munition is unloaded at successive weapon positions and supply points to meet the probable needs prior to further advance.
(2) When the situation warrants, any vehicle of
regiment may be employed distribution of ammunition.
in the procurement Personnel in sup-
port or reserve mander thereof tion to forward
units may be employed by to assist in hand-carrying elements of his unit. The
the com- ammuni- ammuni-
tion in the serviceable
possession of dead or wounded, vehicles, or near weapons that
capable ed by
of being fired, will be recovered and employ-
ammunition and weapons should be employed greatest practicable extent; however, captured
to the auto-
employed only when friendly troops ate vicinity have been informed that used.
in the immedi- they are to be
c. Units are provided with sufficient ammunition
prior to contact with initiate and sustain from the rear can be
the enemy to enable them to
par. 3a.) This
initial supply of ammunition carried on individual soldiers,
for infantry units is company weapon car-
riers and prime movers, and mental ammunition train.
22. PROCUREMENT BY REGIMENT. a. Class V supplies are normally made available in the form of credits at designated army supply points for a