U.S ROE CARD
NOTING ON THE CARD PREVENT YOU FROM USING DEADLY FORCE TO DEFEND YOURSELF.
1,Enemy military and paramilitary forces may be attacked subject to the following instructions.
a, Positive Identification(PID) is required prior to engagement. Positive identification is ‘reasonable certainty’that your target is a legitimate military target.
If ,no PID contact your next higher commander for decision.
b, Do not engage anyone who has surrendered or cannot fight due to sickness or wounds.
c, Do not target or strike any of the following except in self-defense to protect yourself, your unit, friendly forces, and designated persons or property under your control.
Hospitals, mosque churches, shrines, schools, museums, national monuments, and any other historical sites.
d, Do not fire into civilian populated areas or buildings unless the hostile force is using them for hostile purposes or if necessary for your self-defense.
e, Minimize collateral damage.
2, You may use force, including deadly force, defend yourself from persons who commit or are about to commit hostile acts against you. You may use the same level of force to protect the following:
Your unit and other friendly forces (including Iraqi police and security forces).
Enemy prisoners of war and detainees.
Civilians from crimes that are likely cause death or serious bodily harm, such as murder or rape.
Designated organizations and /or property ,such as personnel of the Red Cross/ Red Crescent, UN, and US/UN supported organizations.
Warning before firing.
You may time permitting, give a warning in a loud clear voice.
KIFF-ARMICK(Stop or I’ll shot)
ERMY SELAHAK(Drop your weapon)
3,You may detain civilians if they interfere with mission accomplishment, posses important information, or if required for self-defense.
Treat all persons and their property with respect and dignity.
Iraqi security forces and police are authorized to carry weapons.
4,Necessary force, including deadly force, is authorized for the protection of some types of property including the following:
Hospitals and public health facilities
Electric and Oil infrastructure
Coalition and captured enemy weapons and ammunition
Other mission essential property designated by your commander
Attack only hostile forces and military targets.
Avoid francide- be aware of nearby units and Iraqi police and security forces
e, Spare civilians and civilian property, if possible.
f, Do not loot or steel.
g, Conduct yourself with dignity and honor.
h, Comply with the law of War .if you see a violation, report it.
i, YOU ALWAYS HAVE THE RIGHT TO USE NECESSARY FORCE , INCLUDING YOURSELF AND OTHERS.
These ROE will remain in effect until you commander