A typical United States Army base is one which is filled with movement and action. This is because there always seems to be trucks and aircraft entering and leaving the base. The flow can get quite chaotic at times. It is important that some semblance of order can be found in order to keep everything from falling apart. This includes making sure that the right cargo is getting on the right trucks and that the motor transport operators know where they are going and how to get there.
What You Will Do
As a transportation officer in the US Army, you will be in charge of creating and maintaining shipping schedules. You will also be in charge of making sure that the right vehicles will be in the right place at the right times. You will make sure that all cargo has been properly labeled and is being sent to the right places. You will also be in charge of inspecting cargo in order to make sure that it is in good condition before being shipped out and when it is received.
Life of an Officer
When you work in this position, you will also be working as an officer in the US Army. As a result, you will be held to a higher standard than the rest of the soldiers. You will also go through different training. If you are ready to embrace the challenge of this position, click on the link above and get more information.