ARMY - AR 710-2
Supply Policy Below the National Level
|Publication Date:||28 March 2008|
This regulation applies to the Active Army, the Army National Guard/Army National Guard of the United States, including during periods when operating in an Army National Guard capacity, the U.S. Army Reserve, the U.S. Army Reserve Officer Training Corps, and the National Defense Cadet Corps. During mobilization, the proponent may modify chapters and policies contained in this regulation.
This regulation prescribes policy for supply operations below the national level. It applies in peace and war. Specifically, this regulation-
a. Provides specific policy for the accountability and assignment of responsibility for property issued to a using unit. It also provides for the accountability and management of stocks being stored at direct, general, or installation supply support activities (SSAs) for issue to a customer. The management and accountability must include automatic identification technologies (AIT), such as bar code, 2D bar code, optical memory cards, radio frequency identification (RFID) tags, contact buttons, or satellite tracking. All stocks will be AIT enabled from vendor to the war-fighter and return.
b. Unless specified by the prescribing directive, this regulation does not apply when accounting for the following:
(1) Armed Forces Radio and Television Service program materials using Army Regulation (AR) 360-1.
(2) Library books and materials using AR 27-1, AR 40-2, or AR 735-17.
(3) Nonappropriated fund (NAF) assets using Department of Defense (DOD) 7000.14-R.
(4) Publications and blank forms using AR 25-1 and AR 25-30.
(5) Real property and facilities engineering resources using AR 420-18.
(6) Special purpose equipment using a classified AR.
(7) Visual information products using AR 25-1.
(8) Historical property and museum pieces using AR 870-20.
(9) Army National cemetery property and supplies using AR 290-5. This exclusion does not apply to material that could have other Army-wide applications.
(10) The Army Art Collection using AR 870-20.
(11) Industrial property and equipment in place using Defense Financial Accounting System Instruction (DFAS-IN) Regulation 37-1.
(12) Clothing initial issue point (CIIP) stocks using AR 700-84.
(13) Communications security (COMSEC) key software and publications, using AR 380-40 and TB 380-41.
(14) Clothing sales stores operated under AR 700-84.
(15) Commissary resale stock record accounts operated under DOD 1330.17-R.
(16) Subsistence using AR 30-22.
(17) Military training aids using AR 350-38.
c. Provisions apply to the management of medical materiel and medical repair parts (classes 8 and 9 supplies), except as indicated in AR 40-61.
d. Equipment obtained from the Defense Reutilization and Marketing Office (DRMO) in support of an Army installation Military Affiliated Radio System (MARS) station is processed through an SSA and accounted for per this regulation. Property obtained from DRMO for issue to individual affiliate members is processed through the MARS Property Management Office and accounted for on the MARS property book in accordance with this regulation and AR 25-6.