Addendum D: Sustaining the Joint Expeditionary Force


The critical task for Army logistics is to sustain the combat readiness of deployed forces and to maintain the materiel readiness of the current force. This requires a joint expeditionary mindset, a fundamental shift from supply based to distribution based logistics and conversion to modular support structures. Logisticians must be able to see requirements in real time, to respond to those requirements with speed and precision, and to rapidly establish forward sustainment capabilities.

To meet this requirement, the Army logistics community is focusing on the following areas:

By clicking on a specific link above, additional information is provided on each of these topics.

The Army, and specifically the Army G-4, appreciates your interest in these key functions to support our Soldiers. With the support of Congress and the American people, the Army has made significant progress in these areas with both materiel and process solutions and will continue to develop new means to meet our mission.