2-4. DD Form 1544, Continued
Provide a copy of the memorandum with the book to the unit that
receives the book..
Send another copy to the installation forms control officer.
Retain a copy for yourself (control officer).
The control officer issues DD Form 1544. He issues complete books of 50
sheets to the consolidated headquarters. They are issued directly to units that are
located on the installation and to units supported by the installation. He also
issues them to units or to organizations that are on temporary duty (TDY) and to
installations that operate dining facilities.
It may not be feasible to issue a complete book to a unit that serves a small
number of cash meals. In this case, the control officer may issue individual sheets
directly to the unit.
The responsible commander designates the FSO and an alternate. The FSO or
the alternate receives and signs for DD Form 1544 books from the control officer.
The responsible commander designates these individuals on DD Form 577
(Signature Card). He does not designate assigned dining facility personnel to
receive and to sign for entire DD Form 1544 books. Assigned dining facility
Army civilian personnel.
Contractor employees (except project managers).
The control officer issues DD Form 1544 books upon request using the
transfer control form. This form is included with the book. He completes
Sections I and II of the Cash Meal Payment Sheet-Transfer Control. He also
completes the Transfer Control and Receipt No. 1.
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