special markings in accordance with international
purpose of changing color unless considered necessary
for safety or security purposes by the responsible
k. When Army materiel is sold or permanently
commander. Spot painting for preservation only will be
the rule rather than the exception.
transferred from jurisdiction of DA, all Army identification
e. The style, size, and exact location of
markings will be removed or permanently obliterated
markings prescribed herein are specified in applicable
prior to such disposition.
technical bulletins in the 746 series and other DA
3-15. Responsibilities. a. Commander, US Army
technical publications. Markings may be applied in the
Forces Command (FORSCOM); Commander, US Army
form of adhesive backed markers of the prescribed
color, or may be painted on when markers are
Commanders, Major Oversea Commands; Commander,
unavailable or application must be made on canvas or
other porous surface. Nonreflective markers will be of
(USASTRATCOM); Commander, US Army Security
material conforming to MIL-M-43719, type II, class 1, and
Agency (USASA); The Surgeon General, Chief of
will conform to applicable detailed specification sheets.
Engineers, and the SAFEGUARD System Manager are
Reflective markers will be of material conforming to
Federal Specification L-S-300, Type I or II, class 3,
instructions and providing guidance to subordinate
Technical data and information will be
commands including Army Reserve.
marked in equipment in accordance with applicable DA
(2) Insuring that provisions of this
technical publications. Where appropriate, such data
regulation are accomplished.
and information will be contained on metal or plastic
b. Commander, AMC is responsible for:
plates or decals.
(1) Providing guidance to major Army
g. Red Cross -insignia, prescribed herein for
commands and other activities as requested.
Army Medical Department equipment, will consist of a
(2) Providing guidance and implementing
red cross composed of four square-shaped arms
instructions to AMC subordinate commands as related to
bordering on a center square of the same size and
procurement, repair, and overhaul activities.
superimposed on a square white field slightly larger than
3-16. Request for Waiver. Request for waiver to the
h. Equipment will not be decorated with
security (COMSEC) Equipment (FSC 5810) will be
forwarded to CDR, USACC, and for cryptological
equipment (FSC 5811) to CDR, USASA. Request for
waivers for all FSC except 5810 and 5811 will be
requirements for concealment outweigh those for
forwarded to Commander, AMC, ATTN: AMCMA-V,
recognition, all conspicuous markings may be obscured
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or removed by the authority and at the discretion of the
major organization commander present.
Oversea commanders may deviate from
this TB 43-0147 bulletin when host countries require
Table 3-2. Vessels
Set TB 746-93-4
See TB 746-93-4
Decks, walls and other walkway
Olive Drab nonslip deck covering
Compound, NSN 5610-00-782-5556
(1 gal.) MIL-D-23003 or black.
Table 3-3. Railroad Equipment
Equipment and markings
1. Locomotives, tenders, and work
Semigloss black 27038.
Exposed exterior surfaces.