This website is not affiliated with the U.S. government or military.

Medical Supply Specialist (91J)

Medical and Emergency Army MOS Information
  • Enlisted
  • Active Duty
  • Army Reserve

The right supplies, delivered at the right time, can ensure the safety of Army troops in the field. Maintaining and distributing the Army’s large inventory of medicines, spare parts and other supplies is an incredibly important job. The Medical Logistics Specialist is an integral member of the Army’s supply and warehousing specialist team.

The Medical Logistics Specialist is primarily responsible for receiving, storing, recording and issuing Army medical supplies. Some of your duties as a Medical Logistics Specialist may include:

  • Performing inventory and financial management procedures, including ordering, receiving and storing supplies
  • Locating and cataloging stock
  • Performing or supervising inventory management, storage and preservation
  • Performing quality control, property management and repair parts management
  • Segregating and accounting medical supplies and equipment
  • Selecting the correct stock for issue
  • Loading, unloading and moving stock using equipment such as forklifts and hand trucks
  • Keeping records on incoming and outgoing stock

Training:

Job training for a Medical Logistics Specialist consists of nine weeks of Basic Training, where you’ll learn basic Soldiering skills, and four to six weeks of Advanced Individual Training, including practice in handling and storing stock. Part of this time is spent in the classroom and part in the field. Some of the skills you’ll learn are:

  • Stock control and accounting procedures
  • Procedures for shipping, receiving, storing and issuing stock
  • Procedures for handling medical and food supplies

Helpful Skills:

Helpful attributes include:

  • An interest in mathematics, bookkeeping, accounting, business administration and typing
  • An ability to keep accurate records
  • A preference for physical work
  • An interest in operating forklifts and other warehouse equipment

Privacy Policy | About Us | FAQ | Terms of Service | Disclaimers | Do Not Sell My Personal Information (CA and NV residents)

Copyright © 2020 EducationDynamics. All Rights Reserved.

This is a private website that is not affiliated with the U.S. government, U.S. Armed Forces or Department of Veteran Affairs. U.S. government agencies have not reviewed this information. This site is not connected with any government agency. If you would like to find more information about benefits offered by the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs, please visit the official U.S. government web site for veterans’ benefits at http://www.va.gov.

The sponsored schools featured on this site do not include all schools that accept GI Bill® funding or VA Benefits.For more information on how to choose a school, visit. For more information on ArmyStudyGuide.com, visit our FAQ page or follow the About Us link found below. To contact ArmyStudyGuide, email us.

Disclosure: EducationDynamics receives compensation for the featured schools on our websites (see “Sponsored Schools” or “Sponsored Listings” or “Sponsored Results”). So what does this mean for you? Compensation may impact where the Sponsored Schools appear on our websites, including whether they appear as a match through our education matching services tool, the order in which they appear in a listing, and/or their ranking. Our websites do not provide, nor are they intended to provide, a comprehensive list of all schools (a) in the United States (b) located in a specific geographic area or (c) that offer a particular program of study. By providing information or agreeing to be contacted by a Sponsored School, you are in no way obligated to apply to or enroll with the school.

This is an offer for educational opportunities that may lead to employment and not an offer for nor a guarantee of employment. Students should consult with a representative from the school they select to learn more about career opportunities in that field. Program outcomes vary according to each institution’s specific program curriculum. Financial aid may be available to those who qualify. The financial aid information on this site is for informational and research purposes only and is not an assurance of financial aid.