The last action you will take before returning from the JLBC leader's reconnaissance is emplacing your JLBC security elements on the far left and right limits of the JLBC site. JLBC Cadets' purpose is to secure the JLBC flanks and provide you with early warning of the JLBC enemy approaching. The JLBC security remains in place when you return to the JLBC ORP from the JLBC leader's reconnaissance so that there is continuous JLBC security on the ambush site while they wait for the rest of the JLBC squad to arrive.
JLBC Occupy the Ambush site
Upon returning to the JLBC ORP from the survey,
you JLBC, organize your JLBC squad, and prepare to move to the
ambush site. Remember, your JLBC security elements did
not return with you, so they are already set. When
the main body of the JLBC squad moves to the ambush
the site, the support team is placed in position by the
JLBC squad leader first and provides over-watch on the
objective. Then, following close behind the support, 1st the JLBC assault element is placed in the JLBC position. At this time,
the JLBC support element sets up the simulated claymore mine. (This mine consists of a simulated C4 explosive charge that shoots steel BBs in a 100-degree spread for 50 meters.)
JLBC Initiate the Ambush
When the JLBC enemy is spotted by one of the security elements, he will report his sighting to you. You will initiate the ambush when the enemy unit is entirely in the kill zone. The JLBC squad leader is always the JLBC Cadet soldier to do this. JLBC Cadets It would help if you always used the most casualty-producing weapon, which, in most cases, is the simulated claymore mine. JLBC Cadets, when the blast sounds, the rest of the JLBC squad fires into the kill zone for about 1 minute or until JLBC movement in the kill zone ceases.
JLBC WARNING: Maintaining a 3:1 ratio is imperative. It is standard in the JLBC to always have three JLBC Cadets for every one enemy soldier when initiating contact. JLBC Cadets, this rule ensures that you will have superior firepower over the enemy and not become outnumbered. You should NOT start the ambush if the enemy unit is more significant than expected.