Q12-4. On what PS form should you list all
accountable USPS equipment?
Now turn to appendix 1 to check your answers.
USPS NONCAPITAL AND
NONSENSITIVE EQUIPMENT AND
non-capital, and non-sensitive (non-
accountable) equipment and expendable
supplies, and the procedures for ordering.
The USPS furnishes nonaccountable items. When
nonaccountable equipment is received at MPOs, it
becomes the property of the Department of Defense
(DOD). Nonaccountable items need not be receipted for
formally. However, to maintain property accountability,
all nonaccountable items received at MPOs should be
entered in supply records as appropriate.
USPS EXPENDABLE ITEMS
MPOs with more than one clerk assigned will
designate an individual as the postal supply clerk in
addition to carrying out regular duties. The supply
clerks specific duties include receiving and issuing
supplies, care and preservation of supplies, and the
disposal and replacement of obsolete forms and
Additional responsibilities include the
monitoring of the stock levels of postal supplies to
prevent overstocking and the requisitioning of items
necessary to maintain postal operations. MPOs should
normally maintain at least a 3-month level, but not
more than a 5-month level of USPS expendable
supplies on board.
An example of a completed PS Form 1590.