Figure 12-15.-A DD Form 1348 SERVMART procurement document.
accounting data on the transferring DD 1149 for
both the charge and the credit.
Emergency requirements may be obtained
from ships other than supply ships and tenders
if the materiel is available and can be spared.
Make the request on a DD 1348, or send a
message and make sure it contains the same
information as a requisition to a supply activity
except for the routing identifier that is left blank.
If the requested materiel is not available for issue,
return the requisition to the requisitioner since
ships do not hold requisitions on back order for
REQUISITION FILE MAINTENANCE
The full cycle of requisition file maintenance
begins when you prepare a new requisition, and
place the hardback copy of DD 1348 (or copy of
other procurement document) in MOF. When all
the materiel ordered has been received or canceled,
place the requisition document, with a copy of the
receipt document attached, in the materiel com-
pleted file (MCF). The cycle ends when the charge
has been cleared through the Fleet Accounting and
Disbursing Center (FAADC) at San Diego or
Norfolk and reported to your ship. The steps in
between are largely dependent upon the volume
of requisitions prepared and the procedures used
in your office.
Here we will discuss only
The majority of procurement documents are
DD 1348s. Maintain the file of DD 1348s in a card
file that accommodates EAM cards. Also, keep
the documents in number sequence. As you saw
in the chart on distribution of DD 1348, the
hardback copy is the MOF copy.
DD 1149 and other purchase documents are
folded to approximately the size of EAM cards.
These documents are attached to the hardback
copy of DD 1348, which is prepared as an
obligation document under the procedures in
You must keep records of supply status. The
amount and kind of status you receive is
determined by the M&S code assigned on the
requisition. The purpose of status is to keep you
informed of the action taken by supply activities
to furnish the requested materiel.
Supply status is usually received on DD 1348,
but it may also be received by message on
high-priority requisitions and by speedletter.