Explanation of Columns in the Expendable/Durable Items List
Column (1) Item Number. This number is assigned to the entry in the list
and is referenced in the narrative instructions to identify the item (e.g., Use
Column (2) Level. This column identifies the lowest level of maintenance
that requires the listed item (C = Operator/Crew, O = Unit, F = Direct
Column (3) National Stock Number (NSN). This is the NSN assigned to the
item which you can use to requisition it.
Column (4) Item Name, Description, Commercial and Government Entity
Code (CAGEC), and Part Number (P/N). This column provides the other
information you need to identify the item.
Column (5) Unit of Measure (U/M). This code shows the physical
measurement or count of an item, such as gallon, dozen, gross, etc.