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Appendix M

Administration and Logistics Section

The A&L section provides logistics, administration, and CSS (supply and services) and coordinates technical maintenance for the CST. The section works directly with the Defense CMSUPCEN for forward-area support, resupply, and reconstitution after deployment. The Defense CMSUPCEN is a DOD activity established to supply, sustain, and assist with initial equipment fielding for designated CBRNE response forces. The Defense CMSUPCEN conducts stock management and warehousing, warranty management, and ILS. It coordinates and monitors forward-area resupply and sustainment.

PREINCIDENT PHASE

 

M-1. Prior to mission employment, the section advises the commander on personnel and equipment issues, such as the status of personnel, equipment calibration, and basic load status. The section conducts periodic visits to the Defense CMSUPCEN to reconcile logistics actions with their assigned logistics support coordinator. They also coordinate with the state Deputy Chief of Staff for Logistics (DCSLOG)/DOL or United States Property and Fiscal Office (USPFO) representatives on logistics issues.

M-2. During the preincident phase, the A&L section is responsible for several actions. It conducts the following administration functions:

    • Monitors administrative CST personnel status, and advises the commander on personnel readiness issues.
    • Ensures that all personnel records are up to date.
    • Reports all personnel and equipment shortages to the operations team.
    • Maintains all deployable files, forms, and publications.
    • Ensures that appropriate personnel orders are on hand.

M-3. During the preincident phase, the A&L section conducts the following logistics functions:

    • Supports property accountability and maintenance.
    • Monitors the arms and ammunition status, and ensures that they are available for issue based on the threat and rules for the use of force.
    • Coordinates the repair of standard equipment through the state NG supply and maintenance system.
    • Coordinates the repair of nonstandard or mission-unique equipment according to procedures detailed in the CST logistics support SOP.
    • Ensures that equipment is calibrated and ready for deployment and that routine logistics support operations occur during this time.

    • Coordinates unit load planning, whether movement is conducted by ground or air. Units move by organic means or transportation, provided at the state or national levels, through existing military traffic management systems.
    • Updates all supply and requisition actions.
    • Plans on-site logistical support.
    • Reports all equipment shortages to the operations team.
    • Ensures that the logistics NCO is authorized to use the unit international merchant purchase authority card (IMPAC) card on deployment.
    • Maintains and manages all ILS transactions.
    • Maintains and reports the status of major end items/systems readiness, consumables and spare parts stockage, and supply shortages impacting the planned concept of operations to the command section.
    • Assists with coordination of transportation assets and loading.
    • Initiates all transactions to maintain mission-essential equipment readiness.
    • Establishes and updates timelines for the delivery of mission-essential equipment.

ALERT AND DEPLOY PHASES

 

M-4. During the alert and deploy phases, the A&L section is responsible for several actions. In its adminstration function, it conducts the following administration functions:

    • Ensures the team members' personal deployment packages are complete.
    • Activates the family support network.

M-5. During the alert and deploy phase, the A&L section conducts the following logistics functions:

    • Ensures that the basic section load is serviceable and ready to deploy. Only the state TAG can authorize the release of Class V supplies when the CST is deployed under Title 32. When the CST is deployed under Title 10 authorization for the release of Class V supplies will be through its established chain-of-command.
    • Conducts the resupply of common items.
    • Supports the loading of unit equipment and transport planning as required.
    • Identifies the CST primary and alternate fuel sources at the incident site.
    • Ensures that the appropriate documents are on hand for property accountability, maintenance, service, and requisitions.
    • Coordinates for logistics support.

RESPONSE PHASE

 

M-6. During the response phase, the A&L section is responsible for several actions. It conducts the following administration functions:

    • Maintains accountability of all attachments.
    • Requisitions additional personnel, when needed.
    • Maintains contact with the family support group.

M-7. During the response phase, the A&L section conducts the following logistics functions:

    • Ensures that equipment is serviceable and functional.
    • Informs the commander and the CMSUPCEN of priority logistics actions, and the status of pacing items and equipment readiness condition items.
    • Ensures that the unit is resupplied with expendables and consumables.
    • Coordinates for the use of a locally available fuel source or relies on fuel sources provided during the operation by supporting organizations.
    • Continues to focus on the repair of standard equipment through the state NG's supply and maintenance system (less Class VIII supplies).
    • Supports the resupply of common items.
    • Disposes of water/equipment from the CST decontamination site.
    • Rents vehicles, if required.
    • Coordinates sleeping quarters, if required.
    • Coordinates the feeding plan.
    • Ensures that additional PPE for personnel attached to the CST is available.
    • Assists with the decontamination line, as required.
    • Assists the medical section with the storage and safeguarding of critical CST medical supplies.

POSTINCIDENT PHASE

 

M-8. During the postincident phase, the A&L section is responsible for several actions. It conducts the following administration functions:

    • Manages the troop strength and retention according to existing procedures. Replacements for personnel losses will be filled with MOS-qualified soldiers or airmen.
    • Updates historical records, action logs, and completed journals.
    • Coordinates the final personnel status with operations section.

M-9. During the postincident phase, the A&L section conducts the following logistics functions:

    • Ensures that equipment readiness and the basic load are to preemployment levels, as soon as feasible.
    • Coordinates with the state HQ and the CMSUPCEN to reconcile logistics actions.
    • Initiates (on order from the CST commander) property reconciliation actions. State DCSLOG/DOLs, USPFOs, and logistics NCOs reconcile property losses prior to receiving replacements.
    • Ensures that all arms and ammunition are secured after an operation. Expended ammunition is accounted for according to applicable ARs.
    • Ensures that vehicles are refueled prior to parking at the home station.
    • Ensures that the repair of standard equipment (less Class VIII equipment) is through the state NG supply and maintenance system.
    • Monitors the status of equipment and its disposition, to include the location.
    • Coordinates the final equipment status with the operations team.
    • Coordinates the transfer of equipment into maintenance or repair cycles.
    • Updates all hand receipts.
    • Updates all DA Form 2404s, as required.
    • Ensures that all contracting agreements are met.
    • Ensures that all expenditures have been properly accounted for and documented.

 



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