24. ROUTE MARCH. a. The ammunition train and company transport of rifle and heavy weapons com- panies move with the regimental motor column in rear of the foot elements. If the regiment marches in more than one column, the motor elements of each column march in rear of the foot elements to which they belong. In a movement entirely by motor, com- pany transport accompanies its own unit. When the ammunition train and company transport are under regimental control, they are usually commanded by
the motor transport ammunition vehicles
officer. Prime movers of the antitank company
the cannon company move as required
the mis- battalion
to it along
its ammunition train company transport.
b. When contact with enemy ground forces is remote and after extra ammunition has been issued
26b (1)), advance
under control of the advance immediately in rear of the foot
guard com- elements of
the main body and in advance of the tor column. When contact with forces is imminent, weapon carriers ward and released to companies.
regimental mo- enemy ground are moved for-
25. APPROACH MARCH. a. Battalions in the lead- ing echelon are accompanied by their company transport and ammunition trains. Weapon carriers must be readily available to their units and move