DD Form 1608 Unsatisfactory Materiel Report (Subsistence)

DD Form 1608 - also known as the "Unsatisfactory Materiel Report (subsistence)" - is a United States Military form issued by the Department of Defense.

The form - often incorrectly referred to as the DA form 1608 - was last revised on August 1, 1996. Download an up-to-date fillable PDF version of the DD 1608 below or request a copy through the chain of command.

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1. DATE PREPARED
UNSATISFACTORY MATERIAL REPORT
(Subsistence)
Form Approved
(YYYYMMDD)
OMB No. 0704-0188
(See instructions on reverse before completion.)
The public reporting burden for this collection of information is estimated to average 11 minutes per response, including the time for reviewing instructions, searching existing data sources, gathering
and maintaining the data needed, and completing and reviewing the collection of information. Send comments regarding this burden estimate or any other aspect of this collection of information,
including suggestions for reducing the burden, to the Department of Defense, Executive Services and Directorate (0704-0188). Respondents should be aware that notwithstanding any other
provision of law, no person shall be subject to any penalty for failing to comply with a collection of information if it does not display a currently valid OMB control number.
PLEASE DO NOT RETURN YOUR FORM TO THE ABOVE ORGANIZATION.
2. RECEIVING ACTIVITY
3. ORIGINATING ACTIVITY
a. NAME
a. NAME
b. ADDRESS (Street, City, State and Zip Code)
b. ADDRESS (Street, City, State and Zip Code)
4.a. ITEM NOMENCLATURE
b. AFCLSAC EVALUATION
YES
NO
5. NATIONAL STOCK NUMBER
6. SPECIFICATION NUMBER/IMPS NUMBER
8. SOURCE OF SHIPMENT
7. CONTRACTOR
(Depot, Distribution Point, Direct Vendor
Delivery, etc.)
a. NAME
b. PLANT ADDRESS (Street, City, State and Zip Code)
9. CONTRACT NUMBER
10. CONTRACTOR LOT NUMBER
11. PRODUCT CODE
12. DATE OF PACK
(YYYYMMDD)
13. REQUISITION NUMBER
14. DATE SUPPLIES RECEIVED
16. QUANTITY ON HAND
15. SIZE OF LOT/SHIPMENT
(YYYYMMDD)
a. CASES
b. UNITS
FOR ALL USERS (Food Service, Commissary, Veterinary, Troop Issue Subsistence, etc.)
17. NARRATIVE DESCRIPTION OF UNSATISFACTORY QUALITY AND IDENTIFICATION OF DEFECTS
18. RECOMMENDATIONS
19. VERIFYING OFFICIAL
a. TYPED NAME (Last, First, Middle Initial)
b. TITLE
c. GRADE
d. TELEPHONE NUMBER (A - Autovon; C - Comm)
e. SIGNATURE
f. DATE SIGNED
(YYYYMMDD)
20. INSPECTION RESULTS (When appropriate, report can be forwarded by users without this section being completed.)
ACCEPTABLE
NUMBER OF
TYPE OF
INSPECTION
QUALITY
CLASS OF
ACCEPTANCE
REJECTION
SAMPLE
DEFECTS OR
SAMPLE
EXAMINATION
LEVEL
LEVEL
DEFECT
NUMBER
NUMBER
SIZE
DEFECTIVES
UNIT
a.
b.
c.
d.
e.
f.
g.
h.
i.
21. AUTHORIZED INDIVIDUAL PERFORMING INSPECTION
a. TYPED NAME (Last, First, Middle Initial)
b. TITLE
c. GRADE
d. TELEPHONE NUMBER (A - Autovon; C - Comm)
e. SIGNATURE
f. DATE SIGNED
(YYYYMMDD)
DD FORM 1608, AUG 96
PREVIOUS EDITION MAY BE USED.
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1. DATE PREPARED
UNSATISFACTORY MATERIAL REPORT
(Subsistence)
Form Approved
(YYYYMMDD)
OMB No. 0704-0188
(See instructions on reverse before completion.)
The public reporting burden for this collection of information is estimated to average 11 minutes per response, including the time for reviewing instructions, searching existing data sources, gathering
and maintaining the data needed, and completing and reviewing the collection of information. Send comments regarding this burden estimate or any other aspect of this collection of information,
including suggestions for reducing the burden, to the Department of Defense, Executive Services and Directorate (0704-0188). Respondents should be aware that notwithstanding any other
provision of law, no person shall be subject to any penalty for failing to comply with a collection of information if it does not display a currently valid OMB control number.
PLEASE DO NOT RETURN YOUR FORM TO THE ABOVE ORGANIZATION.
2. RECEIVING ACTIVITY
3. ORIGINATING ACTIVITY
a. NAME
a. NAME
b. ADDRESS (Street, City, State and Zip Code)
b. ADDRESS (Street, City, State and Zip Code)
4.a. ITEM NOMENCLATURE
b. AFCLSAC EVALUATION
YES
NO
5. NATIONAL STOCK NUMBER
6. SPECIFICATION NUMBER/IMPS NUMBER
8. SOURCE OF SHIPMENT
7. CONTRACTOR
(Depot, Distribution Point, Direct Vendor
Delivery, etc.)
a. NAME
b. PLANT ADDRESS (Street, City, State and Zip Code)
9. CONTRACT NUMBER
10. CONTRACTOR LOT NUMBER
11. PRODUCT CODE
12. DATE OF PACK
(YYYYMMDD)
13. REQUISITION NUMBER
14. DATE SUPPLIES RECEIVED
16. QUANTITY ON HAND
15. SIZE OF LOT/SHIPMENT
(YYYYMMDD)
a. CASES
b. UNITS
FOR ALL USERS (Food Service, Commissary, Veterinary, Troop Issue Subsistence, etc.)
