Accession Number : AD0760453

Title :   How Much Specialization is Needed in Logistics.

Descriptive Note : Student essay,

Corporate Author : ARMY WAR COLL CARLISLE BARRACKS PA

Personal Author(s) : O'Quinn, James J.

Report Date : 20 DEC 1972

Pagination or Media Count : 30

Abstract : An analysis of Army-wide requirements for officers in logistics military occupational specialties reveals that career opportunities do exist for some commodity specialists, but there are even greater requirements and opportunities for functional specialists. As of 31 March 1972, the Army required almost 5500 commodity specialists and over 8400 functional specialists with a total requirement of 17,314 officers for logistics positions. (Modified author abstract)

Descriptors :   *LOGISTICS, *PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT, OFFICER PERSONNEL, MAINTENANCE, TRANSPORTATION, GOVERNMENT PROCUREMENT.

Subject Categories : Personnel Management and Labor Relations
      Military Forces and Organizations

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE