Would a soldier still be held responsible for retreating from a battle in this particular case or scenario?

If his platoon leader orders him ( and the whole platoon, too ) to retreat. But however, the company's commander or the commander of the whole army hasn't authorized to the platoon leader to order that platoon to retreat

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    2 months ago

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  • 5 months ago

    Retreating is bad. Ask Stalin.

  • 5 months ago

    You obey the orders of the platoon leader as it is a legal order, he is immediately above you in the chain of command, he is there and you would only be guessing about what the commander ordered. Unless you KNOW for a fact the commander gave a no retreat order, you retreat.

  • Mark B
    Lv 7
    5 months ago

    Your scenario is based on incorrect assumptions.

    A Company Commander does not "authorize" a platoon leader to retreat. There is no "punishment" or "being held accountable" for retreating.

    Today's military understands that situations change. An Operation Order (the order to do a mission) is a GUIDE. The saying is "no plan survives first contact with the enemy". An Operation Order will have a "Mission Statement" which is a specific "do this" statement. It ALSO has a "Commander's Intent". The Commander's Intent is supposed to put the mission statement in context. It gives a "why" of the mission, so when things go wrong, the leaders can change the plan to accomplish the INTENT (or overall goal) even if the mission must be changed.

    Example: Your mission is to capture and hold Hill XXX until relieved. The Commander's Intent is to provide security for supply convoys going through the area by controlling a key position.

    If the unit does some recon and finds out the enemy is on a different hill that can attack supply convoys, the local commander would change the mission and attack where the enemy is actually located. Depending on time and actual distance, the local commander is not going to "ask for permission" and may not have time to fully explain the plan to higher headquarters.

    [you can go into all kinds of 'what if' for crossing sectors, but keep it simple for this example]

    If the unit is occupying the position and is attacked by a much larger force than expected, the local commander could retreat, evacuate or reposition his unit. He does NOT have to "ask for authorization" before moving. He WOULD report what is happening. If that seems to be a constant of that leader and he is always running away or avoiding the enemy, he would be relieved, prosecuted (unlikely), or transferred to a different position. The Soldiers in the unit would not be "held responsible" for a leader. The senior enlisted leaders would LIKELY be questioned if their leader really was that bad and if there was any way to "fix" him, or if it would be best just to get rid of him.

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  • Anonymous
    5 months ago

    I did 38 years in the Military and you always obey the Last order so it would be legal to retreat if your rank is below Lt

  • 5 months ago

    "the company's commander or the commander of the whole army hasn't authorized to the platoon leader to order that platoon to retreat"

    Who cares?? They sittin in an cushy, air conditioned office somewhere completely disconnected from the situation. Like they know what's best for you.

  • Cee
    Lv 7
    5 months ago

    You follow orders from the person in charge of the platoon... If he disobeyed orders, it's on him.

  • 5 months ago

    Only if the company commander subsequently informed the platoon that the must not withdraw. Orders change and a soldier receiving an order is not required to demand whether the last order is authorized.

    • laughter_every_day
      Lv 7
      5 months agoReport

      No. Authorized and required are not the same thing. You can ask if the CC has authorized the withdraw and then if the platoon commander says " I said move, now," then it is still a lawful order.

  • Anonymous
    5 months ago

    No, it's on the platoon leader,

  • hamel5
    Lv 7
    5 months ago

    Chain of command - If the platoon leader is giving lawful orders, his or her platoon members are obligated to follow them. If the LT screwed up, he'll be responsible to command.

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