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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.





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.





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.





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.





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.





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.





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

 


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