1-1.1 This guide contains design criteria for Army officers and NCO
c l u b s , formerly referred to as open messes, and referred to below as
1-1.2 The primary purpose of this guide is to provide criteria for
d e s i g n personnel who prepare and evaluate project designs for clubs.
1-1.3 This guide also provides general guidance for installation
p e r s o n n e l and Corps of Engineers field offices in planning and
p r o g r a m m i n g project requirements.
1-1.4 In addition, it is expected that faciIity managers will find
guide useful in planning improvements or in better utilizing existing
clubs or other suitable faciIities.
1 - 1 . 5 This guide is directed toward improving early design decisions
a n d toward the development of realistic, cost-effective S paces. The
g u i d e d o e s n o t p r o v i d e d e f i n i t i v e d e s i g n s ; i t i s i n t e n d e d a s a tool to
h e l p solve problems in ways which incorporate individual l o c a I