What is a linkman?

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What is a linkman?

Post by Ryan » Sun Aug 03, 2014 2:49 am

The linkman. What is his role?

As I understand - filing into a room, one man is left per room to communicate, link and direct other teams, secure civilians, pass on logistical supplies, and so forth.
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Re: What is a linkman?

Post by tacticalguy » Tue Aug 05, 2014 3:40 am

I've seen that role in large groups. Never in smaller units. In LE units, I've seen it fulfilled by uniformed officers that followed on.
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Re: What is a linkman?

Post by DareTactical » Mon Jun 08, 2015 6:58 am

Don't know about LE but in the British Army "Every man's a linkman".
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