stated period or operation.
The division comman-
regiment secures ammunition within its credits by calls on designated army
the limits of supply points
and reports the amounts division ordnance officer.
actually obtained to The latter keeps the
of allocations and of drafts made status of ammunition is determined
therefrom. by periodic
reports from combat units. Except in the regimental munitions officer (see
emergencies, par. 4c) will
ordinarily use ordnance department forms in ing ammunition, and in making reports on
of ammunition ords required.
supply and any other He must be familiar
reports or rec- with ammuni-
tion code (standard
symbols as published in nomenclature lists) for
ordnance SNL's ammunition used
within the regiment. These code the purpose of designating types of are used on all ammunition forms,
symbols are for ammunition and records, and re-
See FM 9-6 for an explanation
b. Labor for loading ammunition vehicles at army supply points is furnished from army personnel.
23. AMMUNITION SUPPLY POINTS. a. Charac- teristics. Desirable characteristics of regimental and battalion ammunition supply points are:
Convenience to units served.
Location at or in rear of the point where
routes to subordinate units diverge.