The unit is alerted earlier for possible deployment and is given a tentative date for deployment to a specified overseas theater. Installation and community units and elements are tasked to support the deployment. The staff is assigned responsibility for assessing unit readiness and identifying critical personnel requirements. The commander provides his guidance, specifies his intent, and provides the intent of the next higher commander. The unit is in communication with higher, adjacent, subordinate, and supporting units. Automated personnel systems are present and operational. An externally resourced Soldier Readiness Processing Team (SRPT) is established, trained, and tasked to support the unit. The deployment order and the installation, community, and unit standing operating procedures (SOP) are present. The S1 section is equipped with operational automated Human Resources systems. .Threat capabilities include information gathering and a very low probability of terrorist attacks on individual personnel or equipment. Threat capabilities include information gathering, hostile force sympathizers, and terrorist activities in a Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and high yield Explosives (CBRNE) environment. Some iterations of this task should be performed in MOPP 4.