g. United States Army Criminal Investigation Command. The United States
Criminal Investigation Command (USACIDC) conducts the criminal investigation
activities (CID) of the Army including the operation of a criminal intelligence program.
h. United States Army Intelligence and Security Command The US Army
Intelligence and Security Command (INCOM) is responsible for performing intelligence
and security functions in support of the DA and other major commands. Army
intelligence and security units above corps level, both in CONUS and overseas, are
assigned to INCOM. Intelligence units that are organic to corps, divisions, separate
brigades, and armored cavalry regiments are not assigned to INCOM, but function
closely with the Army intelligence and security system.
i. United States Army Corps of Engineers. The US Army Corps of
Engineers (USACE) performs the full cycle of real property activities including
acquisition, operation, and disposal; manages and performs engineering and
construction programs for the US Army and the US Air Force (USAF); and performs
research and development (R&D) in support of these programs.
j. United States Army Military District of Washington. The US Army Military
District of Washington (MDW) provides support to the Government; to HQDA; and to
other Government activities in Washington, D.C. It is also responsible for defending the
Nation's Capital when required.
Section III. INSTALLATIONS
Every installation within CONUS is under one of the major commands. The
decision as to whether an installation is designated a TRADOC, FORSCOM, AMC, or
other MACOM installation is made by determining whether the installation's major
activity is an active force (army, corps, or division), a training center or service school, a
depot, etc. For example, an installation having a corps headquarters located on it would
be designated as a FORSCOM installation; an installation containing a service school
would be designated as a TRADOC installation; and an installation with a depot would
be an AMC installation. There are only three installations in CONUS that come directly
under the USAHSC chain of command. They are; Fitzsimons Army Medical Center
Denver, Colorado; Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, D.C.; and Fort
INSTALLATION STAFF ORGANIZATION
a. Types of Staffs. Staff officers provide support to the installation's
commander. Staff positions are classified as being personal, special, or coordinating.
(1) Personal staff group. Personal staff officers assist the commander in
personal matters or in specific functional areas. This group includes those officers who