ADDITIONAL REFERENCES FOR OPERATIONAL RATIONS
a. VETCOM Policy Memorandums
b. AR 30-7, Food Program, Operational Rations.
b. AR 40-656, Veterinary Surveillance Inspection of Subsistence.
d. AR 40-657, Veterinary/Medical Food Inspection.
e. AFI 48-116, Food Safety Program.
f. NATICK PAM 30-25, Operational Rations of the Department of Defense.
g. The DSCP website has many electronic publications listed.
h. MIL-PRF-44073E, Packaging of Food in Flexible Pouches.
DSCP Manual 4155.6
j. DLAM 4145.12, Joint Service Manual for Storage and Materials Handling.
k. DSCP 4155.7, Perishable Subsistence in Storage Quality Control and
Section II. GENERAL INSPECTION GUIDANCE
a. Purpose. DSCP Handbook 4155.2 Subsistence, Inspection of Composite
Operational Rations, DSCP Handbook 4155.2 Appendix A - Inspection of Meals,
Ready-to-Eat (MRE) Rations, and DSCP Handbook 4155.2 Appendix B - Inspection of
Unitized Group Rations Heat & Serve (UGR H&S) Modules provide a reference and
guide for the surveillance inspection of Meals, Ready-to-Eat (MRE) and Unitized Group
Rations Heat & Serve (UGR H&S) Modules.
b. Scope. DSCP Handbook 4155.2, Appendix A, and Appendix B were written
and coordinated to facilitate use on both Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) and Defense
Supply Center Philadelphia (DSCP) controlled rations and those controlled by the
individual Military Services. Appendix B, does not apply to Mechanicsburg (DDSP) or
Tracy (DDJC) Depots. Separate procedures are provided for those locations.