SITUATION/UPDATE BRIEFING FORMAT (S2)

SITUATION/UPDATE BRIEFING FORMAT (S2)

Used to keep the commander’s higher and lower staff updated and advised on the reporting commander’s critical situation.

  • INTRODUCTION
    1. Greeting.
    2. Identification of self, if appropriate.
    3. Scope: Define the coverage of the briefing in terms of time, geographic limits, or specific topics.

     

  • BODY
    1. Weather report and forecast.
    2. Terrain, if appropriate.
    3. Recent and present enemy activity.
    4. Other appropriate items (i.e., there has been a change in mission, enemy situation, weather, etc.).

     

  • CLOSE
    1. Conclusions, if applicable.
    2. Solicitation of questions.
    3. Concluding statement and announcement of next briefing, if any.