Assorted New Policies
Army Field Manual 3-23.30, October 2009
“Grenades and Pyrotechnic Signals”
According to this new U.S. Army field manual,
when a soldier is about to throw a hand grenade at any enemy target he should
normally follow the specified procedures and assume one of five authorized positions (standing, kneeling, etc.).
However, “If a Soldier can achieve more distance and accuracy using his own
personal style, he should be allowed to do so.
Joint Publication 3-06, November 8, 2009
“Joint Urban Operations”
This publication provides joint doctrine for the planning, execution,
and assessment of joint operations in an urban environment,
and explains how they differ from operations undertaken in other environments.
Joint Publication 3-26, Novenber 13, 2009
This publication provides joint doctrine for the planning and execution of
counterterrorism across the range of military operations.