USAMC missions include-. Coordinating requirements for EOD support with requesting units, other Army commands, other Services, federal agencies, and multinational partners. Corps maintenance support teams may augment the FSB to provide back-up support capability forward. var script = document.createElement("script"); Intelligence Tasks. Risk management, determined by the safety officer. The Transportation Corps is responsible for moving supplies, troops and equipment anywhere on the globe. Providing risk assessment input to the G-3 (S-3). The Force XXI FSB contains forward support companies (FSCs), a headquarters and distribution company, a brigade support company (BSC), and forward support medical company (FSMC). The SWO is an Air Force officer or noncommissioned officer who leads a combat weather team of two or more personnel. The fluidity of battle demands constant changes to these support plans. Maximum use is made of contracted, host nation, joint, and intratheater lift capabilities (such as locally available commercial trucks and military cargo aircraft). Tactical and criminal intelligence collecting and reporting. AVCOORD responsibilities include-, D-106. The finance officer is responsible for coordinating and providing finance services to the command. The corps support command (COSCOM) and division support command (DISCOM) function as the major subordinate commands responsible for directing and managing logistics (less medical) support within their supported unit AOs. Advising the commander on the issues of religion, morals, and morale as affected by religion, including the religious needs of all assigned personnel. A chaplain is located at every echelon of command from battalion through corps. Implementing resource control procedures and serving as the primary fund certifying officer. d.setTime(d.getTime() + 60 * 60 * 24 * 2 * 1000); The staff contributes to making and executing timely decisions. Advising the commander and staff about individual, team, or crew replacements, and replacement-system operations. Coordinating with the G-3 (S-3), G-2 (S-2), and ENCOORD to requisition cataloged topographic foundation data and existing mission-specific data sets from the Defense Logistics Agency. Executing policies and standards concerning enlisted soldier performance, training, appearance, and conduct. JP 4-01 contains a detailed account of Department of Transportation (DOT) responsibilities. Emergency food, shelter, clothing, and fuel for local civilians. Avoid conflict and duplication by adjusting plans or policies before implementation. STRYKER BRIGADE COMBAT TEAM SUPPORT BATTALION. During National defense emergencies and in periods of crisis, the Secretary of Transportation has a wide range of delegated responsibilities, including executive management of the Nation's transportation resources. The G4 (S4) is the principal staff office for coordinating the integration of supply, maintenance, transportation, and services for the command. TALOs are normally authorized at corps, divisions, regiments, and separate brigades. The subordinate joint force commander (JFC), normally a subordinate unified command or JTF, works for a combatant commander who has overall responsibility for conducting CSS for joint operations. Supported combatant commanders determine movement requirements and required delivery dates. NETOPS includes network management (NM), information dissemination management (IDM), and information assurance (IA): D-77. When published, FM 4-93.7 and other associated doctrine will detail CSS for this brigade. Coordinating equipment recovery and evacuation operations (with the support command). These land operations often are conducted by a subordinate ARFOR headquarters, such as an augmented corps or division, as part of a JTF. D-21. The combatant commander's concept for the campaign or major operation is the basis for support planning. Common Staff Activities, Responsibilities. Coordinating and synchronizing ARFOR AMD with joint force AMD. DCMA is the combat support agency that provides worldwide post contract award and contract administration services, to include administering civilian augmentation program contracts (including logistics civil augmentation program [LOGCAP]). Stationing subordinate finance units, equipped with their supporting systems, to support battlefield procurement and pay operations. Intelligence synchronization includes-, D-53. 4-21. Veterinary food inspection, animal care, and veterinary preventive medicine activities of the command (with the veterinary officer). Operating a civil-military operations center to maintain liaison with other US governmental agencies, HN civil and military authorities, and nongovernmental and international organizations in the AO. The Military Sealift Command (MSC) is a major command of the U.S. Navy. Calculating, analyzing, and disseminating global positioning system (GPS) satellite coverage and accuracy data. Monitoring the supply status of and expediting requests for special EOD tools, equipment, and demolition materials. Identifying requirements that can be met through contracting. Collecting and analyzing operational data for on-the-spot adjustments in the medical support structure and for postwar combat and material-development studies. Staff members follow a systematic approach, weighing each new item of information in relation to other available information. Recommending to the G-3 (S-3) the ADA ammunition RSR. The NCO enforces standards and develops and trains soldiers daily in MOS s… Functional battalions that provide corps-wide support and multifunctional corps support battalions to provide area support are assigned to the rear CSG of the COSCOM. A legal support element-including at least a judge advocate-deploys in direct support of each brigade-level task force. Force Development and Modernization. Coordinating or providing food preparation, water purification, mortuary affairs, aerial delivery, laundry, shower, and clothing/light textile repair. Assessing the psychological impact of military operations on the enemy and the civilian populace. Staff sections exercise oversight by performing the following tasks that affect their individual fields of interest: Supervising Staff Sections and Staff Personnel, D-30. Sometimes staff members have the ability and authority to solve the problem without involving the commander. Other strategic-level functions include-. TALO responsibilities include-, D-119. Developing the logistic plan to support operations (with the G-3 [S-3]). Theater Airlift Liaison Officer. 