Expect the forces to establish one or more Combat Outposts (or COPs)
U.S. soldiers will be stationed in the outposts to secure individual neighborhoods.
- little forts scattered through Baghdad
- clusters of fortified houses
- "gated communities"
- fortified towns (Malaysia)
- The Alamo Strategy (Texas)
- strategic hamlets (Vietnam)
- Quadrillage (Algeria)
- Fort Apache (The Bronx)
- numerous small garrisons placed alone in "Indian Country" (North America)
- clear and hold,
- hearts and minds
- stationary targets for warring militias.
- "They've got us surrounded"
- “I’m a juicy target they are just trying to figure out,”
- Hell in a Very Small Place;
- sitting duck for truck bomb and mortar feature.