(e) Motor transport to support various divisional needs.
(f) Materiel collection and classification facilities, plus an unclassified map supply
(g) An ammunition transfer point issuing selected class V items in the DSA.
(h) CSS information and advice to the DISCOM commander and staff on support
capabilities provided by the battalion.
b. Light infantry. The DISCOM of the light infantry division provides the same tactical
sustainment support to the division as its heavy division counterpart. The difference lies in the
organization for support and the depth of its capability--it requires augmentation for prolonged
operations. With about 1,250 assigned soldiers, its organization retains the traditional functional
battalions and an aircraft maintenance company (Figure 1-3).
Figure 1-3. DISCOM (light infantry)
c. Air assault. The major units assigned to the air assault DISCOM are shown in Figure 1-4,
page 1-8. They are a HHC/MMC, an aviation maintenance battalion, three forward support battalions,
and a main support battalion. With about assigned 2,400 soldiers, this DISCOM differs from others in
that it has a transportation aircraft maintenance battalion assigned instead of just a company (the
AMCO). This battalion supports the division's aviation group with two AVIM companies which
provide attack, utility, and observation aircraft maintenance support. One of those companies has the
additional mission of supporting medium helicopters (CH-47).