ARMY - AR 10-87
ARMY COMMANDS, ARMY SERVICE COMPONENT COMMANDS, AND DIRECT REPORTING UNITS
|Publication Date:||4 September 2007|
This regulation applies to the Active Army, the Army National Guard/Army National Guard of the United States, and the U.S. Army Reserve unless otherwise stated.
This regulation prescribes the missions, functions, and command and staff relationships with higher, collateral head-quarters, theater-level support commands, and agencies in the Department of the Army (DA) for Army Commands (ACOMs), Army Service Component Commands (ASCCs), and Direct Reporting Units (DRUs). This regulation shall not infringe on the combatant command authority (COCOM) vested, by law, in combatant commanders (CCDRs) or alter the command relationships and authorities specified by the Secretary of Defense (SECDEF). The ASCCs shall address changes in force assignment with their supported combatant command in accordance with (IAW) procedures specified by the SECDEF. This regulation applies to the following Army organizations:
a. Army Commands.
(1) U.S. Army Forces Command (FORSCOM) (the FORSCOM is also an ASCC to the United States Joint Forces Command (USJFCOM)).
(2) U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command (TRADOC).
(3) U.S. Army Materiel Command (AMC).
b. Army Service Component Commands.
(1) U.S. Army Europe (USAREUR).
(2) U.S. Army Central (USARCENT).
(3) U.S. Army North (USARNORTH).
(4) U.S. Army South (USARSO).
(5) U.S. Army Pacific (USARPAC).
(6) U.S. Army Special Operations Command (USASOC).
(7) Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command (SDDC).
(8) U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Strategic Command (USASMDC/ARSTRAT).
(9) Eighth Army (EUSA).
c. Direct Reporting Units.
(1) U.S. Army Network Enterprise Technology Command/9th Signal Command (Army) (NETCOM/9th SC(A)).
(2) U.S. Army Medical Command (MEDCOM).
(3) U.S. Army Intelligence and Security Command (INSCOM).
(4) U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command (USACIDC).
(5) U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE).
(6) U.S. Army Military District of Washington (MDW).
(7) U.S. Army Test and Evaluation Command (ATEC).
(8) United States Military Academy (USMA).
(9) U.S. Army Reserve Command (USARC).
(10) U.S. Army Acquisition Support Center (USAASC).
(11) U.S. Army Installation Management Command (IMCOM).
(1) For Headquarters, Department of the Army (HQDA), and when specified DRUs, the Administrative Assistant to the Secretary of the Army exercises the same authorities as commanders of ACOMs and ASCCs, as prescribed by regulation, policy, delegation, or other issuance.
(2) The DRUs shall exercise authorities as specified in regulation, policy, delegation, or other issuance.
(3) The ASCCs exercise command and control under the authority and direction of the combatant commanders to whom they are assigned and IAW the policies and procedures established by the SECDEF. In the event of a discrepancy between this regulation and the policies or procedures established by the SECDEF, the SECDEF policies or procedures takes precedence.
(4) HQDA, ACOMs, ASCCs, and DRUs contribute to the Title 10, United States Code (USC) support of all Army organizations through administrative control (ADCON).
(a) The ADCON relationship conveys the authority necessary to exercise the Secretary of the Army's (SA) Title 10 USC responsibilities as authorized. ADCON is the direction or exercise of authority over subordinate or other organizations in respect to administration and support, including organization of Service forces, control of resources and equipment, personnel management, unit logistics, individual and unit training, readiness, mobilization, demobilization, discipline, and other matters not included in the operational missions.
(b) In some cases, ADCON is shared by more than one Army organization to more efficiently and effectively support Army forces globally using the ACOMs and DRUs.
(c) All operational Army forces are assigned to combatant commands. CCDRs exercise COCOM over these forces. The CCDR normally delegates operational control (OPCON) of Army forces to the ASCC. ASCCs are generally delegated ADCON by the SA for Army forces assigned to the CCDR; however, select Army units may be ADCON to an ACOM, DRU, or both, as well as the ASCC.
(d) Subject to applicable law, regulation, and policy,
the allocation of authorities and responsibilities pertinent to the
exercise of shared ADCON should be documented in appropriate
(5) The USARC performs Title 10 USC support to units with Army Reserve unit identification codes (UICs). Units with Active Army UICs receive Title 10 USC support from their respective Army organization. Units with Army National Guard (ARNG) UICs receive premobilization support from HQDA through the National Guard Bureau (NGB) under Title 32 USC.
(6) The mission sections of this regulation supplement organizational mission statements in their respective DA General Orders.