Logistics Readiness Officer

Readiness starts long before we begin any mission. It’s the job of Logistics Readiness Officers to prepare our Airmen for anything by ensuring that every person and piece of equipment is ready to go. From distribution and materiel management to contingency and distribution, these experts have a wide range of operations under their watch, ensuring that everything gets where it needs to go, exactly when it needs to get there.

Relevant Interests and Skills

  • Emergency Management Response
  • Logistics Transportation

Career Tasks

  1. Direct distribution management operations, including distribution functions and shipping of supplies.
  2. Determine base readiness requirements.
  3. Compute and analyze current and projected materiel requirements.
  4. Direct contingency, fuel management, aerial port and vehicle-management operations.
  5. Formulate logistics management and fiscal policy for weapon systems.

Service Commitment A Duty and an Honor

After completing all Air Force ROTC and academic degree requirements, cadets accept a commission as second lieutenants in the Air Force or Space Force, appointed by the President of the United States. The length of your initial service commitment depends on your career. Most officers have a four-year, active-duty service commitment. Pilots have a 10-year, active-duty service commitment, and both Combat System Officers and Air Battle Managers have a six-year service commitment upon completion of their respective training. Nursing graduates accept a commission in the Air Force Nurse Corps and serve four years on active duty after completing their licensing examination.

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