8 utilize both the pie and rollout technique in order to search an entire area for targets (e.g., corner
9 of a building, a doorway). Changing from one technique to another may permit the Marine to
10 minimize his exposure to the enemy and reduce the time that he is exposed to enemy fire.
11 6004. Moving Out From Behind Cover. A Marine must be constantly aware of his
12 surroundings and available cover should a threat appear. He should avoid obvious danger areas
13 and move quickly through danger areas that cannot be avoided.
14 • When moving from cover to cover, the Marine should select the next cover location and plan
15 his route before moving from his present position. This is done by quickly looking from
16 behind cover to ensure the area is clear, ensuring the head and eyes are exposed for as short a
17 time as possible.
18 • If necessary, the Marine should conduct a Condition 1 reload before moving from cover.
19 • Once the Marine is committed to moving, all focus should be on moving until cover is
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