Logistics specialists manage the particulars surrounding procurement, maintenance, and transportation of military materiel, facilities, and personnel. They develop, evaluate, monitor, and supervise logistics plans and programs including war readiness materiel, deployment, employment, and support planning. These individuals must be able to integrate the separate functions of planning and implementing a logistics management program.Explore this career outside the military
Logistics specialists normally work in offices, although they may also work in a variety of other locations depending on their assignment.
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Logistics Specialists in the Military
Military salaries include a lot more than just base pay.
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People in this career achieve this level of education.
All enlisted service members complete basic military training, which includes time spent in a classroom and in the field, and covers tactical and survival skills, physical training, military life and customs, and weapons training. Logistics specialists in the Military will gain skills through classroom study and on-the-job experience. Job-specific training content may include: Automated data processing systemsFinancial records and accounting systemsPostal operationsTransportation operationsMaintenance operationsCoordination of servicesRead More
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