FM 8-51 Combat Stress Control in a Theater of Operations outlines the functions and operations of each combat and operational stress control (COSC) element within an area of operations (AO). This field manual (FM) establishes Army doctrine and provides guidance for conducting COSC support for combat, stability, and reconstruction operations from brigade to theater level.
The information provided in this publication will assist commanders and their staffs to operate efficiently at all levels of command and throughout the operational continuum.
Without a doubt FM 31-21 Guerrilla Warfare & Special Forces Operations is one of the best single-volume handbooks ever written on guerrilla warfare. This is FM 31-21, the “BIBLE” of our Special forces in its entirety.
This manual provides guidance in Special Forces and unconventional warfare operations for commanders and staffs at all levels. The basic concepts of unconventional warfare are presented in a manner designed to acquaint the reader with Special Forces organization, concepts, and methods of operations to fulfill the Army’s responsibility for the conduct of unconventional warfare.
The purpose of FM 21-10 Field Hygiene & Sanitation is to assist individual service members, unit commanders, unit leaders, and field sanitation teams (FSTs) in preventing disease and nonbattle injury (DNBI).
FM 21-11 First Aid for Soldiers is a great reference. The time may come when you must instantly apply your knowledge of lifesaving and first aid measures, possibly under combat or other adverse conditions.
This manual gives any soldier observing an unconscious and/or ill, injured, or wounded person the skill to carefully evaluate them to determine the first aid measures required to prevent further injury or death.