FM 3-05.213 SPECIAL FORCES USE OF PACK ANIMALS

SF personnel must conduct a detailed mission analysis to determine the need for pack animals in support of their mission. Military pack animal
operations are one of the options available to a commander to move personnel and equipment into or within a designated area of operations
(AO). Pack animal operations are ideally suited for, but not limited to,  conducting various missions in high mountain terrain, deserts, and dense
jungle terrain.  Personnel must have a thorough understanding of all the factors that can
impact military pack animal operations. The objective of this chapter is to familiarize the reader with military pack animal operations and to
outline the planning considerations needed to successfully execute them.

In a worst case scenario, I know this is going to be a method of transporting people and goods.  To view online or download, click the link below.

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