DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY--DEFENSE PERSONNEL
SUPPORT CENTER INSPECTION DATA PACKET
When the veterinary food inspection specialist inspects a subsistence item, he
must know what to look for, what criteria to use, and whether there are any special
requirements. This information will come from the inspection data packet (IDP).
INSPECTION DATA PACKET
a. Although the IDP is a necessary "tool of the trade," it is not ready made. It
consists of all the documents that pertain to the particular subsistence item to be
inspected. Usually, they are assembled by your supervisor. As you gain experience,
you may be required to assemble the documents yourself. As mentioned in Lesson 1,
some of the documents will be on file in your office and others will be received on a
b. A typical IDP may consist of the following documents:
Order for Subsistence (DPSC Form 300), or Award/Contract (SF 26).
Defense Personnel Support Center IDP MS.
Defense Personnel Support Center TDS.
Contractor's manifest or invoice.
Contractor's inspection report.
(9) United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) or United States
Department of Commerce (USDC) certificate.
c. Once the IDP is assembled, the inspector must be familiar with each of these
documents in order to extract the information needed to perform the inspection.