(5) All company commanders are responsible for distributing ammunition to their platoons forward of the point of delivery by the next higher echelon.
c. Ammunition is made available by the regiment
at the regimental ammunition supply point to repre- sentatives of the battalions, the antitank company, and the cannon company, who are responsible for its
delivery ment of
to company and platoon areas.
munition vehicles of subordinate units large tonnage capacity may be employed
that are of by the regi-
spective units point. When inadequate to
from the army ammunition supply the means within the regiment are accomplish these results, application
should be made to closer support by (See par. 3b(5).)
division for additional trucks or the ammunition supply agency.
d. (1) The regimental ammunition supply point is established and operated by the regimental muni- tions officer as described in b and c above.
(2) When required by the situation, one or more battalions may be directed to return all ammunition
train vehicles to the regimental ammunition
point. Ordinarily, unloaded at the
supply are not supply
point unless the probability of heavy makes it advisable to send all or part
expenditures of them back