Lesson 4/Learning Event 1
Learning Event 1
SUPPLY PROCEDURES AND TERMINOLOGY
This learning event presents an overview of supply room procedures,
including storage, maintenance, safety, security, protection against weather
damage, and supply terminology. The success or failure of the entire Army
supply system rests to a great extent on the proper implementation of supply
procedures at the unit level.
When equipment is received, managers and
supply personnel incur an obligation to account for it until it is returned
to the supply support activity.
Accounting for equipment also includes
preparing and processing adjustment documents in the event equipment is
lost, damaged, or destroyed. As a maintenance supervisor, you will play a
very important part in supply management and accountability.
During this learning event, supply room procedures and supply terminology
will be discussed. This discussion is designed to show you, the maintenance
supervisor, the relationship between maintenance and supply. Your ability
to accomplish your maintenance mission will depend upon good unit supply
Inventory. The physical count of items on hand for verification with
the recorded balances.
An act or an omission to act that a reasonable person
would not perform or fail to perform under similar circumstances.
consideration will be given to the degree of care and resourcefulness which
might reasonably be expected of the person concerned, considering their age,
experience, and special qualifications, as well as to the specific nature of
the property (personal or supervisory responsibility) in determining the
reasonableness of the act or mission in question. Monetary liability will
result when a person's negligence, willful misconduct, or wrongful
loss, damage, or destruction of such property.
authorized by the applicable common table of allowances maintained and
accounted for on the organization property book (for example, clothing, such
as parkas or shelter halves).