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Troop size designations!

Post by 8ody8ag » Thu Dec 20, 2018 5:07 am

Brigade
Consists of three or more battalions totaling 2,500 to 5,000 soldiers, commanded by a colonel.

Battalion
The Army's basic fighting unit, consisting of three to five companies, about 500 to 900 soldiers, commanded by a lieutenant colonel.

Company
Consists of three to four platoons, perhaps 100 to 200 soldiers. The company is the lowest administrative unit and is commanded by a captain.

Platoon
Consists of three to four squads, perhaps 16 to 40 soldiers, commanded by a lieutenant.

Squad
10 to 14 soldiers commanded by a staff sergeant.

Group
2 to 8 soldiers commanded by a sergeant/corpral
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