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Medical Logistics Specialist - 68J

  • Active/Reserve:Both
  • Officer/Enlisted:Enlisted
  • Restrictions:None


The medical logistics specialist is primarily responsible for receiving, storing, recording and issuing Army medical supplies.

Job Duties

  • Perform inventory and financial management procedures, including ordering, receiving and storing supplies
  • Load, unload and move stock using equipment such as forklifts and hand trucks
  • Perform quality control, property management and repair parts management
  • Requirements

  • Not Applicable
  • Training

    Job training for a medical logistics specialist requires 10 weeks of Basic Combat Training and six weeks of Advanced Individual Training, including practice in handling and storing stock. Some of the skills you'll learn are:

  • Stock control and accounting procedures
  • Procedures for shipping, receiving, storing and issuing stock
  • Understanding the handling of medical and food supplies
  • Helpful Skills

  • Interest in mathematics, bookkeeping, accounting, business administration and typing
  • Ability to keep accurate records
  • Enjoy physical work
  • Interest in operating forklifts and other warehouse equipment

    The Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB) is an examination that is administered by the United States Military Entrance Processing Command. It is used to determine qualification and helps predict future academic and occupational success in the military.

  • Clerical (CL) : 90
  • Compensation

  • Total compensation includes housing, medical, food, special pay, and vacation time.

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