Rear Operations Support in TA
The interface and development of intelligence and information will be done by the TAACOM RTOC. It
o Coordinate with the MI group, tactical exploitation battalion, and the EAC intelligence center
(EACIC). They will provide OPSEC support, intelligence, and assist in intelligence preparation
of rear operations for the RTOC.
o Coordinate with TA movement control agency (TAMCA) for integration of route control during
o Coordinate with TA material management center (TAMMC) for review and coordination of
critical facilities and bases in the rear area.
o Coordinate with theater communication command (Army)(TCC(A)) for access into the theater
communications system (TCS(A)). (The TAACOM RTOC will also augment the TCS(A) with
any available host nation assets).
o Coordinate boundaries and support of MP assets with the MP brigade. This will ensure
geographical coverage of the TAACOM with MP battalions in general support within their
assigned tactical areas.
o Coordinate with ENCOM on the location and disposition of engineer assets.
o Ensure host nation assets to support ADC have been identified and contacted to support the
o Maintain coordination with ASG RTOCs to effect coordination and assistance that is not
available within the area support group.
TAACOM Area Support Group RTOCs (ASG RTOCs)
In conjunction with coordination by the TAACOM RTOC, ASG RTOCs will coordinate with:
o Representative of the theater army movement control agency (TAMCA). This includes the
movement control teams (MCTs) operating in the support group area. This coordination
provides information on MSRs and passing units. The supporting MP battalion may effect this
coordination for the RTOC.
o The MP battalion assigned the geographical area controlled by the ASG RTOC.
o Explosive ordnance disposal control center (EODCC) that supports the ASG to aid in ADC.
o Host nation assets within the ASG.
o Real property management activity (RPMA) for support information within the ASG.
o Civil affairs elements to integrate rear operations requirements with host nation support.
Tactical Combat Force (TCF) Support in the TA
The TA commander retains operational command of all rear operation assets in the theater army area.
He uses the rear operation (tactical) net through the RTOCs (TA, TAACOM, ASG). An RTOC may
report a Level III incursion of a force