MOTCO also provides assistance to local communities through their mutual aid agreement.
This will help protect both the community and MOTCO from dangerous people and activities.
According to Clyde community leadership, National Night Out was the community's first partnership with MOTCO in at least ten years and helped citizens and Soldiers alike get to know each other as more than just the people on the other side of the fence.
SSG Jeter stated that the "Soldiers arrived at MOTCO
with limited skills in WPS and ETA," but went on to say that "they were motivated and eager to gain more experience" and that toward the end of the mission he could see a vast improvement in their comprehension and knowledge of the documentation and records keeping process.
The 596th staff has been instrumental in the development of requirements and programs to effectively establish MOTCO as a viable ammunition terminal and Army installation.
Further, the 834th safely provides ammunition terminal services and performs installation management functions at MOTCO.
The versatility of the battalion is evident daily as it manages deployment and distribution support teams at numerous strategic seaports in California in support of Operations Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom, performs ammunition missions and tends to installation management responsibilities at MOTCO.
In December 2008, the battalion used MOTCO
to deploy a Light Infantry Brigade Combat Team, proving that the ammunition terminal could serve a dual purpose.
Bliss had the opportunity to deploy its general cargo and ABL from MOTCO to its new home in Japan on the same vessel.
This type of operation added to the importance of using a military port such as MOTCO to give units the opportunity to ship the unit's general cargo and ABL simultaneously.
Coast Guard to halt commercial cargo ships and pleasure crafts traffic on the shipping channel east and west of MOTCO.
Contact Travis Air Force Base Radar Approach Control and request restricted air space over MOTCO.