Accession Number:

ADA588078

Title:

A Critical Analysis of the U.S. Marine Corps 04XX Logistics Community

Descriptive Note:

Manuscript

Corporate Author:

MARINE CORPS COMBAT SERVICE SUPPORT SCHOOLS CAMP JOHNSON NC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2013-04-15

Pagination or Media Count:

223.0

Abstract:

The U.S. Marine Corps logistics community fills multiple diverse billets integral to organizational success. This analysis explores enlisted and officer logistics military occupational specialties MOSs to determine if negative trends exist. Guiding resources are examined including the MOS Manual, training and readiness events, and promotion guidance and selection results. In all cases, findings demonstrate MOS role diffusion, duplicative responsibilities across multiple MOSs, lack of formal training opportunities or formal school attendance, and vague selection or advancement criteria. Further, multiple instances of misapplication of resources were noted. Finally, considerations for future personnel assignment are provided.

Subject Categories:

  • Personnel Management and Labor Relations
  • Military Forces and Organizations
  • Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE