(2) IN HARD GROUND
(a) Place drive plate down over pole.
(b) Place pole driver over pole with "T" end down.
(c) Lift pole driver and ram it against the drive plate.
Repeat until groove pin is one inch above ground level. However if the soil is frozen and the soldier believes that it will not
thaw while poles are in place, stop driving after 40 blows. Leave groove pin 1 inch above ground level.
(d) Remove drive plate to use on next pole.
(e) After driving in 70 poles or as directed by the squad leader, trade off duties with pole carrier.