Installation transportation officer (ITO)-This manual, when referring to the "installation transportation officer" or ITO,
pinpoints the individual on the installation commander's staff who is responsible for transportation functions, regardless of
his title. He may be a transportation corps officer, or a qualified civilian. At some activities he may be designated as
"traffic manager," "chief, movements division," "chief, transportation division," or some similar title, rather than the
Military impedimenta (MI)- For purposes of this manual, MI is defined as that equipment owned or controlled by a unit
(table of organization and equipment, or TOE). It does not include personal baggage, and moves simultaneously (or in
conjunction) with troops. MI consists of material such as housekeeping equipment, spare parts, tools, vehicles, weapons,
and records. MI is normally in the possession of a unit at all times, except when it is in transit between stations.
Unit Movement Data (UMD)- A list of unit personnel and their baggage, supplies, and unit equipment in shipping
configuration. This will usually be provided by printout from Forces Command (FORSCOM) Computerized Movement
Planning And Status System (COMPASS).
Unit Loading Plan-A preplanned method for loading personnel, unit equipment, or impedimenta on transport equipment.
Unit Movement Plan-A summary of transportation requirements for the movement of a unit from its home station. It is
prepared for special contingency or maneuver (training exercise) plans. For more information refer to AR 55-113, AR
220-10, FM 55-65, and FORSCOM Regulation 55-1.
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