- Logistics assistance reps reach out to troops
- Experience, expertise key to materiel readiness
Phil Smalley, a CECOM power and environmental logistics assistance representative, trains Soldiers from the 1092nd Engineer Battalion and 801st Brigade Support Battalion Ground Support Equipment Section to troubleshoot a 15KW power generation unit. Smalley and his fellow LARs at FOB Sharana, Afghanistan, are members of the Brigade Logistics Support Team serving with the 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Div. (Air Assault). Operating under the aegis of Army Sustainment Command's 401st Army Field Support Brigade, the BLST is the leading element of the Materiel Enterprise, bringing logistics experience and expertise to bear on the battlefield.