ARMY - AR 740-3
CARE OF SUPPLIES IN STORAGE
|Publication Date:||6 January 2003|
PURPOSE. This instruction:
1. Supersedes references A4 and A11 in total, chapter 3, section IV of reference A6, and DLA J-373 letter, Subj: DoD Care of Supplies in Storage (COSIS) Program for FY 01, dated August 31, 2000.
2. Implements references A1 and A6, and establishes the DoD Stock Readiness Program, hereafter referred to as SR.
3. Prescribes instructions for the uniform care of supplies, including the inspection and reporting of condition and serviceability of materiel, and the scheduling, controlling, and reporting of packaging and other cost reimbursable actions in support of depot receiving operations, and uniform care of supplies in storage (COSIS).
4. Charters the Defense Stock Readiness Group (DSRG) under the auspices of the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) and Military Stock Readiness Coordinators (see enclosure 3).
C. APPLICABILITY AND SCOPE. This guidance is applicable to HQ DLA, the Military Services, the Defense Distribution Center (DDC), Defense Distribution Depots (DD), and the DLA Defense Supply Centers (DSC)/Military Services Inventory Control Points (ICP). it applies to classes of supply that are managed by an ICP/DSC and stored at the DDs, except Class V, Class VI, and Bulk Class III.