FORSCOM 55-1 PDF

FORSCOM 55-1 PDF

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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It provides common-user airlift transportation services to deploy, employ, and sustain US forces on a global basis. 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.

MTMC also administers transportability programs to ensure the incorporation of safe, efficient, and effective deployment characteristics into equipment design. A specified command is a command that has a broad continuing mission and is composed of forces from but one Service.

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

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. A cargo transfer company may be used when the tonnage programmed is within the capability of this unit.

The MARAD administers programs related to ocean and Great Lakes shipping and related deep water activities including seaports, shipbuilding, and repair facilities. The DMCs, working within the SMCC, collects, analyzes, and combines all DOD-organic highway movements to coordinate with other local, state, and federal officials the unit requirements for mobilization and deployment.

The ASCC acquires terminal units to operate the transportation terminals. The Secretary of Transportation sets up a management organization during a national defense related emergency declared by the President. 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. Section of the Merchant Marine Act,as amended, contains the congressional authority for this action.

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The Department of Health and Human Services has the responsibility for receiving, processing, and relocating noncombatant evacuees within the US. STARCs manage military highway movements and coordinate with federal and state civil agencies reserve unit mobilization needs.

The term “Supported CINC” refers to the combatant commander having primary responsibility for all aspects of a task assigned by the JSCP or other joint operation planning authority. This effort includes the employment of forsclm shipping systems. This shipping consists of inactive assets. During declared emergencies, the offices within the states operate under the general supervision and guidance of the regional offices established by the DOT.

It also manages the RRF. HN or contracted support is also a good source of resources to conduct or augment mode operations.

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

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, Joint Chiefs of Staff. The ASCC organizes its transportation organizations with sufficient mode operators to move the programmed cargo. Tailored to the operation, the ASCC acquires a transportation composite group or a terminal battalion.

The emergency port control organization assures that local port industries provide situation reports through the National Shipping Authority to all interested agencies.

Supported and supporting combatant commanders must consider their transportation requirements and assure that proper coordination is effected to accommodate their shipments.

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The ASCC also acquires organizations to administer movements and to foescom terminals and modes. These aspects include the following:. Enter Your Email Address. The CJCS transportation role is primarily strategic in nature. In addition to providing assistance on annual training missions, DSBs also provide technical assistance during scheduled individual training dates mandatory unit training assembly.

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Army transportation personnel, at staff and command levels, must communicate Army requirements for favorable adjudication. In the area of logistics, combatant commanders may exercise directive authority.

Under these circumstances, state and local governments comply with federal control measures to assure that interstate and international fordcom flow without interruptions. 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. The Service Secretaries are also charged with the responsibility of providing CINCs with trained and equipped forces to execute assigned missions. Transportation carriers operate their facilities to provide maximum service, within their capabilities, to fulfill the requirements specified by appropriate government authorities.

It provides common-user sealift transportation services to deploy, employ, and sustain US forces on a global basis.

HN or contracted support is a good source of resources to conduct or augment terminal operations. There are no specified commands at this time. MARAD is also responsible for acquiring and maintaining ships during emergencies.

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. 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.

The Undersecretary accomplishes this responsibility rorscom publishing DOD directives, memorandums, instructions, and regulations, and by sponsoring the development of multiservice transportation regulations. The acronym “CINC,” which means commander in chief, refers to the commander of a combatant command.

The exercise of directive authority for logistics includes the authority to issue directives to subordinate commanders necessary to ensure the following: