2-2. Headcount, Continued
Ensure that SOPs state the--
Headcounter's accounting responsibly.
Dining facility admission procedures that the headcounter follows.
The headcounter is responsible for accurately accounting for each individual who
is admitted to the dining facility for a meal. Emphasize the importance of this
duty. Headcount data are the basis for accounting for government property
(subsistence) that is issued to, or purchased by, each dining facility.
Exercise caution to route all diners through the headcount station. Ensure that
the headcounter identifies the meal entitlement of all individuals who enter the
dining facility. Examples of meal entitlement include BAS, SIK, and per diem
Individuals must sign the appropriate headcount form. They must do so
regardless of whether they consume a full meal or only a portion of a meal. Food
service personnel on duty who subsist in the facility also must sign the
appropriate headcount form and pay for the meal, as appropriate.
To verify the individual's subsistence entitlement have the headcounter check
each individual's DD Form 714 (Meal Card) or travel orders. Individuals, active
duty and reserve. who do not have a meal card, travel orders, or a temporary
identification card must show DD Form 2A (Armed Forces Identification Card).
Under authorized conditions, RC members must show DD Form 2A. Basic
combat training (BCT) and advanced individual training (AIT) trainees (during
the training cycle) must show DD Form 2A and enter the last four digits of their
Individuals who are authorized subsistence without reimbursement sign DA Form
3032. Complete this form using the following steps:
1. Each individual must sign his first name, his middle initial, and his last name.
2. The headcounter takes the individual's meal card.
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