Lesson 1/Learning Event 2
Compiling and consolidating material condition status reports for the
Ensuring that all recurring maintenance reports are consolidated and
forwarded to higher headquarters as required.
Drafting and maintaining the maintenance annex to the battalion SOP.
Briefing all incoming officers on the maintenance SOP.
Battalion Supply Officer.
The battalion supply officer (S4) is very
important to the maintenance and supply operations of the battalion. The S4
is responsible for--
Monitoring equipment shortages.
Monitoring vehicle age and mileage.
Coordinating with the BMO on turn-in procedures.
Monitoring changes in equipment (deletions
issue items (BII), tool sets, and kits).
Allocating funds for tools and housekeeping items.
Ensuring that organic and attached units are provided rations, water,
gasoline, lubricants, unit and individual supplies, and ammunition.
Advising the battalion commander on the status of unit supply and
Maintaining property books for organic units when required.
Ensuring that unit supply operations
regulations, including repair parts supply.