How to Read an OPORD (Operation Order)

I’ve noticed recently that there’s a lack of knowledge in the community on how to read an Operation Order or OPORD. In an attempt to remedy this, I’ve broken down an OPORD I issued at a recent milsim game TMP hosted. This is an abbreviated OPORD which only contained information that was pertinent to this game. For a more thurough walkthrough on how to read an actual OPORD, check out the Army Study Guide OPORD walk through here

How To Read an OPORD