The brigade displayed its capabilities at the combined JLOTS
2015 exercise in Korea, from May 2015 to August 2015.
97th TC (HB) provided (2) x LCUs with assigned crews to conduct waterborne transportation of cargo and personnel ISO 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.
06 will exercise the Department of Defense's ability to deploy, discharge, and conduct reception, staging, and deployment of unit equipment and sustainment in a scenario that requires ships to offload while still offshore.
Each geographic combatant commander has overall responsibility for JLOTS
operations in his area of responsibility.
According to the commander, it was the largest JLOTS
ever in terms of personnel and equipment--the exercise has been taking place for about 15 years in different locations, sponsored by different combatant commands.
Northern Command JLOTS
operation in support of a defense support to civilian agencies scenario.
provides a unique opportunity to exercise surface missions into countries without fixed ports.
is a key enabler to many Combatant Commander Operations Plans (OPLANS), and allows a heavy force to be moved from ship-to-shore without the benefit of a modern deep water port.