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50055 U. S. MARINE CORPS FORWARD

ING DEPOT, NORFOLK 1. This depot is essentially a forwarding depot but has the additional responsibility of providing for the procurement, storage and distribution of engineer equipment and selected items of general supply. It is the embarkation depot for Fleet Marine Force elements embarking on the east coast. It is

source of supply for selected items for those activities designated in supply bulletins promulgated from time to time.

2. In accordance with instructions issued by the Quartermaster General of the Marine Corps, the U. S. Marine Corps Forwarding Depot at Norfolk, Virginia, will:

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1. This depot is responsible for the procurement, storage and issue of all classes of supplies and equipment. It is the source of supply for those activities designated in supply bulletins promulgated from time to time.

2. In accordance with instructions issued by the Quartermaster General of the Marine Corps, the Marine Corps Depot of Supplies, San Francisco, will:

a. Provide facilities and assist in the embarkation and debarkation of Fleet Marine Force units.

a. Procure, store and issue supplies and equipment.

b. Procure, store and issue supplies and equipment.

b. Maintain prescribed operating stock levels and prescribed quantities of reserve equipment and supplies.

c. Operate facilities to provide maintenance services as designated in supply bul letins.

c. Maintain prescribed operating stock levels and specified quantities of reserve equipment and supplies.

d. Operate facilities to provide maintenance services as de signated in supply bulletins.

50054 MARINE CORPS SUPPLY

ANNEX BARSTOW, CALIFORNIA

50056 MARINE CORPS SUPPLY DEPOT,

CAMP LEJEUNE

1. This annex of the Depot of Supplies, San Francisco, is located at Barstow, California. It provides that depot with a suitable site for bulk storage and field and depot maintenance facilities. The Barstow Annex is an integral part of the Marine Corps Depot of Supplies, San Francisco and is under the military command of the Commanding General of that depot. The officer in charge of this annex is designated as Commanding Officer, Marine Corps Supply Annex, Barstow, California,

1. This depot is responsible for the procurement, storage and issue, of all classes of supply required by Marine Corps activities, including units of the Fleet Marine Forces located at Camp Lejeune and such other aç. tivities as may be designated in supply bulletins.

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2. Supplies and equipment in the custody of this depot are

a portion of the over-all resources of the supply establishment and under the management control of the Quarter. master General of the Marine Corps. These

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2. In accordance with instructions issued by the Quartermaster General of the Marine Corps, the U. S. Marine Corps Forwarding Depot at Norfolk, Virginia, will:

3. When required, the bonds of commis-
sioned officers (permanent or temporary),
other than those performing functions as im-
prest fund cashiers, will be in the sum of
$10,000, and the bonds of commissioned war-
rant officers (permanent or temporary), other
than those performing functions as imprest
fund cashiers, will be in the sum of $5,000.
Individuals designated as imprest fund cash-
iers will be required to carry bond in the penal
sum of $2,000, or in an amount which is not
less than the sum which may be authorized the
imprest fund cashier in accordance with
current regulations, whichever amount is
greater. Personnel who are bonded in accord-
ance with the instructions outlined in this
part will not require additional bonds to serve
as irnprest fund cashiers.

2. Authority lection agent other papers cified duties. in his letter collection age disbursing off sign receipts, the following m

structions issued by

a. Provide facilities and assist in the ral of the Marine

embarkation and debarkation of Fleet Marine Depot of Supplies,

Force units.

b. Procure, store and issue supplies and issue supplies and

equipment.

c. Maintain prescribed operating stock d operating stock

levels and specified quantities of reserve tities of reserve

equipment and supplies.

d. Operate facilities to provide mainte- provide mainte

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50056 MARINE CORPS SUPPLY DEPOT,

CAMP LEJEUNE
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CALIFORNIA

1. This depot is responsible for the pro

curement, storage and issue, of all classes of Supplies, San of supply required by Marine Corps activities, tow, California. including units of the Fleet Marine Forces suitable site for located at Camp Lejeune and such other ac. -ot maintenance tivities as may be designated in supply bul. x is an integral letins. pot of Supplies, - the military 2. Supplies and equipment in the custody of General of that this depot are a portion of the over-all (this annex is resources of the supply establishment and ficer, Marine under the management control of the QuarterCalifornia. master General of the Marine Corps. These

4. The term "officer(s)" as used in sub-
paragraphs 1, 2, and 3 above shall be con-
strued to mean commissioned officers serv-
ing under permanent assignments or
temporary details for supply duty, and,
commissioned officers, commissioned war-
rant officers or warrant officers appointed
as officers accountable for public funds or
public property. However, it is not intended
that commissioned officers, commissioned
warrant officers, and warrant officers as-
signed to duties involving fiscal accounting
or depot stores accounting be bonded unless
they also handle public funds. Officers ac-
countable for public property solely by virtue
of their office, such as commanding officers

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50152 BONDING OF AGENT OFFICERS

a partially executed Power of Attorney, in duplicate, will be furnished the disbursing officer. The original and duplicate Power of Attorney will be legibly signed by the principal.

