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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These aspects include the following:.

USACOM, in addition 55-11 its regional responsibilities, is responsible for joint training, readiness of CONUS based forces for deployment, and force packaging in support of other regional combatant commanders. During emergencies, the state and local governments are also responsible for using transportation resources transiting the state boundaries. The TTBs require the availability of contract stevedoring labor.

Training instruction can be locally conducted arrng tailored to meet the needs of the unit based on the tasks performed. FEMA is responsible for coordinating federal responses to a domestic crisis.

The DLA provides supplies common to all military Services. The plans still have to be approved by the USAF loadmaster. They also provide user training for space-based systems.

In addition to providing assistance on annual training missions, DSBs also provide technical assistance during scheduled individual training dates mandatory unit training assembly. Sign In Sign Out.

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

MTMC selects a battalion or a brigade to operate a water terminal using the size of the operation as a primary determinant. To assure the expeditious movement 55- mail, the MPSA has the following missions:.

Arbg presidential direction, the Secretary of Transportation also implements control systems to govern the priority use of all civil transportation and the allocation of its capacity to meet essential civil and military needs. It is for refresher and familiarization only. It also manages the RRF. However, this role is only visible to the US military when there is DOD involvement in response to a domestic emergency.


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 Army Corps of Engineers also performs a transportation staff function.

Transportation carriers operate their facilities to provide maximum service, within their capabilities, to fulfill the requirements specified by appropriate government authorities.

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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. This responsibility includes arranging for the use of civil port facilities as auxiliary ammunition ports. This fleet is arny most significant source of government-owned, early deployment shipping in terms of numbers of ships and overall cargo carrying capacity.

This shipping consists of inactive assets. Agreements between CINCs may also arngg the support.

FM Chptr 2 Roles and Responsibilities

The certification training is offered at the following locations:. This center operates with organic MCTs, as required. Chapter 4 contains additional information and describes this function at the three levels of war. The Army service component command is the senior Army command directly subordinate to a combatant command. There are several courses either required or recommended that support the conduct of unit movement operations.

As an orientation tool, this course introduces critical transportation functions and responsibilities to personnel who do 55-1 have a transportation background. The Army Corps of Engineers executes these missions in time of crises under the policy direction of the Secretary of Transportation. The Undersecretary accomplishes this responsibility by publishing DOD directives, memorandums, instructions, and regulations, and by sponsoring the development of multiservice agng regulations.

The Service Secretaries are also charged with the responsibility of providing CINCs with trained and equipped forces to execute assigned missions. These agencies include the following:.

STARCs manage military highway movements and coordinate with federal and state civil agencies 55-1 unit mobilization needs. The ASCC also acquires organizations to administer movements and to operate terminals and modes. Examples are, market disruptions, domestic transportation stoppages, and materiel shortages. Depending on the size of the force deployed, the ASCC will have staff elements to assist in the accomplishment of its transportation responsibilities.


Mail is one of the most important commodities moved during arhg conduct of a military operation. The exception to this role is the waterways associated with the TVA.

The Secretary of Transportation sets up a management organization during a national defense related emergency declared by the President. 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 These organizations include federal, state, and local agencies; the private sector within the US under contract agreements; foreign governments under HNS arrangements; and contracted foreign private industry.

The target audience is personnel serving in deploying units or in units that support deployments. The Corps or division movement control organizations execute tactical level of war transportation functions. Under crisis action, wartime conditions or where critical situations make diversion of the normal logistic process necessary, the logistic and administrative authority of combatant aarng enable them to use all facilities and supplies of all forces assigned to their commands as necessary for the accomplishment of their missions.

Organizations responsible for transportation matters vary in size and responsibility from state to state. It is the authority of a combatant commander to perform srng functions of command involving 55-11 and employing commands and forces, assigning tasks, designating objectives, and giving authoritative direction over all aspects of military operations, joint training, afng logistics necessary to accomplish the missions assigned to the command. Areas of particular study include classification, shipping papers, marking and labeling, placarding, compatibility, as well armg containers authorized for packaging of hazardous materials.

One of its primary responsibilities is safety.

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