DETERMINE AUTHORITY FOR AN NCO TO SERVE AS A PROPERTY
1. The only people that normally can be accountable officers are:
a. Commissioned officers
b. Warrant officers
c. Qualified civilian employees
2. Accountability will not be transferred to enlisted persons, except to such NCOs as may be
designated under exceptional circumstances by:
a. Head of a DA staff agency
b. Major commander
c. Major subordinate commander
3. The major subordinate commander can only designate an accountable officer when concerned in a
case of a/an:
a. Ungarrisoned post: This is an army post which is still maintained by the Army but is not
occupied by uniformed troops. It could be occupied by U.S. Government civilian employees as
is Savanna Army Depot, IL.
b. Minor installations or activities which do not in themselves, by virtue of the requirement for a
short period of time or small value of the account, justify an officer or civilian officer.
c. Activity in a remote locality.
d. Overseas areas.
4. All the information we've talked about up to now has been extracted from AR 735-5. Your EOD
control center may delegate you, the senior NCO, accountable officer under AR 735-5, if you do not
have an officer available.