Ammo NCO Duty Descriptions

BN Ammunition NCO

As the Battalion Ammunition NCO for a Multiple Launch Rocket System (MLRS) unit assigned to 3-13th FA, one is responsible for providing rocket/missile fires in support of the 75th FAB. The NCO manages the movement of ammunition from ammunition supply points to the firing batteries, ensuring accountability and physical security of over $55,000,000 worth of operational ammunition. They also oversee and coordinate the management of over $12,000,000 worth of training ammunition. Additionally, the NCO performs mission analysis to ensure ammunition handling capabilities align with operational requirements, supervises land and ammunition for three batteries and one company, and maintains accountability of equipment valued at $7,200,000. Furthermore, they are responsible for the ammunition certification process for 32 ammunition crews.

Ammunition Section Chief 13B30

Serving as an Ammunition Section Chief in an M109A6 155MM Firing Battery assigned to 2/138th FA BN, one’s responsibilities include preparing the M1074A1 (PLS) for ammunition draw and dispersion. The section chief supervises the handling and care of ammunition, propellant, and fuzes, as well as the operator and crew maintenance on the M1074A1. They are also responsible for leading and training three personnel in their MOS and basic soldier skills. The section chief ensures timely coordination between the battery and the Forward Support Company and trains personnel on Mission Essential Task List (METL) tasks and non-traditional tasks focused on the battery’s wartime mission and the Global War on Terror.

Ammunition Logistics Sergeant/89B40

As the Ammunition Logistics Sergeant for the 3rd Expeditionary Sustainment Command (3ESC), one closely coordinates and synchronizes with the XVIII Airborne Corps to establish efficient combat ammunition processes. The NCO provides technical assistance and mentorship on accountability, maintenance, and quality assurance of Class V (ammunition) for contingency and training operations to the HHC 3rd ESC and two battalions. They manage $3,000,000 worth of training ammunition and are responsible for the care and leadership of two Noncommissioned Officers and one soldier. Additionally, the NCO is accountable for $750,000 worth of assigned unit property.

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