(11) The battalion support platoon transports ammunition, POL, and supplies to the battalion's
units, and to prepare and issue meals to battalion personnel.
(12) The battalion maintenance platoon provides maintenance activities which include
inspecting, testing, servicing, repairing, parts requisitioning, and recovering and evacuating disabled
(13) The unit ministry team provides religious services to the battalion assigned and attached
b. The battalion's four rifle companies close with the enemy by means of fire and maneuver to
destroy or capture him or to repel his assault by fire, close combat, and counterattack. There are 112
soldiers (5 officers and 107 enlisted) in each rifle company (Figure 1-9).
(1) Company HQ. The company HQ provides the company with the command, control,
administration, and logistical support required to conduct unit operations.
Figure 1-9. Organization of the rifle company