Action: Manage the Deployment Cycle support (DCS) Program

Conditions: In a classroom environment given access to AR 600-8-101, FM 1-0, student handouts, a practical Exercise, and awareness of Operational Environment (OE), variables and actors.

Standard: Students will meet the standard when they correctly:

  1. Define the basic principles of the DCS program.
  2. Identify the stages of the DCS program, along with S-1 considerations during each stage.

References

Army Directive 2012-13 (Policy and Implementing Guidance for Deployment Cycle Support)

DA Personnel Policy Guidance (PPG) for Overseas Contingency Operations

Lautenberg Amendment Read-Ahead

DA Form 5123 (June 2003)

DA Form 5123-1 (June 2003)

DA Form 7425 (January 2006)

AR 600-8-101, Personnel Processing (In-, Out-, Soldier Readiness, Mobilization, and Deployment Processing)

DA PAM 600-8-101 (In-, Out-, Soldier Readiness, Mobilization, and Deployment Processing)

FM 1-0, Human Resources Support

DCS CONPLAN (2 May 2003)

DA Form 7631 (March 2007)