17. NARRATIVE DESCRIPTION OF UNSATISFACTORY QUALITY AND IDENTIFICATION OF DEFECTS
18. RECOMMENDATIONS
19. VERIFYING OFFICIAL
a. TYPED NAME (Last, First, Middle Initial)
b. TITLE
c. GRADE
d. TELEPHONE NUMBER (A - Autovon; C - Comm)
e. SIGNATURE
f. DATE SIGNED
(YYYYMMDD)
20. INSPECTION RESULTS (When appropriate, report can be forwarded by users without this section being completed.)
ACCEPTABLE
NUMBER OF
TYPE OF
INSPECTION
QUALITY
CLASS OF
ACCEPTANCE
REJECTION
SAMPLE
DEFECTS OR
SAMPLE
EXAMINATION
LEVEL
LEVEL
DEFECT
NUMBER
NUMBER
SIZE
DEFECTIVES
UNIT
a.
b.
c.
d.
e.
f.
g.
h.
i.
21. AUTHORIZED INDIVIDUAL PERFORMING INSPECTION
a. TYPED NAME (Last, First, Middle Initial)
b. TITLE
c. GRADE
d. TELEPHONE NUMBER (A - Autovon; C - Comm)
e. SIGNATURE
f. DATE SIGNED
(YYYYMMDD)
DD FORM 1608, AUG 96
PREVIOUS EDITION MAY BE USED.
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INSTRUCTIONS
GENERAL. This form should be used to report all unsatis-
ITEM 19. Self-explanatory.
factory conditions on all subsistence items procured by the
Defense Personnel Support Center and is not limited to those in
ITEM 20c. Acceptable Quality Level is the maximum percent
nonconformance with specification requirements. Timely
defective (or the maximum number of defects per hundred
reporting is essential so that action, if appropriate, may be
units) that, for the purpose of sampling inspection can be
started prior to expiration of the warranty period. When
considered satisfactory as a process average (MIL-STD-109).
unsatisfactory conditions are not related to specification
requirements, special attention should be given to Item 17.
ITEM 21. Self-explanatory.
Photographs are an excellent method for illustrating the exact
nature of many discrepancies. Inspection and testing records
DISTRIBUTION
should be forwarded with the UMR, when appropriate. Use
additional sheets as necessary and identify with related item
number.
a. Originator will prepare original and three copies of report,
retain one copy and forward remainder to following appropriate
ITEM 3. State complete name and address in the clear.
service office.
ITEM 4a. State nomenclature in sufficient detail to insure
Commander
identity including as necessary type, grade, class, etc. (See
US Army Troop Support Agency
Federal Supply Catalog C8900-SL or Master Item Identification
ATTN: DALO-TAF-S
List.)
Fort Lee, VA 23801-6020
ITEM 4b. AFCLSAC (Armed Forces Consumer Level
Commanding Officer
Subsistence Appraisal Committee) Evaluation. Self-
explanatory.
Navy Food Service Systems Office
ATTN: Code SV
ITEM 6. Specification number or Institutional Meat Purchase
Washington, DC 20374-1662
Specification (IMPS) number from shipping container. If Brand
Name Contract, indicate "BNC".
Air Force
(Troop Issue/Specification Items Only)
ITEM 7. To be obtained from shipping container.
HQ, AFESC-DEHF
Tyndall AFB, FL 32403-6001
ITEM 8. To be obtained from service supply activity. State the
name of the DLA depot or distribution point or the vendor's
Air Force
name.
(Brand Name Resale Items Only)
ITEMS 9 and 10. To be obtained from shipping container.
HQ, AFCOMS/SGPM
Kelly Air Force Base, TX 78241-6290
ITEM 11. List the manufacturer's product code (usually shown
as a series of numerals and letters printed or embossed on
Commandant of the Marine Corps
bottles, cartons, and cans) found on primary containers. These
Code LFS-4
codes may also be found printed or stenciled on shipping
Headquarters US Marine Corps
container.
Washington, DC 20380-0001
ITEM 12. To be obtained from shipping container.
b. Service Office will review reports for completeness and
validity and, if valid and complete, forward original for action to:
ITEMS 13, 14, 15 and 16. To be obtained from service supply
activity records. Enter complete requisition number.
Commander
ITEM 17. Include a narrative description of the unsatisfactory
Defense Personnel Support Center
condition which makes the item unsuitable for intended use or
ATTN: DPSC-HQS (CDCFP)
affects consumer satisfaction or acceptance. List storage
Philadelphia, PA 19101-8419
conditions or other factors which may relate to the
unsatisfactory condition of the product. Indicate current status
and forward information copy to:
of product, i.e., on hold, normal issue, or expedited issue.
Commander
ITEM 18. State recommendations regarding disposition of
US Army Research, Development & Engineering Center
supplies, revision of specification requirements, revision of
ATTN: STRNC-W
purchase requirements as to size of units and quantities. List
all other discrepancy forms reporting this same discrepancy and
Natick, MA 01760-5000
item.
DD FORM 1608 (BACK), AUG 96

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