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Logistics Plans Career Field

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.

1. Specialty Summary. Develops, evaluates, monitors, and supervises logistics plans and programs including war reserve materiel (WRM), deployments, employment, and support planning and agreements. Related DoD Occupational Subgroup: 155100.

2. Duties and Responsibilities: 

2.1. Performs logistics deliberate planning processes. Develops and supervises preparation of logistics annexes for operations plans and orders, programming plans, and general support, contingency, and exercise plans. Monitors and resolves logistics limiting factors. Prepares, evaluates, and supervises all aspects of deployment planning, dispersal, sustainment, recovery, reconstitution, exercises, and logistics support procedures. Conducts installation surveys to determine support capability. Provides planning support for associated units. 

2.2. Performs base support planning processes. Prepares and directs compiling, coordinating, publishing, distributing, maintaining, and implementing base support plans. Analyzes and identifies plan supportability. Identifies limiting factors, shortfalls, and alternate support methods to enhance supportability of transiting and beddown forces. 

2.3. Performs deployment, employment, and logistics command and control processes. Prepares, compiles, coordinates, publishes, distributes, maintains, and implements deployment guidance. Prepares for and supervises deployments and redeployments. Establishes and operates a control center. Monitors deploying personnel and equipment products. Reviews planning documents to determine deployment taskings. Inputs, extracts, and interprets data in automated information systems. Assists in beddown of combat forces, analyzes emergency action messages, and recommends solutions. Develops crisis action procedures in conjunction with other employed organizations. Maintains a close relationship between operations, logistics, and support organizations to enhance support of the combat mission. Analyzes and recommends requirements for forward movement of forces to support theater commanders. Integrates redeployment planning actions with functional area representatives. 

2.4. Performs WRM functions. Develops guidance and supervises administration, surveillance, and management of WRM. Analyzes WRM reports to validate constraints and develop planning factors. Validates and monitors WRM deficiencies. Participates in WRM review board. Assists in WRM requirements determination process. 

2.5. Performs support agreement processes. Monitors preparation, negotiation, coordination, and maintenance of support agreements. Serves as installation support agreement manager.

3. Specialty Qualifications: 

3.1. Knowledge. Knowledge is mandatory of: logistics planning techniques in functional areas of supply, maintenance, transportation, contracting, civil engineering, services, force protection, operations, personnel, comptroller, medical and legal as impacted by, and as they impact installation logistics planning; Air Force operations and organization; processes of deployment, beddown, employment, redeployment, and reconstitution; command and control techniques; techniques of conducting readiness assessments; data processing and electronic data processing equipment; basic budgeting techniques. 

3.2. Education. For entry into this specialty, completion of high school is desirable. 

3.3. Training. The following training is mandatory for award of AFSC indicated: 

3.3.1. 2G031. Completion of a basic logistics plans course. 

3.3.2. 2G071. Completion of the advanced logistics plans course. 

3.4. Experience. The following experience is mandatory for award of the AFSC indicated: 

3.4.1. 2G051. Qualification in and possession of AFSC 2G031. Also, experience in functions such as developing, evaluating, monitoring, or inspecting logistics activities, or preparing logistics plans and documents. 

3.4.2. 2G071. Qualification in and possession of AFSC 2G051. Also, experience performing or supervising functions such as developing evaluating, monitoring, or inspecting logistics activities, or preparing logistics plans and documents. 

3.4.3. 2G091. Qualification in and possession of AFSC 2G071. Also, experience managing functions such as developing evaluating, monitoring, or inspecting logistics activities, or preparing logistics plans and documents.

3.5. Other. The following are mandatory as indicated: 

3.5.1. For entry into this specialty,: 

3.5.2. For entry, award, and retention of AFSCs 2G031/51/71/91/00: 

3.5.2.1. Ability to speak distinctly and communicate well with others. 

3.5.2.2. Ability to communicate effectively in writing. 

3.5.3. For award and retention: 

3.5.3.1. Specialty requires routine access to Secret material or similar environment. For award and retention of AFSCs 2G0XX, completion of a current National Agency Check, Local Agency Checks and Credit (NACLC) according to AFI 31 501, Personnel Security Program Management.
NOTE: Award of the 3-skill level without a completed NACLC is authorized provided an interim Secret security clearance has been granted according to AFI 31-501. 

3.5.3.2. For award and retention of AFSCs 2G051/71/91/00, must maintain an Air Force Network License according to AFI 33-115, Vol 2, Licensing Network Users and Certifying Network Professionals.

For specific information about opportunities in the Logistics Plans career field in the N.D. Air National Guard, please contact a recruiter at 1-800-972-8825.