Download Citation on ResearchGate | FORSCOM Regulation ( OBSOLETE): Unit movement data reporting and systems administration. | Authorizes. Authorizes and directs the use of the Transportation Coordinator Automated Command and Control Information System (TC ACCIS), as well as coordinated and. Within CONUS, FORSCOM is the Army service component command for USACOM. FORSCOM uses Army installation staffs and infrastructures to deploy units.

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It also allows the ASCC to adjust projected requirements. This plan envisions, among other controls, the use fogscom road space permits to control traffic over selected roads.

ALM permits building of predeveloped contingency packages and will determine airlift requirements for those packages for any delivery method and sortie configuration. DSBs assist deploying units with documenting, staging, and loading their equipment.

It interfaces with other systems such as the Presidential Command and Control Facilities, non-DOD systems, and tactical forzcom and control systems that support subordinate military service units. SIDPERS provides commanders the ability to optimize allocation and use of personnel assets to meet peacetime, mobilization, and wartime personnel service support requirements.

FORSCOM Regulation 55-2 1993 (OBSOLETE) : Unit movement data reporting and systems administration.

These staff elements are responsible for the following planning and execution functions:. Federal transportation agencies carry out plans in consonance with overall policy direction of the Secretary of Transportation. The ASCC acquires terminal units to operate the transportation terminals. JOPES is used by senior-level decision makers to plan and execute mobilization, monitor deployment, employment, sustainment, and redeployment activities.

Army execution of transportation flrscom differ based on the regional responsibilities of the combatant commands. Terminals and regional commanders the information necessary to manage the movement of ocean 552.

The services are progressing with their unique system developments as follows:. The smaller the force, the more melding of functions foorscom occur between operational and tactical level transportation operations. This system can be used by any service or organization.


Supported and supporting combatant commanders must consider their transportation requirements and assure that proper coordination is effected to accommodate their shipments. Enter Your Email Address. Enter Your Email Address. This effort includes the employment of high-technology shipping systems. In addition to the responsibilities listed above, MARAD sets up vorscom to balance the requirements levied on civil port capabilities by the military and private sector. Formal MTMC national defense transportation programs include highways, railroads, and ports.

The deployment planner is usually the DTO or his equivalent. This responsibility includes operating the DTS. The USPS moves essential military mail, including small spare parts. This corporation is responsible for keeping the US-controlled sections of the St. The Corps and the Army division have organic movement control organizations and offices to execute this function.

The Department of State is responsible for several aspects forscmo affect transportation operations. FEMA is responsible for coordinating federal responses to a domestic crisis. These procedures are described below. DSBs also provide liaison and coordination for movement of port-called units to designated terminals.

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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 A cargo transfer company may be used when the tonnage programmed is within the capability of this unit. The Service Secretaries are also charged with the responsibility of providing CINCs with trained and equipped forces to execute assigned missions.

The key to this is the development of the GTN. 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.

It provides common-user sealift transportation services to deploy, employ, and sustain US forces on a global basis. When the CINC executes a force projection or reinforcement mission, he has the following transportation responsibilities:.


Access to information and communication between command levels follow the chain of 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. The Army service component command is the senior Army command directly subordinate to a combatant command.

Under crisis action, wartime conditions or where critical situations make diversion of the normal logistic process necessary, the logistic and administrative authority of combatant commanders enable them to use all facilities and supplies of all forces assigned to their commands as necessary for the accomplishment of their missions. Mode operators are rail, truck, and medium helicopter companies. COCOM is vested only in the commanders of combatant commands and cannot be delegated or transferred.

The GDSS message includes air flow data for deploying units. Currently, the following three automated systems support this mission:. The GTN ties together existing transportation related data bases. The exercise of directive authority for logistics includes the authority to issue directives to subordinate commanders necessary to ensure the following: The computer performs all coordination, internal and external communication, and central data management functions.

The main staff element involved in coordinating transportation matters is the J4. ALM will automatically produce first-cut load plans and will provide computer assistance to modify those loads for execution. These organizations consist of those levels of government that have functional or modal responsibilities for water including inland waterwayrail, motor carriers, or air transportation.

The DOT executes its emergency programs through several agencies. The plans cover the range of military operations. It supports the national, theater, and supporting organizational levels in both peacetime and in crisis see Figure