e. Nonstocked Item Demand File. You must keep a separate file of DA Forms
3318 to record demands for nonstocked items. These items may be added to the PLL
after meeting the stockage criteria of three demands in the most recent 180 days. These
items may be added to the PLL at the time of the third demand. When a nonstocked item
is demanded for the first time, take these actions.
(1) Prepare a DA Form 3318 for the item (see paragraph 2-4a through c). In
the Title Insert section, enter the applicable end item and complete the UI, CIIC, ARC, RC,
stock number, and item description blocks. Keep only one card for each stock number.
(2) Post the demand to the form. It is not necessary to keep track of due outs
or the request sent to the SSA. Use the document register for this purpose (see
File the form in the nonstocked filed in NIIN sequence.
EXPENDABLE, DURABLE, AND NONEXPENDABLE PROPERTY
All Army property, except real property, is classified for property accountability
purposes as expendable, durable, or nonexpendable. The wholesale level item manager
assigns an ARC to each item to identify its specific classification. The ARC is published in
appropriate supply publications. When requisitioning repair parts and supplies, the
requisition form used is based on the item's ARC.
a. Expendable Property. Expendable property is property that is consumed in
use or that loses its identity in use. It is also all items not consumed in use with a unit price
of less than 0 and not otherwise classified as nonexpendable or durable. The
following are types and classes of expendable property.
(1) Supplies consumed in the maintenance and upkeep of the public service.
Examples are oil, paint, fuel, and cleaning and preserving materials.
(2) Supplies that lose their identity when used to repair or complete other
items. Examples are assemblies, repair parts, and accessories.
(3) Supplies consumed by government activities in manufacturing, testing,
sampling, or for experimental purposes. Also included are audiovisual products, training
devices, training aids, and displays when these supplies will be consumed or rendered
unserviceable for the purpose originally intended.
(4) Office supplies and equipment (such as paper, staplers, and hole
punchers) with a unit price of less than 0.00.
(5) Subsistence items (such as meals-ready-to-eat (MREs), fresh vegetables,
and sundry packs).