Definition/Scope: Army staff and managerial positions and organizations are grouped into like nomenclatures. S-1 – S-6 are the staff or office positions usually located at the Battalion and below commands. G-1 – G-8 are located at Brigade and higher positions. J-1 – J-9 are unique in that they are Joint positions that have all Department of Defense services in them. The Deputy Chief of Staff (DCS) G-4 mission statement is to enable a ready Army by providing and overseeing integrated logistics policies, programs, and plans in support of Army Force Generation. Their stated vision statement is to be recognized as the preeminent source on the Army Staff for relevant, value-added logistics expertise. They are actively engaged in sustaining, preparing, resetting, and transforming the Nation’s Army in support of full spectrum operations. An installation mission statement might be as follows: The G-4 has overall responsibility for physical resources, and is responsible for providing logistical support for assigned activities. The G4 is the executive agent for administrative and storage space management. The Supply Section provides institutional expendable, durable, and nonexpendable supplies. The Quality Assurance Section monitors contracts to ensure compliance with all aspects of the contract's specifications. The Training Support Division provides training support for all resident instruction per contract. OLD VERSION Division-level or higher staff officer; Assistant Chief of Staff, G4 (Logistics).
Narrower Terms:Army Material Command
Related Terms:division transportation office