(a) When the publication indicates an item as being newly added,
request the item.
(b) When the publication indicates a component is not new or is being
deleted, and the component was not on-hand during the original inventory, a report of
survey procedure is initiated.
b. Inventory the property as follows.
(1) Check each item to make sure the item and its description on the unit
property book or hand receipt matches. Make a list of any differences.
(2) Make a visual check of the condition of the property. Make a list of any
(3) Count all items listed on the hand receipt. Make a list of any overages
(4) Check end items for completeness. Use the proper TM or SC to identify
components. Ensure that component shortages are listed on hand-receipt shortage
annexes. Check the document register to ensure component shortages are on request.
Make a list of component shortages not listed on hand-receipt shortage annexes.
Make a list of any component overages.
(5) Check the serial number on the item with that recorded on the hand
receipt. Make a list of any serial number differences.
(6) If items are in maintenance, make sure the maintenance request is valid.
Check all open maintenance requests with the supporting maintenance facility.
Report damaged equipment to unit maintenance personnel for repair.
(8) Report all differences regarding property discrepancies to the
accountable officer or PBO. After the document has been assigned to the adjustment
documents, the outgoing hand-receipt holder signs for the adjusted quantities in the
next column. The new hand-receipt holder signs for the same quantities in the next
available column. If no discrepancies were discovered during the inventory, the new
hand-receipt holder signs the next available quantities column thereby acknowledging
responsibility for the property.
c. If a hand-receipt holder dies or departs the unit without transferring
responsibility for property, the unit commander appoints a person to act on his behalf so
a joint inventory can be conducted.