Use the following instructions to fill out the DA Form 1687:
a. Date. Enter the calendar date the form is prepared.
b. Organization Receiving Supplies. Enter the name of the unit.
c. Location. Enter the name of the installation on which the unit is located.
d. Last Name - First Name - Middle Initial. Enter this information and the rank of the individual(s)
that you want to be able to request or receipt for ammunition. You must ensure that the RANK of the
individuals who are being authorized to request or receipt for ammunition meet the requirements of DA
PAM 710-2-1. The rank and category of ammunition are as follows:
(1) Only Officers and Warrant Officers may be authorized to sign the request for ammunition
(Block 12 of the DA Form 581).
(2) Only persons in the rank equivalent of SGT and above are authorized to receipt for Category
I and II arms, ammunition, and explosives as defined in AR 190-11/NGR 190-11. See Appendix A for
definitions of Category I and II arms, ammunition, and explosives.
(3) Commanders may designate any responsible member of the unit without regard to Rank to
receipt for Category III and IV ammunition. See Appendix A for definitions of Category I, II, III, and
e. Social Security Number. Leave Blank.
f. Authority REQ/REC. Place YES or NO on the line of each to designate if the person is
authorized to REQ (Requisition) Ammunition and then a Yes or No in the column REC (Receive) if the
individual is authorized to sign for the ammunition.
NOTE: Enter "not used" on the next available line when all lines are not used.
g. Signature and Initials. Have the individual sign and initial.
h. Authorization By Responsible Supply Officer and Accountable Officer. Place an "X" in the box
to show that the authorized representative is delegated to request /receipt for supplies. On the next line,
specify Class V supplies. In the case of DAO, state the authorization to sign block 7a of DA Form 581.