101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Gold Book

1. TWO-SIDED OFFLOAD: This is the standard technique.

a. Soldiers exit, move ten meters out, and drop prone, with weapons oriented outward.

b. Once the helicopter lifts off, soldiers move off the LZ to marshaling points.

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2. ONE SIDE OFFLOAD: This is an advanced technique.

a. Soldiers exit, move ten meters out, and drop prone, with weapons oriented outward.

b. Once the helicopter lifts off, soldiers move off the LZ to marshaling points.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3. LZ RUSH: In this advanced technique, soldiers move completely off the LZ to marshaling points and/or objectives. There is no halt ten meters out. It may be used with two-sided or one side offloads.