DSC: Deployment Support Command.The United States Army Reserve The United States Army Reserve is the federal reserve force of the United States Army. Together, the Army Reserve and the Army National Guard constitute the reserve components of the United States Army. It was formed in 1908 to provide a reserve of medical officers. Deployment Support Command is the newest Operational and Functional command born of Army Transformation. The one-star command consolidates all Army Reserve surface mobility units under a single organization. Headquartered in Birmingham, Ala., the DSC (1) (Digital Signal Controller) A microcontroller and DSP combined on the same chip. It adds the interrupt-driven capabilities normally associated with a microcontroller to a DSP, which typically functions as a continuous process. See microcontroller and DSP. was established in March 2008, and gained operational control of 53 Army Reserve units in October 2008.
The mission of DSC is to provide command, control, and technical supervision of all Military Surface Deployment and Distribution aligned Army Reserve units performing terminal, rail, deployment and distribution support missions and functions. The DSC mission and organizational structure This article has no lead section.
To comply with Wikipedia's lead section guidelines, one should be written. will ultimately include providing technical training and readiness oversight The authority that combatant commanders may exercise over assigned Reserve Component (RC) forces when not on active duty or when on active duty for training. As a matter of Department of Defense policy, this authority includes: a. to all Army units performing terminal, rail, deployment and distribution support, movement control, and watercraft missions and functions.
Commanded by Brig. Gen. Janet L. Cobb, the DSC is a direct-reporting command of the 377th Theater Sustainment Command in New Orleans New Orleans (ôr`lēənz –lənz, ôrlēnz`), city (2006 pop. 187,525), coextensive with Orleans parish, SE La., between the Mississippi River and Lake Pontchartrain, 107 mi (172 km) by water from the river mouth; founded , La., and has a close operational relationship with SDDC SDDC Surface Deployment and Distribution Command (formerly Military Traffic Management Command)
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The DSC headquarters staff includes Command Sgt. Maj. Maryeva Beesley, senior noncommissioned officer non·com·mis·sioned officer
n. Abbr. NCO
An enlisted member of the armed forces, such as a corporal, sergeant, or petty officer, appointed to a rank conferring leadership over other enlisted personnel. , and more than 120 reserve officers, NCOs, soldiers and civilians. The command has a total strength of more than 2,700 soldiers assigned to subordinate units located across 23 states.
In addition to a standard staff structure, the DSC G7 section is organized to include several deployable Mobile Training Teams for specialized mobility related, SDDC-centric training. The DSC down trace is comprised of four Transportation Groups, comprised of 12 Deployment & Distribution Support Battalions, and the Army's sole rail battalion.
1179th Transportation Group
The 1179th Transportation Group, commanded by Col. Edward Casazza, and supported by Command Sgt. Maj. Levi Maynard, is located at Fort Hamilton This article is about the United States Army fort. For the Brooklyn neighborhood, see Fort Hamilton, Brooklyn. For the Canadian whiskey post, see Fort Whoop-Up.
Historic Fort Hamilton , N.Y. The Group is comprised of five units with more than 300 soldiers in five states. The 1179th is the executive agent for the Battle Command Staff Training Exercise planned in conjunction with the 75th Training Brigade for DSC units. The 1179th redeployed from theater in early 2009. The unit performed its annual training with the 597th Transportation Group March 14-28 at Fort Carson Fort Carson is a United States Army installation and a Census Designated Place located immediately south of Colorado Springs in El Paso County, Colorado, United States and just north of Pueblo, Colorado in Pueblo County Colorado. , Colo., and Fort Irwin, Calif., March 28-April 5.
1189th Transportation Group
The 1189th Transportation Group is commanded by Col. James Messer, and supported by Command Sgt. Maj. William Allen William Allen may refer to:
A city of southeast South Carolina, a suburb of Charleston. Population: 80,600. , S.C. The Group consists of 20 units and more than 800 soldiers in six states. Since October 2008, the 1189th has been the Executive Agent for the TRANS-MARINER Exercise. The 1189th supported the Global War on Terrorism Terrorist acts and the threat of Terrorism have occupied the various law enforcement agencies in the U.S. government for many years. The Anti-Terrorism and Effective Death Penalty Act of 1996, as amended by the usa patriot act with the November 2008 deployment of the 1398th DDSB DDSB Deployment Distribution Support Battalion
DDSB Department of Defense Safety Board to conduct port operations with the 595th Transportation Group. The group successfully redeployed the 1186th DDSB in February. The 1189th is scheduled to perform annual training at Port Arthur, Texas Port Arthur is a city in Jefferson County within the Beaumont-Port Arthur metropolitan area and is situated in southeast Texas. As of the 2000 U.S. Census, the city had a total population of 57,755. with SDDC's 842nd Terminal Battalion during March and April.
1190th Transportation Group
The 1190th Transportation Group, commanded by Col. Walter Weaver, and supported by Command Sgt. Maj. Joseph Roberson, is located in Baton Rouge, La. The group consists of 13 units and more than 600 soldiers in seven states. Since October 2008, the 1190th has been the Executive agent for the TRANSLOTS exercise. In December 2008 the group deployed the 1181st DDSB and the 614th Automated Cargo Detachment to conduct port operations for 595th Transportation Group in Kuwait. The 1190th will perform its annual training mission during Spring 2009 at Fort Hood, Texas in support of 597th Transportation Group.
1394th Transportation Group
The 1394th Transportation Group, commanded by Col. Marvin Polk, and supported by Command Sgt. Maj. Albert Montano, is located at Camp Pendleton, Calif. The group has 10 units and more than 300 Soldiers in two states. The 1394th is the Executive Agent for both the Golden Mariner and Alaskan Mariner exercises. The group deployed the 1397th DDSB in February to conduct port operations in support of the 595th Transportation Group. The 1394th performed their annual training with the 597th Transportation Group at Fort Bliss, Texas.
757th Transportation Battalion
The 757th Transportation Battalion (Rail) is a direct-reporting Battalion to the DSC. The 757th is commanded by Lt. Col. Vincent Barker, and supported by Command Sgt. Maj. Peter Knerler, is located in Milwaukee, Wis. The Battalion consists of five units with more than 500 soldiers in four states. Since October 2008, the 757th has employed teams of soldiers at multiple CONUS installations supporting SDDC's 596th Transportation Group with a wide variety of rail operations. The 757th is scheduled for force structure reduction actions during this fiscal year.
Since activation in early 2008, the DSC has made significant progress in staffing the organization, aligning training requirements and supporting SDDC missions. There have also been major strides taken to ensure that leadership at all levels is fully engaged in day-to-day operations.
In November 2008, in conjunction with the SDDC Commander's conference, the DSC conducted its first-annual Commander's Conference at Scott Air Force Base Scott Air Force Base (IATA: BLV, ICAO: KBLV, FAA LID: BLV) is a base of the United States Air Force in St. Clair County, Illinois near Belleville which are in the St. Louis metropolitan area. , Ill. This was followed with a Senior Leader's Training Workshop, an inaugural Civilian Military Technician Workshop, and the first-annual G4 Logistics Workshop. The DSC held its first Yearly Training Briefing to coincide with SDDC's annual Training Symposium, and is in the process of scheduling its first annual G3 workshop for early summer.
As a visible and lasting part of Army Transformation Program, the DSC strives to develop stronger training and operational ties between the Active and Reserve Component transporters. A seamless integration of critical deployment and distribution skills sets between Active and Reserve Component partners will provide the superior support needed for both present and future warfighters.