(2) Supply sergeant. This sergeant manages expendable supplies and
equipment. This includes requesting, receiving, storing, issuing, preserving and
accounting for these items.
(3) Chemical Noncommissioned Officer. The company chemical
noncommissioned officer (NCO) serves as the principal advisor to the company
commander for all NBC matters. This NCO provides the commander with an organic
source of NBC expertise for planning and training first-line supervisors and additional-
duty NBC teams. The chemical NCO also provides expertise for demonstrating proper
techniques for operations and oversees the unit-level maintenance of NBC equipment.
This NCO analyzes unit NBC training needs.
(4) Armorer. The armorer maintains the key control register for the weapon
storage area. The armorer issues and receives small arms. The armorer controls
weapons and ammunition in the arms room, secures weapons in the unit arms room,
and performs small arms unit-level maintenance. The armorer prepares ammunition
(5) Medical supply specialist. This specialist requests, receives, stores, and
issues medical supplies and equipment. The specialist also preserves and accounts for
these medical items. The medical supply specialist performs inventory, salvage, and
stock control functions.
4-39. MEDICAL SUPPORT COMPANY
The medical support company provides division and unit level health service
support, on an area basis, to units operating in the division rear not otherwise provided
this support. The medical support company is organized (Figure 4-12) with a company
headquarters, an ambulance platoon, a treatment platoon, a holding platoon, a
preventive medicine section, and a division medical support section.
Figure 4-12. Typical organization of medical support company, medical support