Figure 3-2. Series of DA Form 3444-series records showing a misfiled record.
g. If the file is an ITR or OTR, place a piece of colored tape over the "R" block
(front and back of the back portion of the folder) to indicate the year the record is to be
retired (Table 3-3). If the retirement year changes, another piece of colored tape is
placed over the block.
Year ITR Is To Be Retired
Color of Tape
Silver or White
Table 3-3. Tape color codes for retirement dates.