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2002
  • 08/05/2002
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Ab,

Cache King mentioned in one of the posts that they could always use good logistics people on the fires. Was he referencing the posts about dispatching? That’s considered logistics right? I would really like to look into dispatching on a seasonal basis or field office assistant. I have a lot of office type experience that might come in handy out there. I don’t know.

Tazlina Girl

The order:
Ops (Operations) sees the resource need and places the order.
The IC approves it.
Logistics actually places the order out into the larger fire world, verifies it has been placed and tracks it.
Planning incorporates the arriving order into the plan.

So yes, you could say that Logistics has the most “dispatching” role at the Fire Team level, but the ordering is a seamless (hopefully) process involving most of the branches of the ICS structure. Here’s a link to ICS structure…

Ab

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