Table 3-2.-Cognizance (COG) SymbolsContinued
as circuitry and the types and arrangement of
. Expense type item: This term identifies stock
items that are financed by the Defense Business
Operating Fund, and is the same as NSA items.
l Consumable: Consumable material is material
that is consumed in normal use. Some of the examples
of these materials are paints, cleaning supplies, office
supplies, and common tools.
Material Control Codes
A Material Control code (MCC) is a single
alphabetic character assigned by the inventory manager.
It is used to segregate items into manageable groupings
(fast, medium, or slow movers) or to relate to field
activities special reporting and control requirements.
Appendix 2 of NAVSUP P-437 provides a listing of
material control codes. The MCC occupies card column
73 of the transaction detail card or MILSTRIP
Table 3-3 contains a list of MCCs commonly
encountered by the AK. You should memorize these
codes to help you in advancement examinations and in
providing customer service.
Table 3-3.-Material Control Codes