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TAMIS v2.0.0 User Manual

4.6

Managing Sustainment Load Requirements

A Sustainment Load (SL) is the quantity of ammunition needed to initiate and support a force’s operations until re-supply can be established. A unit’s SL is initially calculated using the unit’s Combat Load as the baseline requirement. SL requirements can only be edited at the UIC level. In addition, a SL can be copied from one UIC to one or more UICs. These SLs can also be edited. When complete, a SL must be submitted for approval by all levels of command up to HQDA. The Sustainment Load features are accessed from Sustainment Load Menu.

Figure 4-18. Sustainment Load Menu

4.6.1 Viewing and Editing Sustainment Load Requirements When authorized by HQDA, users can develop Sustainment Load (SL) requirements. Users can only edit requirements at the UIC unit level. Users can edit the attribute quantity (number of weapons) and the DODIC multiplier. Additional DODICs can be added individually or by weapon system. Once completed, UIC level requirements are submitted to the parent organization for review. Units are unable to edit requirements after they have been submitted. The following sections provide a detailed explanation at the unit level shown. • • • Viewing and editing SL requirements (UIC level) Viewing and editing SL requirements (Parent level) Viewing and editing SL requirements (HQDA level)

TIP: Save changes frequently while editing to prevent data loss due to a system time-out.

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TAMIS v2.0.0 User Manual

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Viewing and Editing SL Requirements (UIC Level)

To view and edit Sustainment Load requirements at a UIC level: 1. Log on to the TAMIS Live Site. A List of Affiliations dialog displays your affiliated hierarchy level(s). 2. Select a Fiscal Year for your parent hierarchy level. The TAMIS Home…...

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