The latest from Pete at WRSA. Make sure you go, read, follow the links and understand what METT-TC is and how to apply it.
You thought just because you didn't have armor, air, artillery, a logistics train half a planet long, and the DoD's credit card, you wouldn't have to learn how to plan an operation?
Start here: http://westernrifleshooters.blogspot.com/2010/01/mett-tc.html
then turn to: