1C-3. Theater Army Movement Control Agency
The TA Movement Control Agency (TAMCA) serves as the executive agency
and primary staff element to the TA commander for planning and controlling
theater transportation operations. Operational movement control in the TA is
performed by movement control organizations and staffs at the ASCC level. The
Army uses a TAMCA to execute movements control at the operational level.
The TAMCA is the day-to-day manager of transportation within the theater of
operations. TAMCA serves as the ASCC primary element for the planning and
controlling of transportation operations at the operational level of war. Figure 1-3
shows the TAMCA organization. TAMCA's success hinges on its organizational
flexibility. The TAMCA organization uses a building block concept which
assigns the correct mix of battalions and teams to perform its mission based upon
Size of the theater.
Number of forces.
Number and type of movement requirements.
Figure 1-3. TAMCA organization.
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