17. Put the gloves back on, making sure not to touch outside of
gloves, which might be contaminated.
18. Pull up the overgarment trousers and refasten.
19. Pull the overgarment jacket back into place.
20. Secure LCE and weapon.
21. Ensure all toilet paper and decontaminating wipes are in the
22. Fill in and pack down cat hole and camouflage the area.
23. Continue the mission.
e. Shaving, Bathing, and Changing Clothes.
Personnel must be provided with a means of shaving, bathing, and
changing clothes when operating for extended periods in a contaminated
environment. A CLOSE SHAVE IS ESSENTIAL TO INSURE A GOOD SEAL FOR THE
PART B -FUNDAMENTALS OF MISSION-ORIENTED PROTECTIVE POSTURE
To identify the fundamentals of MOPP, you must have an understanding
of the limiting factors of MOPP, be able to identify and supervise the
levels of MOPP. The following factors limit the flexibility of MOPP
in providing for varying levels of individual protection:
predicts the use of chemical or biological agents in a short time will
influence and increase the MOPP level. Conversely, the absence of
contamination and information indicating that the enemy is not likely
to use chemical or biological agents can be reason for decreasing the
Environmental factors, such as temperature and wind speed, influence
Temperature directly affects body heat buildup when troops are wearing
accomplish its mission and curtails the MOPP options.