Operation Lightning Rod
113th Lucky Strikes
Combat Air Patrol
Operational Orders: “Lightning Rod”
Strike element will consist of Two Plane Elements.
Elements will consist of P38J’s Outfitted with 50% fuel two Drop Tanks
Elements will patrol designated Sectors. To the extent possible all elements should provide mutual supporting attacks in an effort to provide cover and divert enemy aircraft.br>
Primary target(s) is Enemy Aircraft, Fieldbr> Secondary target(s) None
All elements are to destroy primary targets before engaging secondary targets
All elements destroy all targets assigned your Sector.
Extraction will be determined by one of these scenarios:
1. Loss of Wingnam(s) Yes/ No
2. Availability of munitions Yes/No
3. Availability of fuel Yes/No
If the answer to scenario one is yes, RTB.
If the answer to scenario two is No, RTB.
If the Answer to Scenario three is No, RTB
113th Lucky Strikes Operations Officer