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United States Marine Corps Enlisted Job Descriptions and Qualification Factors

FIELD 66 - AVIATION LOGISTICS

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The aviation logistics OccFld includes personnel in the areas of aviation supply, aviation information systems, and aviation logistics planning. Qualifications required include operating various office machines; understanding and utilizing related publications, processing communication abilities, and the ability to work closely with others. The duties involve administrative and operational as well as hard technical skills. Aviation supply Marines are required to learn aviation supply administration and operation procedures, office, shop, and warehouse management procedures; preparation and use of military publications, and preparation and use of accounting documents. Formal schooling is provided to Marines entering the Aviation supply Specialist and Aviation Information Systems Specialist MOSs. Types of entry-level jobs include work as aviation supply clerk and AIS. There are a wide variety of billets available in the OccFld ranging from duty at all level of the Marine Aircraft wing/Marine Aviation Logistics Squadron to various non-FMF billets such as HMX-1 and instructor duty. Aviation Logisticians are primarily aviation supply, aviation maintenance, aviation ordnance, and avionics personnel on higher headquarters staffs that coordinate/conduct aviation logistics planning in support of OPLANS/CONPLANS. In addition to a thorough understanding of their primary MaS, these personnel are involved with the Marine Aviation Logistics Support Program (MALSP), the Marine Corps Planning Process, the Joint Operations Planning and Execution System (JaPES), Maritime Prepositioning Force (MPF) operations, and employment of the aviation logistics ship (T-AVB). The aviation logistics OccFld has been expanded to include principal responsibility in the management and execution of CNO and CMC-directed strategies for continuous process improvement.

Below are the Marine Corps Enlisted Military Occupation Specialties which are organized under this occupational field:

6617 --Enlisted Aviation Logistician

6672 --Aviation Supply Specialist

6694 --Aviation Information Systems (AIS) Specialist

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