ESTABLISH AND SUPERVISE A TRAFFIC CONTROL POST
In this lesson you learn to establish and supervise a traffic control post.
TERMINAL LEARNING OBJECTIVES:
Establish and supervise a traffic control post.
You will have this subcourse, paper and pencil.
To demonstrate your competency of this task you must achieve
a score of 70 percent on the subcourse examination.
The material for this subcourse was derived
following publications: FM 19-1 and FM 19-4.
the operations of TCPs.
TCPs represent the "anchors" upon which the
circulation control system, as well as other functions, hinge. MP at TCPs
must be prepared to be very versatile since they may have to perform several
operations at once.
PART A - STUDY MISSION ORDERS
By studying mission orders, you can determine the specific tasks and
parameters of the mission. You will use this information to determine the
various manpower, equipment, and supply requirements you will need to
accomplish the mission.
This part of the lesson will examine the various
kinds of information included in the mission orders and how you can use it.
successful mission accomplishment.
A TCP is a vital link in the control of the lines of communication
(LOC). The major functions of a TCP were discussed in the previous lesson.
Although the mission orders you will be given will contain much of the