DA PAM 710-2-1
Department of the Army Pamphlet 710-2-1
Using Unit Supply System (Manual Procedures)
Updated 31 December 1997
The DA PAM 710-2-1 provides manual procedures for requesting, receiving,
accounting for, issuing, and turning in supplies.
Requesting clarification and deviation of authority per DA PAM 710-2-1.
a. Use the chain of command to request clarification of this
pamphlet as follows:
(1) Use a memorandum when making a written request for clarification.
Include in the letter the following:
(a) Page and paragraph number in question.
(b) Name and Defense Switching Network (DSN) phone number
of the requestor.
(2) Each element in the chain of command receiving a clarification
request will try to answer it. If it cannot be answered, send the
request to the next higher element. This will ensure that available
talent is used and that the quickest possible answers are given.
(3) When DA clarification is necessary, major Army commands
(MACOMs) will send clarification requests to Commandant, U.S.
Army Quartermaster Center and School, ATTN: ATSM-LTD-SP,
Fort Lee, VA 23801-5039.
b. Deviation from the procedures in this pamphlet will only be
made with prior approval of HQDA. Use the guidance in AR 735-5
to prepare and process requests for deviation from accounting procedures.
Request for deviation should explain the need for a deviation,
how long it will last, how the waiver will help accomplish the
mission, and how the end results will be measured. The request
should include an opinion by the MACOM legal officer. Send all
requests for deviation through command channels to Commandant,
U.S. Army Quarter master School, ATTN: ATSM-LTD-SP, Fort Lee, VA 23801-1061.
Army HQ provides a DA PAM 710-2-1 pdf link at the bottom of this page.
The DA PAM 710-2-1 applies to the Active Army, the Army National Guard, the U.S. Army Reserve (USAR), the Army Reserve Officers Training Corps (Army ROTC), and the National Defense Cadet Corps (NDCC). Unless specified by prescribing directives, this pamphlet does not apply when an Army element is accounting for the items listed in paragraph 1-5.