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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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These staff elements are responsible for the following planning and execution functions:. In the area of logistics, combatant commanders may exercise directive authority.

FM Chptr 2 Roles and Responsibilities

The Army Corps of Engineers executes these missions in time of crises under the policy direction of the Secretary of Transportation. The Department of Forxcom and Human Services has the responsibility for receiving, processing, and relocating noncombatant evacuees within the US.

This administration is responsible for aiding DOT in planning, financing, and developing urban mass transportation systems, facilities, and equipment. 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 FHWA, in coordination with the state highway departments and organized users rorscom highways, develops an emergency highway traffic regulation plan.

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. This center operates with organic MCTs, as required.

When the CINC executes forscomm force projection or reinforcement mission, he has the following transportation responsibilities:.


In the area of transportation, the ASCC is specifically responsible for the following:. The CJCS transportation role is primarily strategic in nature. In the area of transportation, supporting CINCs 555-1 the following responsibilities:. By 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 provides common-user airlift transportation services to deploy, employ, and sustain US forces on a global basis. This shipping consists of inactive assets. 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.

The MARAD administers programs related to ocean and Great Lakes shipping and related deep water activities including seaports, shipbuilding, and repair facilities. The Secretary of the Army is the single manager for land transportation, the Secretary of the Navy for sea transportation, and the Secretary of the Air Force for air transportation.

Enter Your Email Address. Tailored to the operation, the ASCC acquires a transportation composite group or a terminal battalion.

The Corps or division movement control organizations execute tactical level of war transportation functions. The Secretary of Transportation sets up a management organization during a national defense related emergency declared by the President.

The plans cover the range of military operations. MSC also manages civilian chartered shipping and accessorial services when these support a military operation. JTFs usually have an Army service component forsvom.

DSBs assist deploying units with documenting, staging, and loading their equipment. Using its subordinate agency, the Federal Energy Regulatory Agency, the department also regulates the movement of these products through ofrscom. 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.


In addition to providing assistance on annual training missions, DSBs also provide technical assistance during scheduled individual training dates mandatory unit training assembly. This chapter identifies the roles and responsibilities for the execution of transportation functions within DOD.

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

This corporation is responsible for keeping the US-controlled sections of the St. The Department of Energy assures the availability of crude oil, petroleum products, solid fuels, natural gas, and gaseous liquids.

HN or contracted support is also a good source of resources to conduct or augment mode operations. The Gorscom service component command is the senior Army command directly subordinate to a combatant command. Federal transportation agencies carry out plans in consonance with overall policy direction of the Secretary of Transportation. The combatant commands have regional or functional responsibilities. It also manages civilian chartered flights, when they support a military operation. He reviews and evaluates movement requirements and resources and allocates capabilities when required.