ARMY AR 710-2
SUPPLY POLICY BELOW THE NATIONAL LEVEL
|Publication Date:||25 February 2004|
Purpose. 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 forward distribution points (IFDPs) 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.
Applicability. This regulation applies to the Active Army, the 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.