(4) Ensuring that medical personnel examine the prisoner and all appropriate documents, to include
health record, prior to shipment. Those prisoners determined by a medical officer to be mentally unstable will
be segregated from other prisoners. A medical officer will determine whether a medical attendant should
accompany the guard. If a prisoner appears to require special medical attention en route, transfer will be
accomplished through medical channels and required guard personnel will be furnished to assure custody.
(5) Making arrangements for obtaining qualified guard personnel. When possible a female guard will
be assigned to the movement detail whenever a female prisoner is to be moved.
(6) Requiring the movement senior escort to report to the point of origin of shipment in sufficient time
to inspect adequacy of transportation equipment, guards, security plan, and preparation of prisoners.
(7) Ensuring that prisoners' clothing and equipment are serviceable and adequate, and that both guards
and prisoners are in proper dress prior to departure; that documents required to accompany prisoners on transfer
are in the possession of guard personnel; and that guards understand the penalty for allowing a prisoner to
(8) Immediately prior to departure, and in the presence of the senior escort, having prisoners and their
effects searched thoroughly for unauthorized articles.
(9) Ensuring guards are knowledgeable of their assigned duties and responsibilities. Guards will be
instructed as follows:
(a) A prisoner who cannot be controlled will be turned over to the military police or civilian police
authorities for safekeeping until assistance can be obtained.
(b) Escorting prisoners through crowds, or actions calling public attention to the status of prisoners
will be avoided.
(c) When a stopover occurs, or it becomes necessary for guards to rest, they may turn their
prisoners, records, and personal effects over to the nearest military ACS facility or military police station having
the capability to provide detention. With the concurrence of civilian police authorities concerned, guards may
place their prisoners, records, and personal effects in civilian jails for safekeeping. Payment for cost of such
confinement will be accomplished by the processing of Standard Form 1034 (Public Voucher for Purchases
Other Than Personal).
j. Disposition of Prisoner Property.
(1) Upon confinement, army prisoners OCONUS will be transported to the appropriate facility with
personal military clothing items listed in AR 70084. Civilian clothing, excess military clothing, and other
items of personal property will be retained at the prisoner's assigned unit for safekeeping.
(a) Prisoners will have possession of required military clothing items. Items of military personnel
clothing found to be in excess of initial allowances are not entered on the personal clothing record. Excesses
will be entered on a list prepared by the unit as indicated below and retained at the unit for safekeeping.
(b) Prior to an individual's departure to the confinement facility, the unit commander or his
representative will conduct a clothing inventory and inspection of all clothing in the individual's possession or
control. Upon completion of the inventory, DA Form 3078 (Personnel Clothing Request) will be adjusted to the
quantity of each item in the individual's possession.