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Define Logistics
Logistics is defined as "the science of planning and carrying out the movement and maintenance of forces.
Define Combat Service Support
Combat service support (CSS) is defined as the essential capabilities, functions, activities, and tasks necessary to sustain all elements of operating forces in all levels of war that produce sustainment to all operating forces on the battlefield
three levels of Logistic Support
Strategic Logistics
Operational Logistics
Tactical Logistics
six functional areas of tactical logistics
General Engineering
Health Services
Define a Combat Service Support Element (CSSE).
The CSSE can provide supply, maintenance, transportation, deliberate engineering, health, postal, disbursing, prisoner of war, information systems, exchange, utilities, legal, and graves registration services.
seven principles of logistics support
War Reserve Material (WRM).
WRM is defined as mission-essential principal end items, secondary items, and munitions required to attain operational objectives in the scenarios authorized for sustainability planning and other stockage objectives approved for programming in the Defense Planning Guidance.
LTI - limited technical inspection (LTI)
Equipment inspections that are limited in scope and objective. LTIs are generally directed at inspecting equipment conditions to determine the extent and level of maintenance required to restore it to a specified condition or to check for serviceability status.
TAM - table of authorized material –
A source document of information for logistics planning with respect to selected materiel authorized for use by organizations, activities, and detachments of the Marine Corps, both regular and reserve.
T/E - table of equipment-
A document listing the equipment which a
unit is required to possess and maintain in
order to accomplish its mission.
T/O - table of organization-
A document which provides the authority for personnel staffing of a unit and the basis for all other resources. The table of organization contains a unit's mission, organization, concept of employment, administrative capabilities, and logistics capabilities.
MEU sustainment of self
A Marine expeditionary unit (MEU) normally deploys with the logistic capability to sustain itself with some classes of supply for up to 15 days.
MEF Forward (Brigade) sustainment of self
A brigade-sized MAGTF (MEF forward) for up to 30 days
MEF – sustainment of self
A Marine expeditionary force (MEF) for up to 60 days.
concept of the Maritime Prepositioning Force (MPF)
The commander uses prepositioned emergency supplies for replenishment early in the ship to shore movement. They are available on call for immediate delivery to units ashore. floating dumps and prestaged helicopter lifted supplies.