Accession Number:

ADA263595

Title:

Supplying a Deployed Corps -- A Supporting Battalion Commander's Perspective

Descriptive Note:

Study project rept.

Corporate Author:

ARMY WAR COLL CARLISLE BARRACKS PA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1993-04-15

Pagination or Media Count:

48.0

Abstract:

Lack of an asset visibility system, poor material distribution, and shortfalls in the combat service support force structure results of a logistics system with these deficiencies was clearly illustrated at the Logbases of Desert ShieldDesert Storm. This study examines the operations of the 13th Supply and Service Battalion, which supported VII Corps from Logbase Alpha and Logbase Echo during Desert ShieldDesert Storm. The Battalion received, stored, and issued all classes of supply with the exception of bulk petroleum, bulk water, medical, and ammunition. The author was the commander of the Battalion and uses his personal experience to explain the logistics operations. The operation of this battalion clearly highlights future modifications needed to sustain the logistical support to a Corps.

Subject Categories:

  • Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE