Logistics Readiness Career Field
Published January 29, 2009
The Supply Career Field encompasses managing, administrating, and operating supply systems and activities.
This field includes functions of designing, developing, analyzing, and operating supply systems; requirements determination and computation; operating and managing material storage warehouses; equipment review and validation; records maintenance; inventory and distribution control; and inspection and identification of property.
The Logistics Plans Career Field encompasses managing, administering, and operating logistics plans systems and activities. Included in this field are formulating, developing, evaluating, and monitoring all aspects of logistics plans systems such as plans, policies, and programs pertaining to executing partial or total Air Force or joint service mission, and using the guidance and procedures for interpreting and implementing current, intermediate, and long range plans, policies, and programs.
Vehicle management functions entail cradle to grave management of assigned vehicle fleets, including inspecting, repairing, and maintaining vehicles and vehicular equipment; vehicle body maintenance, repair, and refinishing; vehicle maintenance and fleet management analysis; and related functions.
Vehicle operations functions of this career field include pre- and post-operation vehicle servicing and inspections; vehicle operations in support of distinguished visitors, personal security details, and mass transportation movements; planning and coordinating for special events and protocol transportation support; administering installation driver qualification and licensing program; reviewing contingency, mobility, and natural disaster plans to determine support requirements; and dispatching and operating various classes of commercial and tactical vehicles, including yard locomotives.
Fuels encompasses operating, maintaining and managing petroleum fuel systems and activities including the entire spectrum of requisitioning, accounting, receiving, storing, dispensing, and testing of aviation and ground fuels, cryogenics, missile propellants and alternative fuels such as compressed natural gas. Mobile refueling vehicles or equipment along with installed mechanical fuel systems are used to receive or distribute aviation and ground fuels. All operations encompass environmental protection and energy conservation practices.
For specific information about opportunities in the supply career field in the Illinois Air National Guard, please contact a recruiter at 1-877-412-6279.