fatigue among the troops to
available shape its ministry to the soldiers more
effectively. The UMT advises the commander
on the moral and spiritual health, morale, and
welfare of soldiers.
The UMT assesses the time required for
planning and the time available for executing
the RS mission. The amount of planning time
Time available determines the detail of the plan. The team
considers the travel time to each unit,
preparation time, and available light.
The UMT researches and advises the
command on the religious attitudes and
activities of the civilian population, religious
and cultural dynamics, religious
organizations, and religious leaders within the
Coordination with civil-military operations
considerations (CMO) personnel is essential.
The chaplain advises the commander
regarding civil concerns and their impact on
Understand the operational religious
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