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This field manual (FM) provides information on the structure and operations of the division aviation support battalion (DASB) digitized. It is directed toward the commander and battle staff of the DASB, organized under the division redesign and the Force XXI division concept for CSS operations, and supported and supporting units.

This FM outlines the functions and operations of each unit within the DASB. It also tells how the DASB commander and company commanders/battle staff integrate their activities through the use of digitization on the battlefield. This integration includes both the logistics mission and the tactical responsibilities. This FM describes the many coordination links the DASB must maintain with supported and supporting elements.

This FM is based on doctrine in FM 3-0 (100-5), FM 4-0 (100-10), FM 3-100.71 (71-100), FM 3-91.3 (71-3), FM 4-93.23 (63-23), and tactics techniques and procedures (TTP) developed in STs 63-10, 63-20, and 63-30. FM 3-0 (100-5) is the Army's capstone doctrinal manual. It outlines how the Army will conduct operations. FM 100-10 is the Army's capstone CSS doctrinal manual. It provides an overview of the CSS system for supporting the Army in the field.

The proponent of this publication is Headquarters, U.S. Army Combined Arms Support Command (CASCOM). Submit changes for improving this publication on DA Form 2028 (Recommended Changes to Publications and Blank Forms) and forward it to Commander, CASCOM, ATTN: ATCL-AL, 801 Lee Avenue, Fort Lee, VA 23801-1713.

Unless otherwise stated in this publication, the masculine nouns and pronouns do not refer exclusively to men.

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