One of the reasons that the United States Military is second to none is because of their planning and success in logistics and planning. Not only is the US Military the best in the world, but also their overall organization and delivery of men, supplies, equipment and forces to the battlefield is well rehearsed, and smooth. The movement and delivery of these things and the planning to carry these actions out is referred to as Logistics.
The United States Marine Corps Logistics and Landing enlisted specialist is one of the professionals in the US military that works to plan and implement these types of organizational plans to make sure that things arrive on task, on schedule and as needed. You can be tasked to a small unit, or work on a large base. The variety of duty will be one thing that allows you to perform various duties at locations potentially around the world. In the Marine Corps, enlisted Logistics Landing Support specialists also provide combat and logistics support for embarking, landing, trip support, and air delivery of cargo, men, equipment or supplies. Logistics is the art, or the science of maintenance of forces by planning and carrying out movement. Senior enlisted Logistics Support Specialists act as site embarkation officers, assisting in the safe and effective delivery of materials, men and equipment and supplies at an initial delivery site. Other duties of the Military Logistics support specialist include construction, acquisition, disposition or furnishing of various facilities. he military survives on the ability to move equipment, men and supplies quickly from one place to another. The main responsibility to do this in the Marine Corps falls on the shoulder of the Logistics Support Specialist. As a staff NCO you will be involved in specific troop landing, supplies management, and help conduct various planning and training operations. Movement of cargo, equipment, supplies and men are the job of the Marine Corps Logistics specialist. It includes the development, storage, design, acquisition, distribution, evacuation, maintenance, and disposition of material. It also can include the evacuation, movement and even hospitalization of personnel.
You will attend advanced training at the Basic Landing Support School, at Camp Lejeune, NC. Performing Logistics Landing support is a varied and interesting field. A Logistical support candidate can expect to perform duties related to control of transportation, arrival and management of cargo at designated sites.