Section III. CLASS III SUPPLY
15. GENERAL. a. Class III supplies for infantry
units consist and grease.
primarily of (See fig. 1.)
gasoline, lubricating oil, The amount of these sup-
ment varies distance the
within wide limits, depending on the regiment moves, distance to army sup-
ply points, and quantity of supplies to The estimated requirements of gasoline the regiment is reported to the division
b. The regiment carries a reserve supply of gas- oline in 5-gallon drums. Since this is the only re- serve carried by the regiment, a number of these drums may be removed from vehicles and utilized to establish a rotating supply of filled drums at sup- ply points of the regiment and battalion. A reserve supply of oil and grease, in containers, is usually carried on the battalion and company maintenance trucks and in the regimental maintenance section.
16. DISTRIBUTION. a. During movement, class III supply points may be established by the regimental service company or by higher headquarters along
routes of march.
At such points,
resupply may be filled containers.