JLBC - Junior Leadership Bootcamp Operational Components
Fire Teams are composed of four cadets that a sergeant leads. A squad is composed of two fire teams. They are usually led by a sergeant or staff sergeant and account for 9-10 cadets. A platoon is composed of two or more squads and is usually commanded by an officer supported by a sergeant and accounts for 25-60 cadets. Companies are also known as batteries in the field of artillery and troops. Composed of four platoons and commanded by a captain accounting for 60 - 200 cadets. A battalion is composed of two to five companies. A brigade is composed of two or more battalions, led by a Colonel, who commands 3,000-5,000 cadets. A division consists of seven or more brigades and is commanded by a general who commands 10,000 - 15,000 cadets.