If you could pick five other guys to jump with you, how would you instruct them to load out, as a unit (not as individuals)? How would you change the composition based on the objective (capture, defend, ambush, AT)? Bear in mind that perhaps not every paratrooper has earned the M1A1 carbine to free up space for extra equipment (Or M1911 Pistol, for that matter). Which one weapon do you recommend, in place? What badges would you recommend to compliment their specific load-outs?
Examples of some potential M1A1 carbine combos: