As a Logistics Officer, you will lead airmen and airwomen to provide the logistics support required to keep RAF aircraft in the air. You will manage elements of the whole supply chain including: the purchasing and storage of equipment and fuel; logistics IT management systems; and global distribution by road, sea and air. You will be responsible for organising the airlift of equipment and troops worldwide and for delivering catering and hospitality services to the RAF, both in the UK and overseas. Logistics support is critical to the success of the modern RAF, both in the UK and overseas, on operations and exercises. Put simply, you will be responsible for ensuring that the RAF has the right equipment in the right place at the right time.
Within your first couple of years, you could travel overseas for anything from a few days to a few months, either in support of operations or on exercise. You would gain experience at one of our UK flying stations or within an Air Combat Service Support Unit such as our Air Mobility Wing, Tactical Supply Wing, Expeditionary Logistics Squadron, Mobile Catering Squadron or Mechanical Transport Squadron, all of which provide essential overseas logistic support to air operations.