c. Column (3) - National Stock Number. This is the national stock number assigned to the
item; use it to request or requisition the item.
d. Column (4) - Description. Indicates the federal item name and, if required, a description
to identify the item. The last line of each item indicates the Commercial and Govern-
ment Entity Code (CAGEC) in parenthesis followed by the part number.
e. Column (5) - Unit of Measure (U/M)/Unit of Issue U/I). This measure is expressed by a
two-character alphabetical abbreviation (e.g., EA, IN, PR). If the unit of measure differs
from the unit of issue as shown in the Army Master Data File (AMDF), requisition the
lowest unit of issue that will satisfy your requirements.
SECTION II. EXPENDABLE AND DURABLE ITEMS LIST
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