The brigade moves equipment and supplies, through LOTS and RSOI tasks to the supported force or acts as the joint task force headquarters for JLOTS
. These capabilities connect RSOI from ports to the assembly areas, where forces conduct integration using the brigade's total over-the-shore capabilities including its inland cargo transfer companies and movement control teams.
This bilateral exercise provided a real world scenario for the 97th TC to showcase its capabilities as a JLOTS
* Power generation to support the JLOTS
and critical mission command systems.
A training exercise such as JLOTS
contributes significantly to the brigade's ability to perform this type of mission anywhere in the world.
As the Army's executive agent for JLOTS
, SDDC's responsibilities include planning, execution, resourcing, guidance and training oversight for JLOTS
exercises to improve Army power projection, force deployment, and logistics support to the warfighter.
is a key enabler to many combatant command operation plans.
is a critical capability that allows the military to move forces and supplies without the benefit of a port.
Officers have no time to learn JLOTS
or port opening during the peak flow into and out of a theater of operations.
From March to May 2013, thirteen Soldiers sailed over 2,000 nautical miles from the 11-805 and BD1151 crews deployed to Yokohama, Japan, and Pohang, South Korea for a Combined JLOTS
Joint Publication 4-01.6, Joint Logistics Over-the-Shore (JLOTS
), 5 August 2005.
"The exercise exposed many of my Soldiers to the tasks they would face in opening/operating a port with subordinate units or planning for JLOTS
Forward deployed from Fort Shafler, Hawaii, to Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California, from June to August 2008, the Army's 8th Theater Sustainment Command (TSC) successfully demonstrated its ability to execute joint task force (JTF) command and control responsibilities for joint logistics over-the-shore (JLOTS