FM 55-17, ARMY FIELD MANUAL: CARGO SPECIALIST'S HANDBOOK (16 FEB 1999)
FM 55-17, ARMY FIELD MANUAL: CARGO SPECIALIST'S HANDBOOK (16 FEB 1999)., This manual provides guidance and technical information relevant to personnel who move
supplies and materiel through water, motor, rail, and air terminals. The specific intent of this
manual is to provide instructions in all phases of cargo handling with the emphasis on securing,
loading, and unloading all types and configurations of cargo. Descriptions of cargo-handling gear
are also provided in some detail.