4-43. Provost Marshal. The aide-de-camp serves as a personal assistant to a general officer. A G-1/AG (S-1) is authorized at every echelon from battalion through corps. Safety Officer. During war, the Transportation Corps utilizes trucks, boats and airplanes to provide extremely fast support to the combat teams on the frontlines.Transportation officers are experts in the systems, vehicles and procedures of moving troops and supplies in the Army. Providing lead service CUL to other services, multinational partners, and civilian agencies (OP 4.5). The rest of the support form is derived from this duty description. Coordinating Staff Responsibility. Assessing C4OPS vulnerability and risk management (with the G-2 [S-2] and G-7, assisted by the 1st Information Operations Command (Land), [1st IOC {L}]). The SJA provides complete legal support, including operational law (OPLAW) support and coverage of six core legal disciplines: international law, military justice, administrative law, civil law (including contract, fiscal, and environmental law), claims, and legal assistance. IM representatives within the CP are positioned to best support the commander's intent, with priority normally to the G-3 (S-3) operations cell and other critical cells within the CP. Personnel support includes-, D-47. The COS ensures the information element of combat power is integrated into operations per the commander's intent and concept of operations. PM responsibilities include-, D-115. The ACOS, G-1/AG exercises coordinating staff responsibility over the PAO, when required. 4-35. Advising the commander on the capabilities, limitations, and use of theater, strategic, national, and commercial space assets. Mark, label cargo and freight shipments in accordance with regulatory requirements. It coordinates the requirements for medical elements to support corps forces or operations. Performing real-time audits of command systems, procedures, and internal controls to ensure their proper implementation and effective operation. Preparing plans and policies to govern the assignment of replacement personnel. D-50. Note. Preparing, managing, and distributing NBC messages. Records management, including finance, legal services, and command information. During exercises and contingencies, and on request from the supported commander, DCMA provides a tailored contingency contract administration services (CCAS) team to provide a single focus for all DCMA activities. The G-4 (S-4) helps the support unit commander maintain logistics visibility with the commander and the rest of the staff. AAFES civilian employees operate these nonappropriated fund activities. However, they support the distinct requirements of each division. Joint CSS doctrine and policy developed by the CJCS establishes wartime support guidance that assists the combatant commander in conducting successful joint operations. D-81. Staff Planning and Supervision. Logistic operations and plans (general) includes-, D-67. The commander, USTRANSCOM serves as the DOD single worldwide manager for common-user ports of embarkation and debarkation. D-34. Establishing, managing, and maintaining sustainment facilities, including storage areas (OP 4.6) and medical facilities (OP 4.4.3.3). The following paragraphs discuss activities, responsibilities, and duties common to all staff members. The intelligence cycle is an example of such a process. In addition, all staff members are responsible for supporting the overall command training program with expertise and resources from their fields of interest. Motor transportation organic to or allocated for headquarters use. D-28. Providing a PSYOP representative to IO cell meetings. D-57. Preparing recommendations includes coordinating with staff members whose fields of interest the recommendation might affect. They are also familiar with the responsibilities and duties of other staff members. The NETOPS officer integrates mission information applications with INFOSYS and communications and computer operations of the warfighting information network. A veterinary corps officer is authorized at corps level. Monitoring unit strength status and developing plans to maintain it. Assisting the staff on budget methods and formats; techniques of preparation, resource synchronization, presentation, and analysis; and developing workload information, expense (cost) factors, cost capturing, and statistics. d.setTime(d.getTime() + 60 * 60 * 24 * 2 * 1000); (See JP 1-06.). The SPO medical section then in-forms the BSMC of the requirements and synchronizes the movement of assets. Monitoring the execution of instructions, plans, and orders. Coordinating organizational clothing and individual equipment exchange and replacement. They also list special staff officers over which each coordinating staff officer exercises coordinating staff responsibility. Key to integrating these support elements is establishing proper and well understood C2 relationships among these organizations, the subordinate JTF, and service components. Exercising staff supervision and training over Army aviation operations. Establish the critical item list and allocate critical resources. FM 3-05.105 covers CSS for ARSOF. D-38. Helping the G-6 determine electronic protection requirements. Providing liaison to indigenous religious leaders (with the G-5 [S-5]). document.cookie = "__adblocker=" + (adblocker ? A G-4 (S-4) is authorized at every echelon from battalion through corps. Monitoring and making recommendations on all technical C4OPS activities. 