DODD 4140.01-M VOL 6 CE-01
DoD Supply Chain Materiel Management Procedures: Materiel Returns, Retention, and Disposition
|Publication Date:||14 August 2015|
a. Manual. This manual is composed of several volumes, each containing its own purpose, and reissues DoD 4140.1-R (Reference (a)). The purpose of the overall manual, in accordance with the authority in DoD Directive (DoDD) 5134.12 (Reference (b)), is to:
(1) Implement policy, assign responsibilities, and provide procedures for DoD materiel managers and others who work within or with the DoD supply system consistent with DoD Instruction (DoDI) 4140.01 (Reference (c)).
(2) Establish standard terminology for use in DoD supply chain materiel management.
b. Volume. This volume implements the policies established in Reference (c) and prescribes procedures for the DoD supply chain materiel management processes dealing with the return of materiel to the wholesale supply system and the disposition and disposal of excess, surplus, and foreign excess personal property.
APPLICABILITY. This volume applies to OSD, the Military Departments, the Office of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and the Joint Staff, the Combatant Commands, the Office of the Inspector General of the Department of Defense, the Defense Agencies, the DoD Field Activities, and all other organizational entities within the DoD (referred to collectively in this volume as the "DoD Components").