Performance Steps. 1. Identify Preparation Requirements for a Unit Movement. 2. Review FORSCOM/ARNG Regulation 3. Prepare for Customs Inspection. FM tation staff officer; and transportation officer as . FM In addition, the theater army commander assigns to TASCOM the. Chapter 2. Roles and Responsibilities. INTRODUCTION. This chapter identifies the roles and responsibilities for the execution of transportation functions.

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The MARAD administers programs related to ocean and Great Lakes shipping and related deep water activities including seaports, shipbuilding, and repair facilities. The advice includes the development of a theater-wide distribution system. It is the authority of a combatant commander to perform those functions of command involving organizing and employing commands and forces, assigning tasks, designating objectives, and giving authoritative direction over all aspects of military operations, joint training, and logistics necessary to accomplish the missions assigned to the command.

In this role, they orchestrate the support provided by DOD and other federal departments Human and Health Services, Transportation, and so on when disasters such as earthquakes and enemy attacks occur within the US. It provides common-user sealift transportation services to deploy, employ, and sustain US forces on a global basis.

FEMA is responsible for coordinating federal responses to a domestic crisis. The DLA provides supplies common to all military Services. A unified command is a command with a broad continuing mission under a single commander and is composed of significant assigned components of two or more Services. COCOM is vested only in the commanders of combatant commands and cannot be delegated or transferred. STARCs manage military highway movements and coordinate with federal and state civil agencies reserve unit mobilization needs.

Depending on the size of the force deployed, the operational transportation responsibilities of the ASCC may also include tactical level responsibilities.

Telephone DSN or commercial The target audience is personnel serving in deploying units or in atng that support deployments. Chapter 3 contains additional information and describes this function at the three levels of war.

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

HN or contracted support is a good source of resources to conduct or augment terminal operations. Regional combatant commands based OCONUS have active Army transportation units assigned to deploy, receive, redeploy, and onward move personnel and equipment. The DOT executes its emergency programs through several agencies. MTMC’s four core competencies are global traffic management, worldwide port operations, deployability engineering, and integrated transportation systems.


Deployment planning and preparation is a critical unit level activity. Mail is one of the most important commodities moved during the conduct of a military operation. Under these circumstances, state and local governments comply with federal control measures to assure that interstate and international arnh flow without interruptions. Local MARAD port control officers coordinate with DOD authorities to assure the availability of commercial port capabilities to support military operations.

The Army Corps of Engineers executes these missions in time of crises under the policy direction of the Secretary 5-1 Transportation. Tailored to the operation, the ASCC acquires a transportation composite group or a terminal battalion. The Department of State is responsible for several aspects that affect transportation operations.

This fleet is the most significant source of government-owned, early deployment shipping in terms of numbers of ships and overall cargo carrying capacity. Training instruction can be locally conducted and tailored to meet the needs of the unit based on the tasks performed. This course is designed to meet the needs of personnel dealing with hazardous material, and who only require the familiarization and safety training described in 49 Code of Federal Regulations CFRSection FEMA’s most important transportation role is the maintenance of contingency plans to respond to crises arising from resource availability.

The plans still have to be approved by the USAF loadmaster. In addition to the responsibilities listed above, MARAD sets up controls to balance the requirements levied on civil port capabilities by the military and private sector. Army execution of transportation functions differ based on the regional responsibilities of the combatant commands.

Sign In Sign Out. 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 To wrng the 5-1 movement of mail, the MPSA has the following missions:.

The following guidelines for tailoring a load team are provided for planning purposes:. This shipping consists of inactive assets. Depending on the size of the force deployed, the ASCC will have staff elements to assist in the accomplishment of its transportation responsibilities. DSBs do not perform actual loading operations. It also includes advice on requirements for Army transportation rang to provide a movement control terminal and mode operation capability in support of the system.

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The following is not a certifying course. The USCG is responsible for maritime and inland waterway security, port security, and safety including navigational aids. The CJCS responsibilities includes the following:. The Army Corps of Engineers also performs a transportation staff function. The combatant commands are the unified and specified commands established by the President, through the Secretary of Defense with the advice and assistance of the Chairman, Atng Chiefs of Staff.

Some of the courses are resident, but many are available online as computer-based training CBT. Chapter 5 contains additional information and describes this function at the three levels of war.

FM Chptr 2 Roles and Responsibilities

HN or contracted support is also a good source of resources to conduct or augment mode operations. DOD includes the Office of the Secretary of Defense, the Joint Chiefs of Staff, the Joint Staff, Defense agencies, DOD field activities, military departments and military 55–1 within those departments, combatant commands, and other organizations and activities that may be established or designated by arnh, the President, or the Secretary of Defense.

It assists unit and installation personnel in preparing for and expediting unit movements and supporting unit actions. These agencies include the following:. The Corps and the Army division have organic movement control organizations and arngg to execute this function. The smaller the force, the more melding of functions will occur between operational and tactical level transportation operations.

Load team composition is tailored to the type and quantity of equipment being loaded and time available for loading. These procedures are described below.

MARAD is also responsible for acquiring and maintaining ships during emergencies.