Lesson 4/Learning Event 1
An article selected on the basis of dollar value
and requirements, which is essentially worthy of being repaired and used
concerning the loss, unserviceability, or destruction of property, and which
serves as or supports a voucher for droppage of items from the property
records on which they are listed.
The obligation of an individual with respect to the
proper custody, care, and safekeeping of property entrusted to the
individual's possession or under their supervision, with or without receipt,
regardless of the condition of property (serviceability).
There are two
distinct types of responsibility: command and direct.
Applies to the officer in command of an
installation, unit, or major activity, who has command responsibility for
the security of all public property of his command, whether in use or in
Command responsibility extends to a thorough observation of
subordinates and enforcement of all security, safety, and accounting.
and/or equipment is entrusted for care and safekeeping, whether such
property is in their personal possession, in use, or in storage.
responsibility is divided into two types: personal and nonpersonal.
-- Personal responsibility. The relationship between an individual
and arms or equipment, including hand tools issued or otherwise acquired for
or converted to the individual's exclusive personal use, with or without
In addition, without exception, an individual has personal
responsibility for property that the individual has converted to their own
use without permission or authority; for example, a stolen vehicle.
-- Nonpersonal responsibility.
The relationship between an
individual and property under their control or supervision, within the scope
of the individual's employment, for which the individual does not have