1. Tactics - Tactics are: (1) The employment of units in combat. (2) The ordered arrangement and maneuver of units in relation to each other or to the enemy to utilize their full potential. Tactics are the ways that we engage in combat with an enemy force.
2. Techniques - Techniques are the general and detailed methods used by troops or commanders to perform assigned missions and functions, specifically the methods of using equipment and personnel. Techniques are the general methods used by the leader and his subordinates to perform the tactic. "Techniques describe a way, not the only way."
3. Procedures - Procedures are standard methods used by the leader and his subordinates to perform and accomplish a task or a portion of a task. For example, when the unit sustains a casualty, the leader or a radiotelephone operator (RTO) might use the 9-line medical evacuation (MEDEVAC) procedure to call for medical assistance.