Lesson 4/Learning Event 3
A tool sign-out register provides the easiest control. The attendant prints
the name and grade of the individual, the type of tool, and the date and
time in and out. The individual drawing the tool then signs the register.
A tool check system for tools on the shadow board may speed service and
still provide control. With this system, each mechanic is issued a number
of metal tags stamped with a number corresponding to the tool kit. When the
mechanic needs a tool from the shadow board, the tag is given to the
attendant. The attendant removes the desired tool, issues it, and hangs the
metal tag in its place.
The same care must be used with this system to
safeguard the tool checks as with the actual tools.
Hand receipts are required whenever property book or durable items are
The hand receipt lists the property that has been issued.
Prepare separate hand receipts for installation and organization property.
The following forms are used for hand or subhand receipts:
Use DA Form 2062 (Figure 41) to record the issue of property book and
Prepare the form in two copies.
The DA Form 2062 may be
The person who prepares the form mast keep all copies of
hand/subhand receipts current.
a. Hand receipts are prepared by the PBO. The original is kept by the
PBO. Copy 2 is provided to the hand-receipt holder.
b. Subhand receipts are prepared and issued by the hand-receipt holder.
The original is kept by the hand-receipt holder.
Copy 2 is given to the
There is no restriction on the number of times
property can be subhead receipted, but under normal circumstances this
should not exceed from commander to supervisor to user. Figure 41 shows DA
Form 2062 prepared as a hand or subhead receipt.
Use DA Form 3161 (Figure 42) on page 138 for issue and turn-in
transactions between the PBO and the hand-receipt holder. The form is also
used for issue and turn-in transactions between the hand-receipt and
subhand-receipt holders. Prepare the form in two copies. The original is
kept by the person who issues or turns in the item. The