2-4. DD Form 1544, Continued
When the consolidated headquarters issues DD Form 1544 by the sheet, the
consolidated headquarters completes the cash meal payment sheet register. Each
FY, the control officer for the DD Form 1544 sheets or books at the installation or
the consolidating headquarters takes the following actions:
Carries unused sheets into the new FY.
Posts them to the register or the new FY.
Lists the sheet numbers that he carried forward.
Closes out the used portion of the book.
Includes all turn-in vouchers in the close-out.
Performs the close-out procedures.
Lists only the completed and turned-in sheet numbers.
To maintain an audit trail for each accountable DD Form 1544, RC
revalidation is essential. State ARNG and MUSARC FOS or food service
technicians monitor the deactivation or the reorganization of RC units closely.
These personnel ensure that all the books that AA or RC control offices issue are
When a unit cannot use an entire book in three or fewer years, the USPFO or the
MUSARC employs the feasibility of issuing books to battalion or brigade level
units. Subsequently, only sheets are issued to the unit. This procedure ensures
the maximum use of all DD Form 1544 sheets.
For the ARNG, any of the following methods accomplish the annual Guard
Return of the complete book to the control officer.
Written verification (signed by the unit commander).
Revalidation during an unannounced annual verification and a cash count that
are conducted in accordance with AR 30-1, paragraph 6-34.
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