Military

* FM 4-01.011
Field Manual
No. 4-01.011
HEADQUARTERS
Department of the Army
Washington, DC, 31 October 2002

UNIT MOVEMENT OPERATIONS

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Cover
Preface
Chapter 1. Unit Movement Responsibilities
  Unit Movement Operations Overview
Unit Movement Roles and Responsibilities
Responsibilities of the Moving Unit
Unit Movement Officer
Unit Movement Coordinator
Brigade Movement Coordinator
Mobility Warrant Officer
Hazardous Cargo Certifying Official
Airload Planners
Unit Loading Teams
Intratheater Unit Movement
Intertheater Unit Movement
Chapter 2 Movement Planning At The Unit Level
  Section 1: Movement Planning
  TC-AIMS II Movement Plan
Unit Movement Plans
Developing a Unit Movement Plan
Section 2: Movement Activities
  Movement Activities
 Peacetime Movement Preparation Activities
  Unit Alert Procedures
Identifying Support Requirements
Soldier Readiness Processing (SRP)
Movement Training
 Predeployment Activities
  Initial Notification Activities
Movement Order Activities
Chapter 3. Movement By Mode
  Section 1: CONUS
  Convoy Movements
  Obtaining Convoy Clearance and Permits
Rail Movements
Air Movement
Commercial Truck Movement
Section 2: OCONUS
  Convoy Movements
  Using TC AIMS II to Plan Convoy Movements
Rail Movements
Air Movement
Using Host Nation (HN) Assets
  Using HN Assets
Using HN Support Contractor Assets
Chapter 4. Operations at the Port of Embarkation (POE)
  Section 1: Sea
  Marshaling Area
  Accounting and Coordination
  Preparation and Checks
Deploying Unit Responsibilities in the Marshaling Area
Staging Area
Military Traffic Management Command Responsibilities in the Staging Area
Responsibilities
Transportation Terminal Brigade (TTB)
Port Support Activity (PSA)
Cargo Transfer Company (CTC)
Cargo Documentation Team (CDT)
Freight Consolidation and Distribution Team (FCDT)
Section 2: Aerial
  Marshaling Area
Alert Holding Area
Call Forward Area
Loading Ramp Area
Chapter 5. Operations at the Port of Debarkation (POD)
    Overview
Section 1: ROS&I Overview
Section 2: Seaport
  Unit Reception at the Seaport of Debarkation (SPOD)
Staging Area
  Military Traffic Management Command Responsibilities in the Staging Area
  Unit Responsibilities in the Staging Area
Marshaling Area
  Support Element or Other Tasked Unit Responsibilities in the Marshaling Area
  Unit Responsibilities in the Marshaling Area
Section 3: Aerial Port
  Unit Reception at the Aerial Port of Debarkation (APOD)
Off-Load Ramp Area
  TALCE Responsibilities in the Off-Load Ramp Area
A/DACG Responsibilities in the Off-Load Ramp Area
Unit Responsibilities in the Off-Load Ramp Area
Holding Area
  A/DACG Responsibilities in the Holding Area
Unit Responsibilities in the Holding Area
Marshaling Area
  ASG or Other Tasked Unit Responsibilities in the Marshaling Area
Unit Responsibilities in the Marshaling Area
APPENDICES:
Appendix A: Rail Load Team Safety Briefing, Railguards and Supercargoes
Appendix B: Sample Unit Movement Operations SOP
Appendix C: Convoy Operations
Appendix D: Hazardous, Classified, And Protected Sensitive Cargo
Appendix E: Containerization, Vehicle Preparation; and Blocking, Bracing, Packaging, Crating and Tiedown Material
Appendix F: Transportation Coordinators-Automated Information for Movements System II (TC-AIMS II) Functionality
Appendix G: World Map of Timezones
Appendix H: Deployment Binders
Appendix I: Transportation Related Automated Information Systems
Appendix J: Deployment Training
Appendix K: Unit Movement Officer (UMO) Responsibilities and Checklist
Appendix L: Unit Movement Plan - A Sample
GLOSSARY
  Section 1: Acronyms
Section 2: Terms and Definitions
REFERENCES
AUTHENTICATION

 


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*This publication supersedes FM 55-65, dated 3 October 1995, and FM 55-9, dated 5 April 1993



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