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stated period or operation.

The division comman-

der

makes

allocations

to

subordinate

units.

The

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

the rec-

ord 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

draw- status

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-

ports.

See FM 9-6 for an explanation

of

ordnance

ammunition

forms

and

code

symbols.

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:

  • (1)

    Convenience to units served.

  • (2)

    Location at or in rear of the point where

routes to subordinate units diverge.

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