As a Unit Supply Specialist for the Army National Guard, you
will ensure that your Unit and fellow Soldiers are well supplied
and equipped for any mission.
In this role, your keen eye and management ability will keep
warehouse functions running smoothly. You will oversee the
shipping, storage, and supply of Army National Guard equipment.
This includes receiving, inspecting, invoicing, storing, and
delivering supplies. You will: ensure that all documents are
prepared and organized; maintain automated systems; secure and
control weapons and ammunition; and schedule and provide
maintenance for weapons.
• Issue and receive small arms. Secure and control weapons and
ammunition in security areas
• Schedule and perform preventive and organizational maintenance
• Operate unit level computers
Some of the Skills You’ll Learn
• Procedures for handling medical and food supplies
• Interest in mathematics, bookkeeping, accounting, business
administration and/or typing
• Ability to keep accurate records
• Enjoy physical work
• Interest in operating forklifts and other warehouse
Through your training, you will develop the skills and
experience to enjoy a civilian career as a stock control clerk,
parts clerk, or storekeeper with factories, repair shops,
department stores or government warehouses and stockrooms.
Earn While You Learn
Instead of paying to learn these skills, get paid to train. In
the Army National Guard, you will learn these valuable job skills
while earning a regular paycheck and qualifying for tuition
Job training requires 10 weeks of Basic Training, where you
learn basic Soldiering skills. Then you will attend eight weeks
Advanced Individual Training (AIT), which consists of six weeks of
additional training. Part of this time is spent in a classroom and
part in the field under simulated combat conditions.