be refilled or exchanged for filled ones, to the most conveniently located class III supply point.
e. The method of distributing
class III effort is
supplies made to
and expedite distribution. The service commander, assisted by the regimental mo-
tor officer, carries supplies as directed
out the distribution of class III by the regimental supply officer.
Advance should be
made daily by supply gasoline expenditures
officers. Estimates are usually figured
of future in terms
of the higher
"unit mile," authority in
but are transmitted to the
is the amount of gasoline in gallons all vehicles of the unit one mile.
required to move Each officer re-
sponsible for unit supply determines his unit Estimates take into account the following:
(1) Types and number of vehicles likely to be used.
(2) Distances likely to be traveled in any move- ment of the unit as a whole, in probable supply ac- tivities, and in reconnaissance and other activities.
Gasoline for kitchen ranges.
Oil requirements in gallons are calculated nor-
mally at 3 percent of gasoline requirements in gal-
lons. c. Regardless
of estimated requirements,
tanks and reserve containers of all vehicles are re- filled each day, if practicable.
d. For logistical data, see FM 101-10.