2-4. DD Form 1544, Continued
The unit maintains its copy of the statement on file with the DD Form
1544 book. The unit audit or review port reflects that the DD Form 1544
books were revalidated and processed correctly.
RC units revalidate all outstanding books annually.
Sometimes, there is a change of station for a unit that operates an appropriated
fund dining facility. When this occurs, ensure that appropriate personnel return
all DD Forms 1544 to the installation control officer. Make sure that these
personnel return all DD Forms 1544 complete with all used and unused sheets.
The control officer must give a clearance prior to the unit's departure.
Where a consolidated headquarters issues books, the designated control officer
exercises responsibility for obtaining the DD Form 1544. He obtains the DD
Form 1544 from the installation control officer and maintains a record of all
books received. The consolidated headquarters then issues the books to the FSO
as full books or on a sheet basis.
When a consolidated headquarters issues the book as a full book, it uses the
Transfer and Control Receipt No. 2. The following procedures are used to issue a
The control officer enters the unit or the organization to which the book
He enters the location of the unit or the organization.
He also enters the date.
The authorized representative signs the receipt.
The consolidating headquarters retains the receipt on file after the
control officer posts data to the register.
Continued on next page