Download Citation on ResearchGate | FORSCOM Regulation ( OBSOLETE): Transportation and travel (unit movement planning). | Defines. FM TRANSPORTATION OPERATIONS. HEADQUARTERS. DEPARTMENT OF accomplish this mission, FORSCOM, in coordination with the Army staff and . Command priorities guide the regulation of all movements. In this regard. FORSCOM/ARNG Reg. (matrix of appointments, ANNEX C) b. Unit commanders and/or unit movement officers will ensure submission of.

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The combatant commands have regional or functional responsibilities. During declared emergencies, the offices within the states operate under the general supervision and guidance of the regional offices established by the DOT.

This fleet is the most significant source of government-owned, early deployment shipping in terms of numbers of ships and overall cargo carrying capacity.

The DMA produces standard maps; charts; map substitutes for example, satellite forrscom maps ; and terrain data elevation, slope, soils, vegetation, transportation infrastructure, hydrology, and so on.

Transportation carriers operate their facilities to provide maximum service, within their capabilities, to fulfill the requirements specified by appropriate government authorities. The Undersecretary accomplishes this responsibility by publishing DOD directives, memorandums, instructions, and regulations, and by sponsoring the development of multiservice transportation regulations.

He reviews and evaluates movement requirements and resources and allocates capabilities when required. Geg selects a battalion or a brigade to operate a water terminal using the size of the operation as a primary forsckm.

Get to Know Us. HN or contracted support is also a good source of resources to conduct or augment mode operations. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. This organization supports a 55–1 at EAC. JMPA are the main operating agencies in fordcom mail delivery system.


Figure shows the combatant command organization. This effort includes the employment of high-technology shipping systems. MARAD is also responsible for acquiring and maintaining ships during emergencies.

During emergencies, the state and local governments are also responsible for using transportation resources transiting the state boundaries. Examples are, market disruptions, domestic transportation stoppages, and materiel shortages. DSBs also provide liaison and coordination for movement of port-called units to designated terminals. The Army Corps of Engineers executes these missions in time of crises under the policy direction of fordcom Secretary of Transportation.

When the CINC executes a force projection or reinforcement mission, he has the following transportation responsibilities:. It provides common-user airlift transportation services to deploy, employ, and sustain US forces on a global basis. Similiarly, addind the word “functional” to CINC or commander, describes a combatant commander of a unified command with functional responsibilities.

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These programs assure the maintenance of an adequate US-based transportation infrastructure capable of responding rapidly to developing emergencies. 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.

Using its subordinate agency, the Federal Energy Regulatory Agency, the department also regulates the movement of these products through pipelines. Combatant commanders may also establish joint task forces to execute specific missions. Regional combatant commands based OCONUS have active Army transportation units assigned to deploy, receive, redeploy, and onward move personnel and equipment.

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. JTFs usually have an Army service component command.

Under crisis action, wartime conditions or forcsom 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.


The Army service component command plans and executes the land warfare missions assigned to the combatant command or JTF.

The OET is the Secretary’s peacetime staff element responsible for emergency transportation planning. Local MARAD port control officers coordinate with DOD authorities to assure the availability of commercial port capabilities to support military operations. The CJCS transportation role is primarily strategic in nature. This responsibility includes arranging for the use of civil port facilities as auxiliary ammunition ports.

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

A recommendation usually goes with the referral of the problem. FEMA also will be visible when the US is mounting a response to a foreign military crisis concurrent with a domestic crisis which results in a shortage of resources.

MTMC’s four core competencies are global traffic management, worldwide port operations, deployability engineering, and integrated transportation systems. A cargo transfer company may be used when the tonnage programmed is within the capability of this unit. Be the first to review this item Would you like to tell us about a lower price?

Share your thoughts with other customers. In times of emergency, the main responsibility of these organizations is to coordinate personnel and cargo movements, to include convoys through the state highway system.

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