Accession Number : ADA293903

Title :   The Logistics Civil Augmentation Program - A Diamond in the Rough for Operations Other Than War.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.,

Corporate Author : NAVAL WAR COLL NEWPORT RI

Personal Author(s) : Nichols, Camille M.

PDF Url : ADA293903

Report Date : 13 FEB 1995

Pagination or Media Count : 25

Abstract : This paper reveals to the Joint Task Force Commander (JTFC) that the Logistics Civil Augmentation Program (LOGCAP) is an essential tool needed to conduct successful MOOTW. The ability of the operational commander to provide operational logistics for his forces involved in MOOTW has proven to be a critical factor in the success of these missions. Current fiscal, political and force structure policies limit the availability of military logistics assets for the JTFC's mission. This shortage of critical assets can be overcome by using the civilian contractor support provided in LOGCAP. The background of LOGCAP is presented. This includes the development of the concept, the regulatory guidance, and the use of the program prior to 1992. The current focus of the program, the program administration, and the contract details are provided so the combatant commander can understand how to use the program for his operations. Examples of LOGCAP support in recent Military Operations Other Than War highlight the value of this program for each operational commander. Civilian contractors are an essential element of our ability to provide the logistical support and sustainment needed for military operations reguired to execute our National Security Strategy.

Descriptors :   *LOGISTICS SUPPORT, *LOGISTICS PLANNING, MILITARY OPERATIONS, MILITARY STRATEGY, NATIONAL SECURITY, CONTRACT ADMINISTRATION, AUGMENTATION, CIVIL AFFAIRS.

Subject Categories : Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE