While beyond the scope of this endeavor, the reality of time-phased force deployments
dictates that TE3s will be the de facto theater-enabling engagement engineer headquarters beyond Phase 0 in many contingency response cases.
Mission commanders requiring contracting capabilities will be able to use time-phased force deployment
lists to identify additional AL&T contracting teams or battalions, based on mission requirements from all components.
They also provided copies of the time-phased force deployment
data (TPFDD) for Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom.
By creating a DS multifunctional support company (shown on page 28) and listing it early on the time-phased force deployment
list, a commander may solve the lack of support early in a deployment.