PREPARING A PARTIAL INSPECTION APPROVAL/COMPLETE INSPECTION
APPROVAL DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE INSPECTION STAMP FOR USE
a. Department of Defense PIA and CIA inspection stamps have blank spaces
where rubber numbers can be inserted.
b. When given a blank DOD PIA or CIA procurement stamp, the registration
number of the stamp is located on both sides of the center design. The stamped
impression will be read from bottom left to top left, to top right to bottom right. The
registration number of the four-stamp impression in figure 2-2 and 2-3 is 0003. In
igure 2-1 it is 0015.
c. The rubber numbers are placed in the stamp in accordance with the following
(1) The first set of four numbers on the top line above the DOD insignia
indicates the Inspection Responsibility Code (IRC). Inspection Responsibility Codes are
found in Section II of the HQDA (DASG--VCP) letter, subject: Location of Military
Personnel Available for Inspection and Services. The Surgeon General is responsible for
the publication of this "location list." Inspection Responsibility Codes are as follows:
(a) Continental United States, US Army. The four-digit numbered code
for any designated veterinary activity of the US Army, CONUS is 1000-1990.
(b) Continental United States, USAF. The four-digit numbered code for
any designated veterinary activity of the USAF, CONUS is 2000-2900.
(c) Caribbean commands. The digit 6 identifies the Caribbean
Commands, including Panama.
Figure 2-3. Complete inspection approval stamp prepared for use.