Materiel Support to Civil Engineer Operations. Volume II. Field Research and Statistical Data.
DEFENSE SUPPLY AGENCY ALEXANDRIA VA
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During the initial planning phase of this Study, each of the Military Services was tasked to present headquarters level briefings to provide background information to the Study Team. These briefings described the worldwide system used by each Service to provide materiel in support of Facilities Engineer FE operations. An Integral part of the headquarters briefings were the Service proposals regarding representative installations to visist for on-site filed research. The briefings described how each Service has directed FE support be accomplished. The goal of the field research was to determine the actual means of FE supply support currently utilized by field installations. In order to effectively analyze the FE supply support systems, study efforts were concentrated on organizational arrangements requisition and materiel flow echelons of supply value of FE owned inventory procurement techniques sources of FE materiel funding arrangements responsivenesseffectiveness of FE supply support and system flexibility. The research extended to all categories of FE materiel i.e., Nationally Stock Numbered and nonstock numbered, regardless of source, and to all organizational elements that provide materiel support to FE operations. For purposes of this study, FE materials were defined as those items of supply used primarily by the FE in the maintenance and repair of real property. This excluded administrative supplies equipment items motor vehicles, materials handling, and construction equipment repair parts and fuels.
- Administration and Management
- Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies