MQS II Critical Task: 03.4010.01-0002
In this lesson you will learn the basic publications for ammunition management. You will develop a working
knowledge of these publications, and learn how this information will assist you in solving ammunition-related
TERMINAL LEARNING OBJECTIVE:
Upon completion of this subcourse you will be expected to use military publications to obtain
information required to perform ammunition-related operations.
You will be given extracts from DA Pam 710-2-1, FM 9-38, TM 9-1300-200, and TM 43-0001-
You will be expected to work the practice exercise that follows the lesson, then achieve a
minimum of 70% on the subcourse examination.
The material contained in this lesson was derived from the following publications: AR 55-355,
AR 385-32, AR 385-40, AR 385-64, AR 420-90, AR 740-1, AMC Drawing 19-48-75-5, AMC-R-
385-100, BOE 6000, DA Pam 710-2-1, DA Pam 710-2-2, TM 9-1300-200, TM 9-1300-206, TM
38-250, TM 43-0001-28, TM 43-0001-38, TM 55-70, FM 5-25, FM 9-6, FM 9-13, FM 9-38, FM
101-10-1/1, SB 708-4, and USCG 108.
As an ammunition supply officer, you may be assigned at various levels within the Department of the Army (DA).
These assignments will range from the Ammunition Supply Point (ASP), the Division Ammunition Office (DAO),
Corps and Theater Support Areas, and other major commands (MACOMS), through the HQDA or DOD level.
With the diversity of these assignments you must know how to conduct ammunition supply management functions
for each level. See Figure 1, page 2.
This subcourse is designed to introduce the various documents and publications required to establish and
conduct safe and efficient ammunition supply operations.
A major item of interest about military publications is how they can help you conduct business at all levels. They
always depict how the document is laid out. They provide the major topics and a listing of related and/or
reference materials that may be used to support your requirements.
Let's look at the different types of publications that cover ammunition, and some specific publication numbers of