Tactic (definition): a conceptual action aiming at the achievement of a goal. This action can be implemented as one or more specific tasks. (Wikipedia)
Different Tactics for Different Groups & Objectives
What comes to mind when you hear the word “tactic?” As a former Green Beret, my first thought used to be either The Ranger Handbook or FM 7-8 (Field Manual for the Infantry Rifle Platoon and Squad). These two books teach the tactical doctrine used by the US Army combat arms, for everyone from an Infantry squad rifleman to a Special Forces ODA (Operational Detachment-Alpha).
The knowledge inside of these two books was drilled into my head for years, beginning in …