As a provisional unit
, the FFC encountered two large legal hurdles: the lack of counseling packets and UCMJ authority.
No provisions existed for authorizations to form a provisional unit
. The Commanding General at the U.S.
A few keys to success were stabilizing key personnel, enforcing adherence to the awards and evaluations submission timeline, and establishing a provisional unit
. The personnel office developed Rainbow 1, a spreadsheet that depicted the personnel drawdown based on rank, date, and type of move, such as permanent change of station, on-post transfer, enlisted termination of service, or retirement.
When AMC endorsed her proposal pending a further review, the 596th was reactivated as a provisional unit
until AMC and the Department of the Army ruled on the change.
Currently, the provisional unit
is composed of military personnel telecommuting to the center from their home bases.
Brent Baker, commander of the provisional unit
, "We have a core team from Headquarters Air Force and Headquarters AFMC's Logistics Directorate.
To make matters worse, Paulick Force, the provisional unit
formed to close the gap between the Force and 3rd Division, had been stalled by German small-arms fire, leaving the Force's left flank exposed.
Reserve-component Soldiers from around the United States and Europe filled out a provisional unit
I was sent to New Orleans and placed in a provisional unit
that became the 726th Railroad Operating Battalion.
A provisional unit
, Pro Eurojust, started functioning in March 2001.
By June 15, the 4/1 IBCT was required to draw down to a provisional unit
that would remain to close out all personnel and equipment actions by September 15.