4-26. The services determine their requirements for supplies and other materiel, and establish their priorities. Monitoring unit and enlisted soldier training, and making corrections as necessary. Performing the following language-related functions: Identifying linguist requirements pertaining to intelligence support. 4-97. Recommending to the G-3 (S-3) initial taskings of assigned, attached, and supporting intelligence collection assets. The SOSCOM is a versatile organization with multiple support missions: 4-109. HAP provides excess, nonlethal property to authorized recipients; arranges funding and space-available transportation for NGOs to deliver humanitarian goods to countries in need; coordinates foreign disaster relief missions; and procures, manages, and arranges for delivery of humanitarian daily rations (HDR) to those in need. The AVCOORD is responsible for coordinating Army aviation assets and operations. Coordinating with the SJA about advice to the commander on rules of engagement (ROE) when dealing with civilians in the AO. Coordinating health support requirements for NBC operations with the surgeon. Synchronizing ISR with the overall operation throughout the operations process (with the rest of the staff). Ensuring the appointment of an information assurance security officer (IASO) in all elements of the command. However, the JFC establishes a manpower and personnel directorate (J1) and logistics directorate (J4) that coordinate personnel and logistics support through the combatant commander. Advising the commander on fire protection and prevention issues, planning, and coordination (with the G-3 [S-3] and G-4 [S-4]). However, neither section is functionally organized by the new MTOE to accomplish its mission independently; they are required to work together closely. A number of defense agencies play roles in the overall CSS for military forces. The responsibilities vary according to rank. The ACOS, G-2 (S-2) exercises coordinating staff responsibility over the staff weather officer. The focus of tactical-level CSS is to provide the CSS necessary to meet the commander's intent and concept of operations, and to maximize his freedom of action. Because attaching the separate brigade to a division is not permanent, CSS arrangements facilitate eventually detaching the brigade from the division. Preparing the intelligence annex to plans and orders, and the intelligence estimate. Satisfying requirements through intelligence reach. Acquiring resources while forging strategic alliances. Army and Air Force Exchange Service (AAFES) mobile field exchanges are deployable truck- or tent-based resale outlets that provide health and comfort merchandise support to deployed forces. Maintaining the unit readiness status of each unit in the command. Coordinating, planning, and directing all command IA activities. The Department of State (DOS) is the lead agency for coordinating and distributing Class X items that support nonmilitary programs (such as, economic and agricultural development, civic action, and various relief and education programs). Commanders may delegate authority to certain staff officers to issue plans and orders without their personal approval. Chemical Officer. Coordinating dental activities with the command surgeon. (FM 3-0 discusses ADCON.) The ACOS, G-2 (S-2) is the principal staff officer for all matters concerning the enemy/threat, the environment as it affects the enemy/threat, intelligence, and counterintelligence. The AVCOORD is the senior aviation officer in the force and the commander of an aviation unit supporting it. 4-34. Maintaining equipment organic or allocated to the headquarters. JP 4-01 covers DTS-specific operations. Performing situation development, to include updating the enemy/threat, terrain and weather, and civil considerations portions of the COP. Representatives of the AMDCOORD from organic ADA units may also serve as members of the A2C2 cell. 4-29. } GSA also provides vehicle acquisition and leasing service and is the Federal contracting agency for the government purchase card program and domestic express small-package delivery service. (function(src){var a=document.createElement("script");a.type="text/javascript";a.async=true;a.src=src;var b=document.getElementsByTagName("script")[0];b.parentNode.insertBefore(a,b)})("//experience.tinypass.com/xbuilder/experience/load?aid=bYdYZQml5V"); The commander's staff must function as a single, cohesive unit-a professional team. Recommending IO effects to influence adversary perceptions, decisions, and actions. The CPO is responsible for managing and administering the civilian employee personnel management program. Organizing and conducting internal schools, and obtaining and allocating quotas for external schools. Before the inspection, inspectors inform the subordinate commander of the inspection's purpose. USAMC also manages operational policies, programs, objectives, and resources associated with operational projects worldwide. Establishing plans, policies, and procedures for developing and implementing the command budget. Conducting formal, on-site manpower and equipment surveys. D-120. Preparing the engineer battlefield assessment in assisting the G-2 (S-2) with IPB. To provide signal force packages to support ARSOF, as directed/available. D-100. Engineer Coordinator. The finance officer is also the finance unit commander. Managing ammunition requirements, resupply, and reallocation. However, the services retain tactical finance personnel to provide the finance and limited accounting support required for their deployed forces during operations. Deployed weapon systems expands or focus changes advance notification or coordination needed to maneuver... 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