DA Form 5823 Instructions
The form is regulated by the Army-issued DA Pam 750-8, The Army Maintenance Management System (TAMMS) Users Manual, released in August 2005. Filing instructions are as follows:
Block 1 requires a bumper number of the item of equipment. Block 2 is for the number of the model. The noun or noun abbreviation is entered in Block 3
Block 4 requires the NSN of the equipment. Block 5 is for a serial number or registration number (only for equipment managed by registration numbers).
The exact date and time when the next Army Oil Analysis Program (AOAP) sample is due is specified in Block 6. This entry must be done in pencil only.
This information can be taken from DD Form 314, Preventive Maintenance Schedule and Record, or an AOAP lab print-out. Only AOAP equipment requires filling out this line.
Block 7 is for specifying the period of time or mileage after which the equipment requires new servicing. This information can also be found on the DD 314. This entry must be done in pencil only.
Block 8 is for is for stating after what period of time or mileage the equipment requires new lubrication. The information is recorded on the DD 314.
Block 9 is for submitting the operator's last name and rank. This is a pencil entry. In case there are more than one operators, the block must be left blank.
Block 10 is for submitting the last name and rank of the operator's leader or supervisor. This entry must be done in pencil only.
Other DA and Department of Defense forms that are related to the equipment dispatch are:
- The DD Form 1970 (Motor Equipment Utilization Record);
- The DA Form 2401 (Organizational Control Record for Equipment);
- The DA Form 5987-E (Motor Equipment Dispatch);
- The DA Form 5987-1E (Alert Motor Equipment Dispatch);
- The DA Form 5982-E (Dispatch Control Log);
- The DA Form 5984-E (Operators Permit Record).