1 January 2005
with change 25 October 2006
1-9.3.3 The weapons group consists of the arms vault, for storage of the Tenants
weapons, and the armorer s room, for weapon distribution/return and repair.
1-9.3.4 The educational group consists of classrooms, library reading and storage
rooms, learning center, training aids storage, and communications security (COMSEC)
training and storage rooms. These areas provide instructional space for Reservists
during weekend training periods and testing areas for potential unit members.
1-9.3.5 The storage group consists of unit/individual storage areas, staging area,
supply offices, and storage spaces for janitorial, facility maintenance, flammables and
controlled waste. The unit/individual storage space is closely related to the assembly
group, which provides a training space for use of the equipment issued from the storage
1-9.3.6 Special training areas, when authorized, include such spaces as physical
training, weapons training, drafting rooms, medical wings, band areas and photo labs.
General-use conference rooms, when authorized, are included as special training
1-9.3.7 Support areas are allocated in proportion to the number of soldiers, or the
size of the other authorized spaces in the facility. They include toilets, showers, locker
rooms, vending, breakroom, and space for mechanical, electrical, and telephone
1-9.3.8 A privately-owned vehicle parking area (POV) is typically associated with the
Maintenance facilities consist of organizational
maintenance shops (OMS), direct support and general support
maintenance shops (DS/GS), area maintenance support activity
shops (AMSA), and maintenance shops of equipment
concentration sites (ECS).
These facilities may be collocated with a training
center and with each other. When collocated, the maintenance
workbays will be shared. Military equipment parking areas (MEP)
are also associated with these facilities.
1-9.4.2 OMS and DS/GS Shops are used primarily to train Reserve mechanics,
although some full-time employees may be assigned to these facilities.
1-9.4.3 AMSA and ECS maintenance facilities have the same requirements and will
both be referred to as AMSA. These shops are used primarily to service vehicles, using
a full-time staff. The bulk of maintenance work is performed in these shops.
1-9.4.4 An ECS is a large storage site with outdoor parking areas and enclosed
warehousing of military equipment, typically located at a larger Government installation.