the corps RAOC civil-military operations (CMO) officer will assist the CSG RAOCs with CMO
coordination and assistance. In the TAACOM, the TAACOM RTOC will maintain close
coordination with the civil affairs element to assist in decentralized operations for each of the
CMO at the TAACOM ASG RTOCs.
The communications section:
echelon signal unit.
o Provides direct interface with the echelon signal element.
o Coordinates alternative means of communication for contingency operations when distance or
terrain restrict communications.
o Provides technical expertise for ADP assets within the RAOC.
o Reviews HN capabilities for signal support of rear operations.
o Is responsible for communication interface with MP, TCF, and base defense forces. This will be
through effective planning and prior coordination (CEOI and COMSEC).
o Review all base cluster plans with RAOC/RTOC. Make recommendations on improving or
o Make recommendations on positioning units. This is based on unit capabilities and status within
o Provide information and intelligence to and from the RAOC/RTOC and base/base clusters within
their geographical area.
o Ensure air defense alert status is provided to base clusters within their assigned areas.
o Provide tactical expertise to two or three base clusters for ROC planning. Assist bases and
area MP in interface for defense.
o Conduct coordination with headquarters elements or units with information or assistance from
the RAOC/RTOC (for example, G3, MP, ENG).
o Augment CMO section to assist in coordination of HNS.
o Are under the operational control (OPCON) of the tactical combat force (TCF) when the TCF is
committed within the geographical area where the LE has been assigned.
One of the key responsibilities of the RAOC/RTOC is terrain management. This is done in close
coordination with all staff agencies. It involves the management of all units, facilities, and supplies that
are moving or stationary in the rear area. This difficult task will be controlled by the following
Units are constantly moving in the rear area as a result of mission requirements. The unit that must
move will notify the BDOC/BCOC of its intention to move. On behalf of the RAOC/RTOC, the LE will
assist in providing the unit with the necessary information. This includes an intelligence summary. All
responsibility of the moving unit will cease upon