ITAR – Coordinate the Deployment Cycle Support (DCS) Program

Conditions: You are the Senior HR NCO in the S-1 section for a unit that is preparing to deploy. As part of pre-deployment preparation, you are responsible for coordinating the Deployment Cycle Support (DCS) program. You have access to AR 600-8-101 and DA PAM 600-8-101 (Personnel Processing (In-, Out-, Soldier Readiness, and Deployment Cycle), FM 1-0 (Human Resources Support), ATP 1-0.1 (G-1/AG and S-1 Operations), DA Form 7631 (Deployment Cycle Support (DCS) Checklist), access to HR enabling systems, and the deployment order (DEPORD) for your unit. This task
should not be trained in MOPP 4.

Standards: Prepare a plan to coordinate the seven steps in the DCS program that ensures maximum unit readiness during train-up and preparation, mobilization, deployment, employment, redeployment, post-deployment, and reconstitution.