Home arrow Obsolete Military Manuals arrow FORSCOM Regulation ( OBSOLETE): Transportation and travel (unit movement. FM TRANSPORTATION OPERATIONS. HEADQUARTERS accomplish this mission, FORSCOM, in coordination with the Army staff and. accordance with (IAW) procedures published in FORSCOM/ARNG Regulation 55 -1, Unit. Movement Planning. These procedures, at a.

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This corporation is responsible for keeping the US-controlled sections of the Forsvom. The term “joint force commander” is used in a generic sense to refer to the commander of a combatant command, subordinate unified command, or a joint task force.

MSC executes this mission with the active fleet, to include prepositioned afloat assets, on a daily basis.

Examples are, market disruptions, domestic transportation stoppages, and materiel shortages. The JTB acts for the CJCS by directing or recommending courses of action concerning priorities and allocations for the use of airlift, sealift, and surface transportation capability. The TTBs 55–1 the availability of contract stevedoring labor.

Local MARAD port control officers coordinate with DOD authorities to assure the availability of commercial port capabilities to support military operations. COCOM is vested only in the commanders froscom combatant commands and cannot be delegated or transferred. Addition of the word “geographic” to a CINC or commander describes a combatant commander of a unified command that includes a general geographic area of responsibility.

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These organizations include foorscom, state, and local agencies; the private sector within the US under contract agreements; foreign governments under HNS arrangements; and contracted foreign private industry. Figure shows the combatant command organization. The terms “unified command,” “specified command,” and “combatant command” refer to commands established by the President as combatant commands under Title 10, United States Code, section They may require augmentation when executing operational level of war transportation responsibilities.

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This shipping consists of inactive assets.

FORSCOM Regulation 55-1 1989 (OBSOLETE) : Transportation and travel (unit movement planning).

It also manages the RRF. The emergency port control organization assures that fogscom port industries provide situation reports through the National Shipping Authority to all interested agencies.

The Department of Health and Human Services has the responsibility for receiving, processing, and relocating noncombatant evacuees within the US. Combatant commanders exercise COCOM command authority over assigned forces and are directly responsible to the NCA for the performance of assigned missions and the preparedness of their commands.

USCG’s role in licensing additional mariners to serve expanded defense shipping needs is integral to the mobilization process. Commanders of unified commands may establish subordinate unified commands when so authorized by the Secretary of Defense through the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.

However, this role is only visible to the US military when there is DOD involvement in response to a domestic emergency. The Corps and the Army division have organic movement control organizations and offices to execute this function. These organizations consist of those levels of government that have functional or modal responsibilities for water including inland waterwayrail, motor carriers, or air transportation.

Enter Your Email Address. Federal transportation agencies carry out plans in consonance with overall policy direction of the Secretary of Transportation.


Specifically, the ITO executes the following tasks:. Commanders of Army installations and garrisons, using the resources of their ITO TMO, are responsible for planning and executing the physical movement of tenant units.

HN or contracted support is a good source of resources to conduct or augment terminal operations. Organizations responsible for transportation matters vary in size and responsibility from state to state.

It also includes advice on requirements for Army transportation units to provide a movement control terminal and mode operation capability in support of the system.

Its directorates coordinate specific functional areas, including transportation. The CJCS transportation role is primarily strategic in nature. HN or contracted support is also a good source of resources to conduct or augment mode operations.

The acronym “CINC,” which means commander in chief, refers to the commander of a combatant command. The responsibilities are described below.

DSBs also provide liaison and coordination for movement of port-called units to designated terminals. Formal MTMC national defense transportation programs include highways, railroads, and ports. During emergencies, the state and local governments are also responsible for using transportation resources transiting the state boundaries. MTMC selects a battalion or a brigade to operate a water terminal using the size of the operation as a primary determinant.

Chapter 3 contains additional information and describes this function at the three levels of war.

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