c. Preparation. Complete a DD Form 314 using the instructions below
described by block title. Refer to figure 1-3.
Figure 1-3. DD Form 314 (front).
(1) Date. Write the last two digits of the calendar year in the shaded box at
the upper or lower left of the card, for example, 94.
For steps (2) through (6) below, use either the block at the top or bottom of the
Registration number. Enter the serial number of the item, for example,
(3) Administration number. Enter the national stock number (NSN) of the
item, for example, 6515-00-782-2625.
(4) Nomenclature. Enter the noun abbreviation, for example, Suction Apparatus.
For items reportable on DA Form 2406, enter the equipment category code (ECC) and
line-item number (LIN).
Model. Enter the model number, for example, 9700.
(6) Assigned to. Enter the designation of the activity or section in which the
equipment is located, for example, OR.