AIR FORCE - AFI 23-101
MATERIEL MANAGEMENT POLICY
|Publication Date:||22 October 2020|
AF policy requires all government-owned property to be under the control of a responsible Accountable Property Officer (APO) at all times. This instruction applies to the following:
AF organizations under the direct jurisdiction of the Chief of Staff of the Air Force (CSAF).
AF organizations under the jurisdiction of overseas commands instructed to maintain formal stock record accounts.
Designated agencies accessing the AF materiel management system, unless specifically exempted by the CSAF.
Supply Chain Management (SCM) operations providing direct support to the F- 35 platform will use this instruction as fundamental baseline for materiel management knowledge and guidance. The F-35 SCM processes will be managed in accordance with (IAW) F-35 Joint Program Office approved guidance. (T-1).
Materiel management supply chain guidance specific to security assistance processes and procedures is not within the scope of this instruction. Refer to AFMAN 16- 101, Security Cooperation (SC) and Security Assistance (SA)Management.
Construct. This instruction has the same construct as AFMAN 23-122, Materiel Management Procedures, Air Force Handbook (AFH) 23-123, Volume 1, Materiel Management Reference Information, and AFH 23-123, Volume 2, Part 1, Integrated Logistics System - Supply (ILS-S). While not all sections within AFI 23-101 have associated procedures enumerated in AFMAN 23-122 or processes in all AFH 23-123 volumes, those sections where procedures/processes
Users are encouraged to refer to Attachment 1 for reference information as well as identification of legacy AF supply chain functions with updated terminology.
References to Materiel Management Systems. This instruction provides guidance which properly should not be predicated on systems' capabilities. Guidance shall drive systems requirements. As such, the vast majority of references to systems information in this instruction are systems "neutral" and are referred to as "materiel management IT systems" or similar terminology. AFI 23-101's "companion" publications, AFMAN 23-122, and multiple AFH 23-123 volumes provide more specific systems references "ILS-S, AF Equipment IT System".
Supply Chain Organizations. Throughout this instruction, guidance establishes responsibilities for HAF and MAJCOMs. Note: Any reference to MAJCOM will include Air National Guard (ANG).