U.S. Army Logistics Direct Commission Company Information
- Fort Lee
- United States
CASCOM trains, educates, and grows adaptive sustainment professionals as well as develops and integrates innovative Army and Joint sustainment capabilities, concepts, and doctrine to enable Unified Land Operations. PUT YOUR EDUCATION AND YEARS OF PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE TO WORK � BECOME AN ARMY LOGISTICS OFFICER! Are you a student with a degree in Analytics, Logistics, Business Administration (with a focus in Enterprise Resource Planning), Supply Chain Management, Materials Management, Operations Management, Economics, Emergency Management & Homeland Security, or Government Contract Management? Are are you a professional with years of experience in logistics management, supply chain management, or SAP business warehousing? Are you skilled in planning and innovating? Do you enjoy solving complex problems? And, do you also want to serve your country? If you answered yes to any of those questions, you may have what it takes to become an elite member of the Army�s Logistics Corps! Qualified professionals can apply for a direct appointment as a commissioned officer in the U.S. Army Logistics Corps. If selected, you could help build and establish the future of the Army�s Logistics capabilities as an officer in the rank of First Lieutenant, Captain, Major, Lieutenant Colonel, or Colonel depending on a review and calculation of relevant education, certifications, and work experience. WHAT IS THE LOGISTICS DIRECT COMMISSIONING PROGRAM? This program allows professionals with specific, highly specialized related skills and education to be directly appointed as an officer in the Army�s Logistics Corps. As such, you�ll be performing critical roles within your area of expertise to support our nation�s logistics missions. WHAT WILL IT TAKE TO BE A LOGISTICS OFFICER? Upon selection and appointment, you will attend two schools to prepare you to serve as an Army officer: the 6-week Direct Commissioning Course in Fort Benning, GA, and the 15-week Basic Officer Leaders Course in Fort Lee, VA. You may also receive additional training, as necessary, to prepare you for your specific position. After completion of your initial training, you�ll be assigned to perform duties related to your skillset in Active or Reserve Component units during the length of your Army commitment. Opportunities under this program are in the Army�s Active Component; however, opportunities within the Army Reserve or National Guard will be available at a later date. HOW LONG WILL I SERVE IN THE ARMY? The length of your commitment depends on the Army component you select and/or to which you�re assigned. The Army is comprised of three major components: Active Army, Army National Guard, and Army Reserve. In the Army�s Active Component, you�ll serve on active duty for three years, with an option to either continue your active duty service or discontinue into the Inactive Ready Reserve (non-duty personnel that are eligible for recall in the event of a national crisis) for a period of five more years. Thus, your minimum total commitment is eight years: three years on active duty and five years in the Inactive Ready Reserve. Current service members that qualify for a direct appointment under this program may incur an additional service obligation depending on current service commitment. WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS? In addition to the opportunity to utilize your highly-specialized experience and education, you�ll enjoy the benefits available to all who serve in the army. In additional to the sizable base pay and allowances you will receive as an Army officer, some additional benefits include: *Full health & dental coverage *Family healthcare plans *Low cost life insurance *Secure retirement plans *30 days of paid vacation per year as well as government holidays *Moving cost reimbursement and additional expense allowance *Access to athletic training facilities *Access to tax-free shopping To learn more about the Army�s benefits visit: https://www.goarmy.com/benefits.html WHAT ARE THE MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS FOR THIS PROGRAM? *You must be a United States citizen; applicants in a dual citizenship status are ineligible. *You must be able to obtain an maintain a security clearance. *You must have at least a bachelors degree, preferably a graduate degree in a relevant field. *You must possess years of relevant work experience. *You must complete an Army commission physical, meeting basic fitness standards for service as an Army officer. You will compete against other qualified applicants, and you must be selected from among your peers to fill a specific, operational requirements or critical need. The process may take a few months to complete, but an Army Logistics Corps representative will inform you of the status of your application at key points during the screening and selection process.
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