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Quarter Master / Logistics Branch

Job:

When it comes to keeping the Army moving and soldiers supplied there is no greater force then the Logistics Branch of the United States Army. Soldiers who take a career in the Logistics or Quarter Master Branch will over see the delivery and storage of gear, fuel, medical supplies, weapons and ammunition.
From transporting equipment to aiding vehicles, support and logistics Soldiers are vitally important; they serve their country while serving their fellow Soldiers.

Training:

America’s success on the battlefield is directly related to the quality of the logistical support that is provided by the Quartermaster Corps. Job training for Soldiers in the Logistics Support Career Field consists of ten weeks of Basic Combat Training plus 6 or more weeks of Advanced Individual Training (AIT) depending on your specialty. Part of this time is spent in the classroom and part in the field. Based on your job, your training might include the handling and storage of supplies, including food, medicine and ammunition; storage and transfer of petroleum; food preparation and water treatment.

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OVERVIEW
The automated logistical specialist is primarily responsible for supervising and performing management or warehouse functions in order to maintain equipment records and parts

JOB DUTIES

  • Establish and maintain stock records and other documents such as inventory, material control, accounting and supply reports
  • Review and verify quantities received against bills of contracts, purchase requests and shipping documents
  • Unload, unpack, count, segregate, palletize and store incoming supplies and equipment
  • Construct bins, shelving and other storage aids
  • Simplify and standardize the collection and use of maintenance data
  • Raise the quality and accuracy of performance, cost and parts data through improved maintenance management

Locations In the Vermont National Guard

  • Joint Forces Head Quarters - Colchester
  • Garrison Support Command - Colchester and Jericho
  • Detachment 2 Charlie Company 1-224th Aviation Service and Supply - South Burlington
  • Delta Company 186th Brigade Support Battalion - Swanton
  • Detachment 1 Foxtrot Company 186th BSB - Waterbury
  • Gulf Company 186th BSB - Morrisville
  • HHC 186th BSB - Northfield
  • Alpha Company (Distribution) 186th BSB -Berlin
  • Bravo Company (Maintenance) 186th BSB - Winooski
  • Charlie Company (Medical) 186th BSB - Winooski
  • Echo Company 186th BSB - White River Junction

 

OVERVIEW
Petroleum supply specialists are primarily responsible for supervising and managing the reception, storage and shipping of bulk or packaged petroleum-based products.

JOB DUTIES

  • Receive and stock bulk and package products
  • Issue and dispense bulk fuels and water from storage and distribution facilities to using units
  • Select and submit samples to laboratory for testing
  • Perform petroleum and water accounting duties
  • Operate equipment used with petroleum and water distribution system and multiproduct pipeline system

Locations in Vermont Army National Guard

  • Detachment 3 Echo Company (Forward Support Company) GSAB - South Burlington
  • Detachment 2 Charlie Company 1-224th Aviation -  South Burlington
  • Detachment 1 Charlie Company 1-224th Aviation - South Burlington 
  • Delta Company 186th BSB - Swanton
  • Gulf Company 186th BSB - Morrisville
  • Alpha Company 186th BSB - Berlin
  • Echo Company 186th BSB - White River Junction

OVERVIEW
The food service specialist is primarily responsible for the preparation and service of food in field or garrison food service operations.

JOB DUTIES

  • Bake, fry, braise, boil, simmer, steam and sauté as prescribed by Army recipes
  • Operate, maintain and clean field kitchen equipment
  • Perform preventive maintenance on garrison and field kitchen equipment

Locations in the Vermont Army National Guard

  • Delta Company 186th BSB - Swanton
  • Detachment 1 Foxtrot Company 186th BSB - Waterbury
  • HHC 186th BSB - Northfield
  • Echo Company 186th BSB - White River Junction

OVERVIEW
Water treatment specialists are primarily responsible for supervising or performing the installation and operation of water purification equipment, as well as dealing with water storage and distribution operations and activities. They also inspect facilities and food supplies for the presence of disease, germs or other conditions hazardous to health and the environment.

JOB DUTIES

  • Perform water quality analysis testing and verification
  • Assist in water reconnaissance and site preparation
  • Operate and maintain water treatment equipment
  • Assist in setup of water treatment activity

Locations in Vermont Army National Guard

  • A Company 186th BSB - Berlin

OVERVIEW
The unit supply specialist is primarily responsible for supervising or performing tasks involving the general upkeep and maintenance of all Army supplies and equipment.

JOB DUTIES

  • Receive, inspect, inventory, load/unload, store, issue and deliver supplies and equipment
  • Maintain automated supply system for accounting of organizational and installation supplies and equipment
  • Issue and receive small arms. Secure and control weapons and ammunition in security areas
  • Schedule and perform preventive and organizational maintenance on weapons
  • Operate unit-level computers

Locations in the Vermont Army National Guard

  • There are 23 Units throughout the State of Vermont that have 92Y positions. Please talk to a local recruiter or call 1-800-GO-GUARD with any questions.