b. Technical bulletins may supplement technical manuals, but they do not make
direct changes in the content of the manuals. Instructions published in a 1B may later
be incorporated in a TM. An example of a technical bulletin dealing with a medical
subject is TB Med 43, "Local Anesthetic Agents".
c. The TB 8-series was initiated by The Army Surgeon General to disseminate
current professional and administrative information for the guidance of AMEDD
personnel. This series does not replace the T8 MED's. The TB 8-series is not directly
in nature. It is designed to provide personnel of the AMEDD with timely information to
help develop unity of interest and understanding. The supply information contained in
the 18 8-series will help the medical supply officer. Among the TB 8 bulletins is T8 8-50
Maintenance Engineering Program.
2-32. SUPPLY MANUALS
Supply manuals (SMs) contain item identification and operational information
required by supply activities. In the appropriate type of (SM), the following may be
found: NSN, Federal item names, and those portions of the Federal item description
necessary to identify each item, units of issue, expendability, illustrations when
necessary for identification, prices, parts allowance and stockage guide data, and cross
2-33. MODIFICATION WORK ORDERS
Modification work orders (MWO)provide uniform instructions for the alteration and
modification of Army materiel.
2-34. LUBRICATION ORDERS
Lubrication orders (LO) prescribe authorized lubricants, lubrication intervals, and
lubrication instructions on all equipment that requires lubrication by maintenance
personnel. Lubrication orders are mandatory for all users of the equipment and
generally are carried with or attached to the equipment to which they pertain.
2-35. DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY PAMPHLETS
Department of the Army pamphlets (DA PAM) contain informational or reference
material of a continuing nature. The two most important DA Pamphlets used in
a. DA Pam 710-2-1, Using Unit Supply System. (Manual Procedures) This
pamphlet provides manual procedures for requesting, receiving, accounting for issuing
and turning in supplies at the unit level.
b. DA Pam 710-2-2, Supply Support Activity Supply System. (Manual
Procedures) This pamphlet provides manual procedures to manage and generate a