PREPARATION FOR STORAGE OR SHIPMENT
DA PAM 750-8
SF Form 364
DA Form 2404
DA Form 2407
DA Form 2408
DD Form 1397
This work package contains requirements and procedures for administrative storage of equipment that is issued
to and in use by Army activities worldwide.
The requirements specified herein are necessary to maintain equipment in administrative storage in such a way
as to achieve the maximum readiness condition.
Equipment that is placed in administrative storage should be capable of being readied to perform its mission
within a 24-hour period, or as otherwise may be prescribed by the approving authority. Before equipment is
placed in administrative storage, a current Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services (PMCS) should be
completed and deficiencies corrected.
Report equipment in administrative storage as prescribed for all reportable equipment.
Perform inspections, maintenance services, and lubrication as specified herein.
Records and reports to be maintained for equipment in administrative storage are those prescribed by
DA PAM 750-8 for equipment in use.
A 10 percent variance is acceptable on time used to determine the required maintenance actions.
Accomplishment of applicable PMCS, as mentioned throughout this work package, will be on a semiannual basis.
DEFINITION OF ADMINISTRATIVE STORAGE
The placement of equipment in administrative storage can be for short periods of time when a shortage of
maintenance effort exists. Items should be ready for use within the time factors as determined by the directing
authority. During the storage period, appropriate maintenance records will be kept.
PREPARATION OF EQUIPMENT FOR ADMINISTRATIVE STORAGE
Select the best available site for administrative storage. Separate stored equipment from equipment in use.
Conspicuously mark the area "Administrative Storage".
Covered space is preferred.