Storage of Issued Table of Allowance 50 (TA-50) and Valuable Items in Privately Owen Vehicles
Service members are prohibited from storing TA-50 and any government owned sensitive and/or pilferable items in plain view within their POVs. This includes, but is not limited to, any electronic equipment that is not permanently installed in their vehicle, tool boxes, cellular phones, computers, cameras, binoculars, hand-held two-way radios, or other pilferable items. Pilferable items are those items that have a resale value or civilian application to personal possession and, therefore, are especially subject to theft. Violators may be subject to administrative or disciplinary action under the Uniform Code of Military Justice (UCMJ).
Soldiers are advised to secure any personally owned high-value items and to avoid leaving them in plain view within their POVs. This includes, but is not limited to, stereo and other electronic equipment that is not permanently installed in their vehicle, wallets or purses, tool boxes, cellular phones, laptops, electronics readers, check books, and debit/credit cards. Failure to properly store or secure items in vehicles may result in noncompensable claims.
The command has a responsibility to do all that it can to ensure that service members live, work, and play in a safe and secure environment, and this applies to a service member’s military and personal property. Service members have a personal responsibility to ensure that they do all that they can to help themselves by properly securing the government equipment that they are responsible/signed for and other valuable personal property.
Report any lost of valuable items to your local Police Department and ensure to obtain a copy of the Police Report. Report the lost to U.S. Army Student Detachment by submitting the Police Report, CIF Record and a brief statement of the incident which cause the lost.