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151-357-0002 (SL4) - Coordinate Combat Service Support (CSS) Operations

Standards: Prioritized support requirements, identified logistical capabilities (including medical), determined logistical planning considerations, and listed the roles and responsibilities of assigned personnel. These duties were performed in accordance with established directives, current doctrine, and local SOP and applied to Force XXI and AOE.

Conditions: You are assigned the position of support operations NCO and are responsible for supervising CSS operations in a Force XXI and AOE organization.

Standards: Prioritized support requirements, identified logistical capabilities (including medical), determined logistical planning considerations, and listed the roles and responsibilities of assigned personnel. These duties were performed in accordance with established directives, current doctrine, and local SOP and applied to Force XXI and AOE.

Performance Steps

1.   Become familiar with CSS missions and organization in AOE and Force XXI units.

a. Identify functional responsibilities of CSS staff.

b. List basic elements for CSS support planning.

c. Recognize the primary support capabilities of a DISCOM corps support group.

2.   Describe the responsibilities of the support operations NCO in managing all classes of supplies.

a. Identify external support requirements.

b. Assess internal support assets required to accomplish customer support.

c. Prioritize support based on commander's guidance (SOP, policies, customer needs, and supporting units capabilities).

d. Provide input for external support SOP.

e. Plan future support operations.

f.  Manage internal support mission.

g. Conduct logistics planning.

h. Plan all supply, maintenance, and supply service operations.

3.   Discern CSS structure for Force XXI and AOE division, corps, and theater levels.

a. Sequence the supply flow from depot to foxhole.

b. List responsibilities of personnel.

c. Apply support operations.

 

 

Performance Measures

GO

NO GO

1.   Listed staff session capabilities, mission, and responsibilities.

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a. Verified support capabilities of internal staff.

 

 

b. Verified support capabilities on next higher echelon.

 

 

c. Coordinated efforts based on known functions and capabilities.

 

 

d. Evaluated sustainment capabilities of support operations procedures.

 

 

e. Reviewed the accuracy of unit SOP.

 

 

2.   Ensured that staff employed the sustainment imperatives of anticipation, integration, continuity, responsiveness, and improvisation.

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a. Anticipated placement of Classes I, II, III, IIIP, IV, V, VI, VIII, IX, water, and other support.

 

 

b. Ensured METT-TC were always considered.

 

 

c. Verified that operations were supported at every stage of planning and execution.

 

 

d. Tailored configured load based on priority, customer, and mission responsiveness to changing tactical situations.

  

 

e. Participated in internal and external exercises designed to measure responsiveness to changing tactical situations.

 

 

f.  Identified staff counterpart at DISCOM or corps support group support operations section.

 

 

g. Prepared required reports for submission to support operations officer and higher headquarters.

 

 

h. Identified internal support requirements to all battalion staff sections.

 

 

i.   Tracked command-directed critical supplies and equipment.

 

 

3.   Reviewed logistics reports from subordinate units.

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a. Prepared consolidated report for support operations staff.

 

 

b. Updated critical equipment list.

 

 

c. Verified the accuracy of logistics reports.

 

 

d. Maintained customer density lists.

 

 

e. Maintained asset visibility.

 

 

4.   Verified support requirements for Classes I, II, III, IIIP, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII, and IX.

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a. Identified current location of storage and support facilities.

 

 

b. Obtained projected location of storage and support facilities.

 

 

c. Maintained visibility of all stockage levels.

 

 

d. Assisted in conducting authorized stockage list (ASL) review board.

 

 

e. Served as subject matter expert (SME) and evaluator of subordinate unit inspections or assistance visits.

 

 

f.  Coordinated field service support.

 

 

5.   Coordinated movement requirements.

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a. Selected most appropriate model based on commander's priorities.

 

 

b. Provided (based on METT-TC) input in creating multifunctional modular support packages for deployment operations.

 

 

c. Assessed internal lift capabilities.

 

 

d. Requested external support assets.

 

 

e. Conducted terrain analysis.

 

 

6.   Coordinated with appropriate medical support units.

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a. Identified appropriate POCs.

 

 

b. Assisted in coordinating medical support for battalion.

 

 

 

Evaluation Guidance: Score the soldier GO if all performance measures are passed. Score the soldier NO GO if any performance measure is failed. If the soldier scores NO GO, show him what was done wrong and how to do it correctly.

References

 

Required

Related

 

DA Pam 710-2-2

 

 

FM 63-2

 

 

FM 63-2-1

 

 

FM 63-20

 

 

FM 63-20-1

 

 

FM 63-21

 

 

FM 63-21-1

 

 

FM 63-23-2

 

 

FM 100-10