All Soldiers must be in Duty Uniform (No civilian clothing or Physical Training Uniform). The only exceptions will be Criminal Investigation Division and Military Police agents/investigators upon presentation of proper credentials.
CIF Service Requirements:
o ID Card, Orders, In-Processing Papers (DA Form 5123-1)
o ID Card,Memorandum from the Commander w/ Assumption of Command orders, state SMs MOS,Orders
o ID card, Memorandum from the Commander w/ Assumption of Command orders
What you need to bring to CIF depends on why you are turning in your gear. View what documents you need to bring below.
*It is recommended Soldiers commence clearing CIF upon receipt Military Orders (30 days from FINAL OUT DATE), but will not receive CIF Clearing stamp until installation Clearing Papers (DA Form 137-2) are received.
ETS, PCS & Retirement
ID Card, Orders, Installation Clearing Papers (DA Form 137-2)
*Soldiers leaving due to Permanent Change of Station from one installation to another will retain their issue of current gear, less ALL ballistic plates and ALL items listed below that are for retention by CIF. They may be able to use the Storefront to exchange items and clear unneeded items off of their clothing record. However, they must also follow the rules of the 30-day timeline and retain the basic issued items.
•ALL Ballistic Plates
•ALL Sleep Systems
•ALL Ballistic Vest
• ALL Ballistic Head Protection
• ALL Rifleman Sets
*Soldiers have a minimum of 30 days prior to out-processing with orders at this location to schedule turn-in appointments for Direct Exchange prior to retirement and Expiration of Term of Service (ETS) from the Army. This ensures that a fully cleared clothing record will be before departing the installation.
Disciplinary Chapters: (Requires an escort. Be at least an E-5 and above and same rank or one rank higher than the Soldier being chaptered)
§ Separation Authority Memorandum Directing Separation signed by O-3 or above, UNIT Clearing Papers (DA Form 137-1)
§ Memorandum signed by O-3 or above, UNIT Clearing Papers (DA Form 137-1)
§ Memorandum signed by IDES Chief, UNIT Clearing Papers (DA Form137-1)
OCIE without a TAG requires a Damage Statement to turn in.
· Occurs for a change in size or damaged OCIE (only)
· Unserviceable items will have a damage statement signed by the commander and Assumption of Command orders
-All Soldiers are required to commence clearing CIF upon receipt Military Orders, but will not receive CIF Clearing stamp until installation Clearing Papers (DA Form 137-2) are recieved.
-If the requirement listed UNIT Clearing Papers (DA Form 137-1), there is no requirement to return with Installation Clearing Papers (DA Form 137-2).
CIF UNIT SERVICES