The unit supply specialist is primarily responsible for supervising or performing tasks involving the general upkeep and maintenance of all Army National Guard supplies and equipment.
- Receive, inspect, inventory, load/unload, store, issue and deliver supplies and equipment
- Maintain automated supply system for accounting of organizational and installation supplies and equipment
- Issue and receive small arms. Secure and control weapons and ammunition in security areas
- Schedule and perform preventive and organizational maintenance on weapons
- Operate unit-level computers
Job training for a unit supply specialist requires 10 weeks of Basic Combat Training and eight weeks of Advanced Individual Training with on-the-job instructions. Part of this time is spent in the classroom, and part takes place in the field, including practice in handling and storing stock.
Some of the skills you’ll learn are:
- Procedures for shipping, receiving, storing and issuing stock
- Stock control and accounting procedures
- Procedures for handling medical and food supplies
- Movement, storage and maintenance of ammunition