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Report of Survey Officer Brief

Where to begin, Selection Process, Responsibilities, Timeline, Extensions, Actions After Making Recommendations, References

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Report of Survey Officer
Where to BEGIN Briefing

Outline

Where to begin

Selection Process

Responsibilities

Timeline

Extensions

Actions After Making Recommendations

References

Where to Begin

Familiarize yourself with the report of survey process (on the G-4 webpage) by,

-1 View "Where to BEGIN Briefing" for first time ROS

-2 Review THE REPORT OF SURVEY OFFICER'S

Quick Reference Guide

-3 Review Top Ten Most ROS Mistakes (G-4 webpage)

-4 Refer to AR 735-5, Ch 13 (hit hyperlink on G4 webpage)

-5 Refer to DA Pam 735-5 (hit hyperlink on G4 webpage)

Selection Process

Appointed by the Approving Authority (Commander in the grade of COLONEL or above)

Senior in grade to the individual(s) named in the report of survey subject to potential financial liability

Commissioned or Warrant officer; NCO in the grade of SFC or above; civilian employee GS-7 or above

Responsibilities

Receive a briefing from Bde S-4 or appointing authority prior to starting this investigation

Conduct a fair, impartial and thorough investigation concerning loss of government property

Make recommendations based on your investigation to assist the approving official in making the final decision

Decision can be to relieve all concerned or to assess financial liability

Timeline

Unless the approving authority specifies a shorter time, a survey officer has

75 CALENDAR DAYS

to

Complete the Investigation

Reference: AR 735-5, Figure 13-1

Extensions

Will be requested in writing.

Explain why there is a delay.

Attached extension request and approval to the report of survey as an exhibit.

Request for extension does not mean the extension is granted

Actions After Making Recommendations

If financial liability is not assessed:

return the completed survey to the S-4.

If financial liability is assessed:

Notify service member.

If a rebuttal is received, amend report of survey if necessary.

forward to the Battalion S-4.

If a rebuttal is not received in the correct timeframe, forward survey to the Battalion S-4

References

AR 735-5 Policies and Procedures for Property Accountability

DA PAM 735-5 Survey Officer's Guide

Report of Survey Officer
Briefing