Position Description for Theater Fuels Subject Matter Expert 

 Position Description for 

Theater Fuels Subject Matter Expert 

Pacific Air Forces (PACAF) Advisory and Assistance Services (A&AS) 


Incumbent must have knowledge and experience in the fuels career field or any logistics field if previously assigned to Air Force MAJCOM staff or assigned as an exercise planner at Pacific Command (PACOM), Pacific Fleet (PACFLT), Marine Forces Pacific (MARFORPAC), Special Operation Pacific (SOPAC), or Army Pacific Command (ARPAC). Other knowledge and expertise include experience planning Command Post Exercises (CPXs) preferably on the staff of the Pacific Air Forces (PACAF), which includes Exercise Control Group (ECG) planning, exercise training objectives development, and writing Master Scenario Event List (MSEL) injects. 

The position requires comprehensive knowledge of specific engagement programs such as Enhanced Preparedness Partnership Program (EPPP) and Enhanced Air Cooperation (EAC). Additionally, the position requires extensive knowledge of the Joint Exercise Life Cycle (JELC), Joint Training System (JTS), Defense Readiness Reporting (DRRS), Joint Training Information Management System (JTIMS), Joint Lessons Learned Library (JLLIS), Universal Joint Tasks Lists (UJTL), Mission Essential Tasks Lists (METLs), Joint Operation Planning and Execution System (JOPES), Deliberate and Crisis Action Planning and Execution Segments (DCAPES), War Mobility Plan (WMP), and Time Phased Force Deployment Data (TPFDD). 

2-year accredited university degree required. 

10 Years in fuels career field or, 10 years in any logistics field if previously assigned to Air Force MAJCOM staff or assigned as an exercise planner at PACOM, PACFLT, MARFORPAC, SOCPAC, or ARPAC required. 

CPX participation/ planning 1+ year, any PACAF Staff 2+ years, or USAF Fuels 7+ Lvl 

Familiarity with the Joint Exercise Life Cycle (JELC) required. 

Contingency Wartime Planning Course (CWPC) graduate desired. 

Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Program (HSEEP) Certification desired. 

Secret Clearance Required. 

Duties and Responsibilities: 

Set the Theater (STT) 

Assist PACAF/A4 in developing innovative methodologies for the distribution of PACAF and non-PACAF sourced assets such as War Reserve Materiel (WRM), Airfield Damage Repair (ADR), and Mobility Readiness Spares Package (MRSP). Assist PACAF/A4 in conducting research of commercial seaports and other storage locations to collect pertinent information on host-nation infrastructure and logistics capabilities. Provide PACAF/A4 regular reports and updates including interim progress reviews and briefings to A4 Director and higher authorities within and outside of PACAF. 

Exercise Control Group (ECG) 

Advise and assist PACAF/A4 in developing exercise objectives. Assist in scenario development and conduct detailed training of contingency processes. Establish and staff Exercise Control Group (ECG). Develop exercise training objectives. Develop Master Scenario Events Lists, Joint Manning Documents (JMD), and Start-Ex data. Act as a member of the exercise response cell for the AFFOR Staff. 

Develop and present input for the Concept Development Conference (CDC), Initial Planning Conference (IPC), Mid Planning Conference (MPC), MSEL Development Conference (MDC), Final Planning Conference (FPC) and MSEL Synchronization Conference (MSC). Submit post-conference After Action Reports. 

Attend PACAF/A3Y led Exercise Planning Group (EPG) meetings. Create PACAF/A4 exercise training objectives for each CPX involving PACAF/A4. De-conflict and synchronize MSELs with PACOM or PACAF ECG. Lead PACAF/A4 White Cell. Administer MSEL injects. Respond to inject Requests for information (RFIs) and inputs. Develop after actions and lessons learned reports. 

Provide inputs to PACAF/A4X for monthly Exercises and Engagements interim progress review to PACAF/A4. 


Brice R. Huddleston | Soft Power Solutions, LLC 

Vice President, Program Management 

brice.huddleston@softpowersolutions.com <mailto:brice.huddleston@softpowersolutions.com> 

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Cell – 571.606.2396 

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