6. All papers required by subparagraphs 2, 3, 4, and 5 will be forwarded to the Commandant of the Marine Corps Code (CDA)

1. Post supply officers at posts where there is no disbursing officer, commanding officers of posts where there are neither disbursing nor supply officers, recruiting officers, and others who are required to advance cash for subsistence, lodging, transfers in connection with transportation, and minor repairs to motor vehicles on the road under power will secure such cash on requisition from the disbursing office of the supply department carrying the pay accounts of the post or station concerned, and will act as agents of such disbursing officers. All such officers acting as agents of disbursing officers will give bond in the sum of $2,000. Where the size of the agent's fund justifies, the disbursing officer concerned may require that the bond be increased to an amount not in excess of $10,000.

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50153 PROCEDURE FOR BONDING

1. An individual required to be bonded will submit to the Commandant of the Marine Corps (Code CDA) a request for bond application, via the disbursing officer or supply officer whom he represents, if applicable. The individual may state in his request the surety company he prefers. If no surety is selected by the applicant, the Commandant of the Marine Corps will select one of the approved corporate sureties.

50154 SURETIES

1. A bond on which the sureties are individuals must be signed by not less than two sureties, at least one of whom must qualify in a sum, over and above all exemptions, debts, and legal liabilities, not less than the full amount of the bond; if there are but two sureties, the second must also qualify in like amount; or in lieu of a second surety for the whole amount, two or more individuals will be accepted, provided the aggregate amount for which they qualify be not less than the full amount of the bond. Each surety must make affidavit stating the value of his or her property over and above all exemptions, debts, and legal liabilities. The affidavit must also contain the place of resident of the surety. In case a married woman should be offered as surety, an additional certificate will be required to the effect that such surety holds the property in her own right, and is competent under the laws of the State in which she resides to bind herself as surety in such case. The sufficiency of the sureties must be certified to by a judge or clerk of a United States court or by a United States attorney, preferably for the district in which such sureties reside. Where the sureties are individuals, an affidavit of surety on the prescirbed Treasury Department form must be submitted at the end

2. An application blank (original only) of the surety company selected and a partially executed Official Bond, in duplicate, will be furnished the applicant. The application blank must be executed in full by the applicant. A check or money order made payable to the surety, to cover payment of the first year's premium must be attached to the application blank.

of 2 years.

3. The Official Bond will be legibly signed in duplicate by the principal. Two witnesses are required as to the principal's signature; the signature and the address of each witness must be legible.

2. Under the provisions of title 6 U. S. C. 6-8, a surety or guarantee company, duly certified by the Secretary of the Treasury as having complied with the requirements of said Act, and by him authorized to do business the reunder, and having a duly appointed agent in the District of Columbia, will be accepted as sole surety on a bond. A duly qualified corporate surety company (company holding a certificate of authority from the Secretary of the Treasury as acceptable surety on Federal bonds) is preferred by the Treasury Department. However, no officer or person having the approval of any bond shall exact that it shall be furnished by a guarantee company, or by any particular guarantee company. (See 14 Comp. Gen. 618)

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3. The wife of a principal will not be accepted as surety on a bond.

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50155 COST OF BOND

1. No official bond executed by a surety company and costing more than $2.025 a thousand will be accepted by the Commandant of the Marine Corps. The executing company should be required to attach to each official bond a certificate showing the rate of premimum charged therefor. 50156 PAYMENT OF PREMIUM

1. The United States will not pay any part of the premium or other cost of furnishing

bond required by law or othe officer or employee of the U Accordingly, the premiums on be paid by the bonded individual. person, whether or not a state, miums due has been received frc company, will forward, at least to the anniversary date of his amount of such premium to his pany or agent and, at the same ti that a receipt in duplicate be fur duplicate of the receipt will be fo

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50154 SURETIES

1. A bond on which the sureties are indi. viduals must be signed by not less than two sureties, at least one of whom must qualify in a sum, over and above all exemptions, debts, and legal liabilities, not less than the full amount of the bond; if there are but two sureties, the second must also qualify in like amount; or in lieu of a second surety for the whole amount, two or more individuals will be accepted, provided the aggregate amount for which they qualify be not less that the full amount of the bond. Each surety must make affidavit stating the value of his or her property over and above all exemptions, debts, and legal liabilities. The af. fidavit must also contain the place of resider of the surety. In case a married woma should be offered as surety, an addition certificate will be required to the effect tha such surety holds the property in her ox right, and is competent under the laws e the State in which she resides to bind hersel as surety in such case. The sufficiency si the sureties must be certified to by a judr

. or clerk of a United States court or by United States attorney, preferably for the district in which such sureties reside. When the sureties are individuals, an affidars of surety on the prescirbed Treasury D4 partment form must be submitted at the es of 2 years.

al only) of a partially ate, will be ation blank pplicant. A able to the irst year's application

2. Under the provisions of title 6 U. S. 6-8, a surety or guarantee company, certified by the Secretary of the Treas as having complied with the requirements: said Act, and by him authorized to do busies the reunder, and having a duly appointed as in the District of Columbia, will be accept as sole surety on a bond. A duly quay corporate surety company (company has a certificate of authority from the Secrea of the Treasury as acceptable surety Federal bonds) is preferred by the Treas Department. However, no officer of peny having the approval of any bond shales that it shall be furnished by a guapo company,

ibly signed witnesses signature; each wit

Heputy of a ished three in his own ated on the r's official is signature ture on the gnature and vry checks, <s received nt and other

or by any particular guari company. (See 14 Comp. Gen. 618)

is also being sing officer,

3. The wife of a principal will not be cepted as surety on a bond.

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