The DOL has two offices and staffs that oversee bases and provide logistics planning and support of contingency operations. The DOL also manages compliance with logistics and service centers to ensure standardization of support delivery by bases.
DOL-3 provides for command, control and operational coordination of
Bases, and ensures each Base executes their requisite mission sets as
directed by each Logistics and Service Center’s Technical Authority. Bases
provide regional support to all Coast Guard Units in their area of
A team within DOL-3 also executes the Logistics Compliance Inspection program. The team manages compliance in conjunction with the Logistics and Service Centers to ensure standardization of mission support delivery. The responsibilities and work of this organizational element are coordinated with FORCECOM.
The Director of Operational Logistics, Reserve Force
Readiness Division (DOL-31) staff, has the responsibility and programmatic
oversight for all Reserve personnel assigned to the DCMS organization,
including those Reserve members assigned to Coast Guard Headquarters and
Force Readiness Command elements. Although DOL-31 will serve as the primary
point-of-contact and advocate for Reserve-related matters, some functions or
processes will remain the responsibility (for the foreseeable future) of the
District (dxr) staffs for all DCMS Reserve members, and include: Reserve IDT
Berthing, orders generating/processing, and AFC-90 funds management
DOL-4 executes the 24x7 DCMS watch within the LANTAREA command center and is responsible for logistics planning and support of contingency operations. DOL-4 staff will provide daily subject matter expertise to Atlantic and Pacific area commanders as the on-site mission support representatives and liaise with logistics and service centers and bases. DOL-4 also is responsible for the drafting and maintenance of operational support plans and support annexes.