Fire and Movement Formations
At Milites Dei Academy students do not only learn Fire and Movement (F&M)tactics but also F&M Formations. The photograph below show students practicing these skills.
Fire and movement formations are arrangements of elements and soldiers in relation to each other. Squads use formations for control flexibility and security. Leaders choose formations based on their analysis of the factors of METTT-TC. Leaders are up front in formations. This allows the fire team leader to lead by example, “Follow me and do as I do.” All soldiers in the team must be able to see their leader (read more on http://www.dlsu.edu.ph/offices/sps/rotc/pdf/ms1/MVMT-FMN-TECH.pdf)
METTT- TC according to P&S means:
Terrain and Weather
Troops and Support Available