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Logistics Branch
Country Canada
Branch Canadian Forces personnel branch
Type logistics
Role Supply Chain Management, Transportation, Human Resource Management, Finance, and Food Services, Movements, Postal, and Ammunition
Motto(s) Servitum Nulli Secundus Latin "Service Second To None"

The Logistics (Log) Branch is a personnel branch of the Canadian Forces (CF).

In April 2007, the CF Armed Forces Council decided to incorporate the Personnel Administration Branch into the Logistics branch.

Unification[edit | edit source]

When the Army, Royal Canadian Navy, and Royal Canadian Air Force were merged in 1968 to form the Canadian Forces, the administrative Corps of the Army were deactivated and merged with their Naval and Air Force counterparts to form the Canadian Forces' personnel branches.

Training[edit | edit source]

Canadian Forces Logistics Training Center(CFLTC)[1][edit | edit source]

Canadian Forces Logistics Training Center(CFLTC) (formerly known as Canadian Forces School of Administration and Logistics (CFSAL)) has an establishment of 181 military and 14 civilian personnel and is organized into a Headquarters and three Divisions:

    • A Division comprising Supply, Music and Explosives Training Cadres;
    • B Division comprising Resource Management Support, Food Services, Transportation & Traffic Training Cadres; and
    • C Division, which oversees Officer and Advanced Training.

Each year, CFLTC trains approximately 3,000 military members (both Regular Force and Reserve) and civilians. CFLTC provides entry level training to Logistics Officers from all three environments. In addition CFLTC trains the following sub occupations for Logistics Officers: Supply Chain Management, Financial Management, Human Resources Management, Fleet Management and Food Services.

CFLTC trains the following occupations for non-commissioned members: Resource Management Support Clerk, Cook, Supply Technician, Ammunition Technician, Traffic Technician, Mobile Support Equipment Operator, and Musician.

Order of precedence[edit | edit source]

Preceded by
Air Operations Branch
Logistics Branch Succeeded by
Royal Canadian Medical Service

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