Responsibilities of Army Elements, Continued
The MCO also:
Serves as main advisor to the DISCOM commander and his staff.
Maintains status of transportation assets allocated to support movements
Enforces division priorities; seeks to resolve priority conflicts by employing
alternate modes and times or by requesting Corps support.
Recommends solution to mitigate effects of transportation shortfalls.
Coordinates arrival of personnel replacements and resupply movements in
division rear with forward support battalions (FSBs), the MSB and forward
area support coordination officers, and other units.
Tracks and reports status of containers within the division area.
Provides transportation intelligence data to DISCOM S2/S3 and to the DTO.
Coordinates the availability of materiel handling equipment (MHE) and
container handling equipment (CHE) for loading/unloading.
requirements into highway regulation operations.