(22) Advise the commander and staff on the technical aspects of EW.
(23) Monitor communications and automation personnel in the command.
(24) Take action when necessary to fill personnel vacancies.
(26) Coordinate reassignment of personnel in the command to fill vacancies.
(27) Advise the command and staff on signal support systems and equipment affected by
nuclear and chemical weapons and required protective measures.
(28) Advise the logistics officer on distribution of signal support equipment and supplies and
the allocation of shortage items.
facilities or to prevent the facilities from interfering with the military communications system.
(30) Advise the civil affairs officer on the rehabilitation and operation of local
communications and automation facilities.
(31) Advise the civil affairs officer on international communications and automation treaties
and agreements on signal and frequency allocation and use.
(32) Develop plans using, but not dependent upon, host nation capabilities.
(33) Develop a chain of reporting procedures throughout the unit for relaying meaconing,
Essential Signal Support Tasks. Signal support affects combat, combat support, and combat
service support operations at the operational and tactical levels. The provided signal support must assist
the commander in performing the following tasks:
a. Integrate force level C2. Signal support integrates key information systems used by all
battlefield elements to support the force commander's C2. At each force level, the signal support
structure provides the means to acquire, distribute, and store timely, accurate and reliable information.
This information goes to and from the force level commander and his staff and to other functional areas
and their staffs. This flow of information optimizes his C2.