Tactical Decision Games

Situation You are the CO, A Company, 1st Battalion, 1st Marines (1/1)—a storied unit in Marine Corps history affectionately known as “Red Death” to your Marines. Your company deployed ashore with the rest of your battalion task force in the former Republic of Al Ouaddiya, a failed state in the rare...
Situation This is a continuation of the Dull Garrison Chronicles and takes place on the same terrain encountered in TDG #12-16R. It is the last of the Dull Garrison Chronicles. Currently, we find that through the skillful efforts of Company F, BLT 2/8 has pushed past the village of Al Bandi and is...
Situation The 26th MEU has been directed to retake Dull Garrison Island (DGI) from the forces of BAD in order to rescue the beleaguered Marine garrison and to establish a foothold for follow-on forces. Elements of the 82d Airborne Division have begun to arrive and have taken up defensive positions...
Situation The CO, 26th MEU was ordered to assault and secure Dull Garrison Island Airfield #2 so it can be used by follow-on forces arriving from the United States. The airfield is only being defended by one of the enemy’s small battalions (400 men). The battalion headquarters and one rifle company...
Situation As the commanding officer BLT 2/8 (part of 26th MEU), you and your command are feeling pretty good about yourselves after Company G was able to rescue the American Ambassador. The general situation, however, has deteriorated further. The forces of BAD invaded Dull Island and are...
This is a continuation of TDG 08-16R. The enemy is continuing to press its assault of Dull Garrison Island. Against overwhelming odds and in the face of heavy casualties, the fight is not going well for our provisional battalion, which has begun to consolidate its survivors into a single perimeter...
This is a continuation of TDG 07-16R. You are the platoon leader for the 3d Platoon of the 3d Special Infantry Company of a provisional rifle battalion that has been deployed only recently to Dull Garrison Island in the Indian Ocean. Currently, you are located in the vicinity of the small village...
Situation You are the leader of 1st Squad, 1st Platoon, Company B, 1st Battalion, 5th Marines. You are taking part in a peacekeeping mission in Lambada. A recently signed peace agreement gives hopes of ending a civil war. Rules of engagement allow you to use deadly force only when attacked or when...
Background You are the battalion landing team (BLT) operations officer within 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (Special Operations Capable) (31st MEU(SOC)). The MEU is currently part of a three-ship amphibious ready group (ARG) consisting of an amphibious assault ship, amphibious transport dock, and...
Situation Your battalion has been conducting patrols in its area of responsibility as part of counterinsurgent operations in support of the host government. The local population actively supports the insurgents. Most families have men fighting in antigovernment forces. Despite these antipathies,...

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