Deployment Fort-to-Port

 

Publication Title:                   Deployment Fort-to-Port
Publication/revision date:    18 JUN 2002
Field Manual:                        FM 3-35.4
   Supersedes:                      none
Distribution Restriction:       Approved for public release, distribution unlimited (public domain manuals)

Contents:
Preface................................................................................................................ iv
Introduction......................................................................................................... v
CHAPTER 1 DEPLOYMENT: FORT-TO-PORT - AN OVERVIEW.......................................1-1
Section I – Force Projection ...........................................................................1-1
Section II - Deployment...................................................................................1-3
Deployment Phases....................................................................................1-4
The Deployment Process............................................................................1-5
Section III - Principles Governing Predeployment Activities and Fort-
To-Port Movement ....................................................................................1-6
Section IV - Joint Deployment Information System Improvement .............1-7
Section V – The Army Transformation and Deployment.............................1-9
Chapter 2 PREDEPLOYMENT ACTIVITIES .....................................................................2-1
Section I - Planning and Preparation.............................................................2-2
Planning Process ........................................................................................2-2
Joint Operation Planning and Execution System (JOPES) ........................2-3
Deployment Plans and Procedures ............................................................2-7
Battle Books................................................................................................2-8
Route and Location Reconnaissance and Rehearsal ................................2-8
Section II – Deployment Training Requirements .........................................2-9
Collective Training ......................................................................................2-9
Installation Training...................................................................................2-10
Individual Soldier Training.........................................................................2-10
Unit Movement Officer (UMO) ..................................................................2-11
Unit Loading Teams..................................................................................2-11
Air Load Planners .....................................................................................2-12
Hazardous Cargo Certifying Official .........................................................2-12
Mission Specific Training ..........................................................................2-13
Chapter 3 INSTALLATION ACTIVITIES ...........................................................................3-1
Section I - Installation Predeployment Activities .........................................3-2
Installation Staging Area (ISA)....................................................................3-2
Rail Preparation/Operations .......................................................................3-3
Soldier Readiness Processing (SRP) ........................................................ 3-4
Personal Property....................................................................................... 3-5
Family Members ......................................................................................... 3-5
Individual Clothing and Equipment Inspection ........................................... 3-5
Overseas Orientation ................................................................................. 3-6
Clearance from the Installation................................................................... 3-6
Maintenance ............................................................................................... 3-6
Deploying DA Civilians and Contractors .................................................... 3-7
Rear Detachment ....................................................................................... 3-7
Security....................................................................................................... 3-8
Section II – Organization Responsibilites .................................................... 3-8
Emergency Operations Center (EOC) ....................................................... 3-8
Installation Transportation Officer (ITO)..................................................... 3-9
Deployment Support Brigades (DSB) ........................................................ 3-9
CONUS Replacement Center (CRC)....................................................... 3-10
Deployment Processing Center (DPC) .................................................... 3-10
Section III – Force Protection/Antiterrorism .............................................. 3-11
Chapter 4 MOVEMENT TO AND ACTIVITIES AT PORTS OF EMBARKATION............ 4-1
Section I – Principles of Movement............................................................... 4-2
Principles .................................................................................................... 4-2
Liaison Officer............................................................................................. 4-2
Section II – Fort-to-Port Movement ............................................................... 4-3
Convoy Operations..................................................................................... 4-3
Rail Operations........................................................................................... 4-4
Section III – Activities at the Ports of Embarkation..................................... 4-4
Seaports ..................................................................................................... 4-4
Military Traffic Management Command ..................................................... 4-4
MTMC Deployment Support Team............................................................. 4-5
Transportation TerminaL Brigade............................................................... 4-5
Military Sealift Command............................................................................ 4-6
U.S. Coast Guard ....................................................................................... 4-6
Port Support Activity ................................................................................... 4-7
Supercargo ................................................................................................. 4-8
Port Operations Center .............................................................................. 4-8
Support Installations ................................................................................... 4-8
Deploying Unit ............................................................................................ 4-9
Marshaling Areas........................................................................................ 4-9
Staging Areas ........................................................................................... 4-10
Airports ..................................................................................................... 4-11
Railhead ................................................................................................... 4-15
Chapter 5 FORT-TO-PORT IN-TRANSIT VISIBILITY...................................................... 5-1
Section I – Planning Considerations and Responsibilities ........................ 5-2
Automated Information Systems/Automatic Identification Technology
and In-Transit Visibility (AIS/AIT and ITV) ........................................... 5-2
Major Army Command................................................................................ 5-2
United States Army Reserve ...................................................................... 5-3
Major Subordinate Command/Installation .................................................. 5-3
Installation Deployment Information Network............................................. 5-5
Brigade Equivalent ..................................................................................... 5-8
Battalion and Separate Company/Unit....................................................... 5-8
Section II – Installation Support En Route to the POE ................................5-9
Section III – Aerial Ports of Embarkation....................................................5-10
AIS Planning Considerations at the APOE...............................................5-10
Passenger Movements Through an APOE ..............................................5-11
Unit Equipment Movements Through an APOE.......................................5-12
SECTION IV – Seaports of Embarkation .....................................................5-14
AIS Planning Considerations at the SPOE...............................................5-14
Cargo Movements Through a SPOE........................................................5-16
Passenger Movements Through a SPOE.................................................5-17
Appendix A AUTOMATION AND COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS ..................................... A-1
Appendix B TIME-PHASED FORCE AND DEPLOYMENT DATA (TPFDD)
DEVELOPMENT .............................................................................................. B-1
Appendix C DEPLOYMENT BINDERS ............................................................................... C-1
Appendix D DEPLOYMENT PLANNING............................................................................. D-1
Appendix E UNIT MOVEMENT PLAN (SAMPLE).............................................................. E-1
Appendix F UNIT AIRLIFT AFFILIATION PROGRAM........................................................F-1
Appendix G HAZARDOUS CARGO....................................................................................G-1
Appendix H RAIL OPERATIONS ........................................................................................ H-1
Appendix I CLASSIFIED AND SENSITIVE CARGO...........................................................I-1
Appendix J CONVOY COMMANDER'S CHECKLIST.........................................................J-1
Appendix K THE JOINT INSPECTION PROCESS............................................................. K-1
Appendix L DEPLOYING UNIT DEPARTURE AIRFIELD CONTROL GROUP
PLANNING AND PREPARATION PHASE REQUIREMENTS........................L-1
Appendix M LABELING AND TAGGING EQUIPMENT......................................................M-1
Glossary .............................................................................................................. Glossary-1
Bibliography ........................................................................................................Bibliography-1
Index ....................................................................................................................Index-1

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