Figure 1-8. Organization of the HHC
(6) The company HQ provides administrative and logistical support for all personnel.
communications systems for battalion command and control and support elements.
(8) The scout platoon conducts reconnaissance and security operations. This platoon consists
of a platoon HQ and two scout sections.
(9) The heavy mortar platoon provides close and immediate indirect fire support to the
battalion. This platoon consists of a platoon HQ and two mortar sections.
(10) The battalion medical platoon provides medical support to the battalion's assigned and
attached personnel. This platoon consists of a platoon HQ, a medical treatment squad, an ambulance
squad, and a combat medical squad.