BATTLEFIELD CIRCULATION CONTROL
In this lesson you will learn the major elements of organization, function,
TERMINAL LEARNING OBJECTIVE:
You will have this subcourse, paper and pencil.
To demonstrate your competence of this task you must achieve a
minimum score of 70 percent on the subcourse examination.
The material contained in this lesson was derived from the
following publications: FM 19-1, FM 19-4, FM 55-10, and FM 55-
An important task that you will have to perform in combat is to establish
and supervise the operation of traffic control posts (TCPs). A TCP is one
of the primary building blocks of the highway regulation system. In order
to understand how important this is, you need to know about the total
battlefield circulation control system.
Then you will understand how and
where you fit into the system.
PART A - BATTLEFIELD CIRCULATION CONTROL SYSTEM
Battlefield Circulation Control (BCC).
mission. BCC is those steps taken to expedite and control the movement of
personnel and vehicles in the area of operations.
Think of the worst
traffic jam you have ever seen or heard of and imagine what would happen if
you had "grid lock" on the modern, highly mobile battlefield.