Lesson 4/Learning Event 2
Reconnaissance NCOs lead their teams to specific areas. There, each team conducts a similar
operation. Two of the NBC scouts dismount and take samples using the M34 sampling kit, while
the third team member overwatches from the vehicle with the pedestal-mounted machine gun.
The dismounted element moves as close to the point of agent release as possible. For sampling, the
scouts select shady or protected areas that have not been flushed by rain or ground water. One NBC