c. PREPARATION FOR EMPLACEMENT.
The HEMMS is emplaced by six men. They must prepare them selves before emplacing HEMMS.
(1) POLE CARRIER. Helps tape carrier adjust straps. Puts bag of poles over head.
Points poles forward. Relieves pole driver as required;
POLE EMPLACER. Helps light emplacer adjust straps. Puts bag of poles over head.
Points poles forward.
POLE DRIVER. Unties bag of drive plates from pole driver and removes one drive plate. Puts on gloves
preferably leather. Gets pole driver.
(14) TAPE CARRIER. Puts harness on, Adjusts to fit comfortably by moving slide fastener on neck strap and
(15) LIGHT PLACER. He places light bag over his head. He adjusts straps to fit comfortably.
(6) SQUAD LEADER. Oversees preparation. Carry Operator's Manual.