Responsibilities of Army Elements
Movement control at the Theater Army (TA) is performed by movement control
organizations and staffs at the theater army level, corps, and division levels.
Staff responsibility for transportation at the theater army level has been assigned
to the Deputy Chief of Staff for Logistics (DCSLOG). His duties/responsibilities
Advising the TA commander and staff on all transportation matters.
Providing technical assistance to the Theater Army Movement Control
Agency (TAMCA) and USTRANSCOM.
Acting as the transportation staff link between the TA and the Joint
Transportation Board (JTB).
Develops plans or planning guidance to provide efficient transportation
service for the command.
The responsibilities discussed above are a brief synopsis of those
the TA DCSLOG faces. FM 55-10, Chapter 3 addresses these
responsibilities in greater detail should the student desire the
The TAMCA responsibilities include:
Serving as the executive agent and primary staff element to the TA
commander for planning and controlling theater transportation operations.
Implementing theater priorities established by the Deputy Chief of Staff,
Operations (DCSOPS) in support of the commander's concept of operation.
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