AMMUNITION NCO (505)

AMMUNITION NCO (505)
Ammunition Supply Technician (AAF)

Supervises requisition, procurement, and distribution of ammunition.

Prepares required forms incident to the requisition and distribution of ammunition. Keeps inventory of ammunition. Supervises loading and unloading operations of an ammunition train, consisting of trucks, horse-drawn vehicles, or pack animals, observing all safety precautions in handling ammunition. Establishes a local ammunition dump, and supervises construction operations to protect ammunition from the elements. Maintains sufficient level of stock to meet needs of organizations served.
May salvage ammunition left at battery positions as result of forward displacement.

Must know all markings, such as color, caliber, lot, type of charge, and filler of gas, smoke, and high explosive shells. Must understand the hazards and safety regulations regarding ammunition, fuzes, and primers.

SUGGESTED SUBSTITUTE
901 Munitions Worker

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