Army Field Support Battalion - Germany, headquartered at Rose Barracks in Vilseck, Germany, is responsible for providing and coordinating tactical and operational sustainment to ensure theater readiness and enable commanders to conduct the full range of military operations in direct support of the U.S. Army Europe.
AFSBn - Germany provides logistics assistance to commanders confronted with challenges beyond their resources or capabilities. The battalion performs this function through the employment of support operations sections, Brigade Logistic Support Teams, and Logistic Support Teams, composed of technically proficient Logistics Management Specialists from the Logistics Assistance Program and Logistics Assistance Representatives from the U.S. Army Materiel Command Life Cycle Management Commands.
Their primary mission is to analyze unit materiel readiness and assist in resolving equipment readiness issues. BLSTs are assigned to support brigade combat teams and combat aviation brigades while AFSBn - Germany LSTs support a specific region within the U.S. Army Europe footprint. They are responsible for managing all Army Materiel Command's activities and oversee logistic assistance operations in the garrison and combat field environments.
LAP focuses on the early detection and resolution of logistic-related problems that may affect unit and material readiness. LAP performs logistical assessments in coordination with the supported commands to determine current status, historical trends, and to provide corrective and preventative measures for improving unit and command readiness. LAP provides a wide-range of support to units and their soldiers in the garrison before, during, and after deployments, including exercises, humanitarian operations, and contingencies.