b. Personal packages brought into or out of subsistence storage areas will be
c. Access to ration storage areas will be limited to individuals conducting official
d. Operational rations on parked vehicles will be stored in locked enclosed cans,
trailers, and armored vehicles or under the surveillance of a responsible unit member or
e. Shipping containers, cases, etc., will be inspected to ensure they are empty and
cardboard boxes will be flattened before disposal.
f. Personnel lockers will be located in a designated area away from loose or
broken containers of foodstuffs.
14. Furniture and Dining Facility Equipment. Work buildings or rooms in which these
items are located will be secured when a responsible member permanently assigned to the
particular activity is present. In a dining facility for example, a cook, the food service
sergeant (FSS), dining facility officer, or commander must be present when the facility is
open. A kitchen helper performing charge of quarters (CQ) duty from a roster is
unacceptable since the individual is not permanently assigned by tables of organization
and equipment (TOE) and tables of distribution and allowances (TDA) to the dining
facility staff. Minimum security will consist of closing and locking external windows
15. Expendable or Consumable Supplies. Items not issued for actual use will be
centrally stored in secured cabinets, containers, rooms, or buildings and away from food
preparation and storage areas. Keys and access to storage facilities will be controlled as
16. Security Measures for Keys, Locks, and Chains. Keys and padlocks used to protect
foodstuffs and subsistence storage facilities will stringently control the number of
a. A key custodian will be appointed to issue and receive keys and maintain
accountability for office, unit, or activity keys. The key custodian will ensure that
individuals are designated to issue, receive, and account for keys in his or her absence
and that they clearly understand local key control procedures.
b. Keys will be signed out to authorized personnel as needed, using a key control
register. The key control register will contain the identification number of the key, date
and hour of issuance, signature of recipient, initials of individual issuing the key, date and
hour of return, and initials of person receiving the returned key. When not in use, the key
control register will be kept in a locked container with controlled access.