Field Leadership Roles - United Task Force (UNITAF) - Arma 3

Junior Team Leader
Tier I Leadership Role

The junior team leader has the same responsibilities as the Fireteam Leader. The role while the same, allows field leaders to limit the number of less-experienced team leaders deployed on any given operation. The role allows the building of experience in a controlled environment.

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Fireteam Leader
Tier II Leadership Role

The Fireteam Leader's mantra is "Follow me and do as I do". They are the most combat-oriented leader position on the battlefield, and leads their fireteam from the front while acting as the example that his team members will follow.

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Squad Leader
Tier III Leadership Role

The squad leader has similar responsibilities to the fireteam leader, except instead of controlling individual players, they control entire fireteams. They are tasked with leading their squad in accordance with the platoon commander's intent and direction, as well as coordinating laterally with their fellow squads. The squad leader's motto is to "Lead from the front", since they know that they cannot direct their fireteams most efficiently if they cannot observe their movements and combat.

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Platoon Sergeant
Tier III Leadership Role

The Platoon Sergeant (PltSgt) is an interesting leadership role that can be used, to increase the platoon's efficiency in any mission by spreading the workload between the PltCo and PltSgt or to help a someone learn how to PltCo, or to observe an existing PltCo and help them develop.

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Platoon Leader
Tier IV Leadership Role

The Platoon Leader (PL), or Platoon Commander (PltCo), is responsible for the conduct of his platoon on their assigned mission from start to finish. They direct the three main squads of the platoon, as well as any attachments, and use a multitude of skills to accomplish the platoon's mission with the minimal friendly and the maximum enemy casualties.

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SF Team Leader
Tier IV Qualified Leadership Role

A special forces team leader leads a sub team of a special operations unit. Due to the nature of special operations, the SF Team Leader is a very experienced leader and is expected to exhibit good tactical decision making, quick thinking and sound execution under pressure. As with other special operations units, the SF Team Leader is primarily a special forces operator, inheriting the advanced equipment and weapons of all special forces units, and unlike regular forces – given a somewhat wider scope to use their own discretion while tasked with performing the most complex, classified, and dangerous missions directed.

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Company Commander
Tier V Leadership Role

The company commander leads the Platoons deployed on an operation. Using their experience of an array of leadership roles, they guide the multiple platoons and attachments of up to 120 people, to accomplish the assigned mission.

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SF Commander
Tier V Qualified Leadership Role

Special forces commanders are senior and experienced leaders that lead special operations units on typically direct action, special operation missions. Even with the smaller size of special operations units compared to conventional forces, Special forces commanders are typically at a rank grade similar to a regular Platoon Commander demonstrated by the wide latitude they are given to execute missions towards completion. Like all other special operations roles, the SF Commander has access to a wide array of equipment and discretion.

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