3. The steps or activities to be followed for turn-in of ammunition are shown in Figure 1. Local
Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) may require some deviation in these steps. Figure 1 should be
very helpful in the preparation of your local SOP.
PART B - PREPARATION OF DOCUMENTS FOR LIVE AMMUNITION TURN-IN
1. When a using unit has a requirement to turn-in ammunition, they prepare a DA Form 581 (Request
for Issue and Turn-In of Ammunition). (See Figure 2 as an example of the completed form.)
2. The using unit prepares the DA Form 581 as follows:
This is the using unit's Unit
Identification followed by the Julian date plus a four (4)
digit serial number. The first document number of a day is
serial number 0001; the ninth would be 0009.
Block 2 - Control Number
This block is not filled out by the using unit. It will be
filled out by the ASP/SSA.
Block 3 - From
Enter the unit designator and the Unit Identification
Number (UIC) of the unit requesting the ammunition turn-
Block 4b - Date
Enter the Julian date the request is prepared.
Block 5 - Accounting and
If this ammunition was drawn on a DA Form 581 for a
special project and special accounting and funding data was
provided, enter the project code in this block. (NOTE:
Ammunition must be serviceable to receive credit.)
Block 6 - To
Enter the name of the Ammunition Supply Point who will
receive the ammunition.