Control and accountability of COMSEC material maintains the continuous
is issued to you or to a member of your team, responsibility for
The COMSEC custodian normally issues COMSEC material using an SF 153
SF 153 provides all information needed for the proper
used as a hand receipt when COMSEC equipment is turned in to a maintenance
facility for repair and return.
As the user, you are responsible for the
control and accountability of COMSEC material.
Regular inventories of
COMSEC material are conducted to assure continuing protection and control.
Daily and shift-to-shift inventories are recorded on DA Form 2653-R (Figure
2-4). Each item of COMSEC material/equipment is listed on DA Form 2683-R.
The pertinent data for each item is obtained from the item itself or the SF
Every item is then inventoried daily, or at each shift change.
Form 2653-R provides for a record of the entire month's inventories.