Block 34 - ESTIMATED WEIGHT: Enter the total
estimated weight of the members HHG shipment. An
accurate estimate of the weight is very important and
may prevent an excess-weight shipment. Three methods
of estimating the weight are provided as follows:
Past experience from a previous shipment of
Estimate of 1,000 pounds per room.
Inventory of Household Goods, DD Form 1701.
This form is an inventory of HHG and can be used to
estimate the total weight. The DD Form 1701 can be
obtained through the local transportation office.
NOTE: Assistance can be provided by the
counselor at the local transportation office in developing
an estimate of HHG weight and obtaining information
concerning entitlements to ship/store HHG.
Block 35 - SHIPMENT CODE: Enter HHG for
shipments that contain all or the majority of personal
effects and property. Enter EXP for those HHG that are
shipped separately from the bulk shipment and are
required immediately or soon after the arrival of the
member from performance of duty and welfare of their
NOTE: Complete blocks 36 through 39 only if
storage of HHG is anticipated to be more than 6 months.
Block 36 - ESTIMATED WEIGHT: Enter the
estimated weight of HHG to be stored.
Block 37 - DATE STORED: Enter the date HHG
will enter storage.
Block 38 - EST MOS IN STORAGE: Enter the
estimated number of months HHG will be in storage.
Block 39 - STORAGE LOCATION: Enter the
city/state where HHG are to be stored.
PART IV - VEHICLES
House Trailers. Note the following restrictions
regarding movement of house trailers:
If the transfer involves a move within CONUS
and the member is moving a house trailer, the
member is not entitled to ship HHG.
If the member is being transferred to/from
overseas, the member may ship HHG to/from
overseas and move a house trailer; however, the
house trailer cannot be moved outside CONUS.
Block 40 - METHOD: Check the applicable block
(commercial or self) for preferred method of movement.
Block 41 - LOCATION: Provide the location
(city/state) the house trailer is being moved from and the
location (city/state) the house trailer is being moved to.
Privately Owned Vehicle. Complete this section
only if the member is being transferred overseas. Either
a POV or a motorcycle may be shipped overseas as a
single vehicle shipment, but not both. If a member
wishes to ship both, the motorcycle should be shipped
as part of the members HHG and the POV as a vehicle
shipment. When shipping a motorcycle as HHG, include
it in the estimated weight of the HHG shipment.
Block 42 - POV: Check the Yes box if shipping a
POV overseas; otherwise, check the No box.
Block 43 - MOTORCYCLE: Check the Yes box if
shipping a motorcycle overseas; otherwise, check the
The reverse side of the form contains additional
instructions and provides for members signature.