(b) Keep one copy of the DD Form 250 and process the receipt per the
instructions in paragraph 3-6b(1) through (5) below. Send the remaining copies to the
b. Receipt Procedures. On receipt of materiel, take the following actions.
(1) Conduct a receipt of property inventory. Post the document register to
(a) Ensure the items are for your unit by checking the document
number and/or the unit name on the receipt document. Do not sign for property unless
it is for your unit.
(b) Check the item to ensure it matches the description on the receipt
document. Report problems to the SSA issue clerk for correction.
(c) Count all items. Ensure the quantity received agrees with the
quantity recorded on the receipt document. Report any differences to the SSA issue
(d) Check the items for completeness. Use the proper TM or supply
catalog (SC) to identify components. Make a list of any component shortages. Report
shortages to the SSA issue clerk.
(e) Check the serial numbers when you receive items with serial
numbers. Check the serial number on the item with the serial number recorded on the
receipt document. If there is no serial number listed on the receipt document, but one is
required, enter the serial number on the document. Report any serial number problems
to the SSA issue clerk for corrections.
(f) Make a visual check of the condition of the items. If they are
damaged, tell the SSA issue clerk. The issue clerk will take action according to DA
(2) Post the receipt document to DA Form 3318 within three working days of
the date you received the item.
(3) Destroy receipt documents for items recorded on the expendable and
durable document register.
(4) If the receipt is for the total quantity requested, remove and destroy all
status cards from the due-in status file that apply to the request.
(5) Use the procedures in AR 55-38, AR 710-3, AR 735-5, and AR 735-11-2
for reporting and documenting discrepancies.