f. Service Outlets
e. Main Retail Stores
Outlet facilities for a variety of basic services are author-
(7) Description. The main retail store is the major non-
ized in the Construction Criteria Manual, normally as
food sales resource on the post. It comprises sales
adjuncts of the main retail store. They include the follow-
area, stock area, office space, toilets, and entrance facili-
ties, as required.
(2) Space Allocation. DOD space authorization is
Laundry, Coin Operated
The total number of married military sponsors (officers
and enlisted personnel, excluding married enlisted per-
sonnel in overseas unaccompanied areas), their depen-
dents and single officers (and in overseas commands the
authorized civilian employees and their dependents).
The number of single enlisted personnel. Married
enlisted personnel in overseas unaccompanied areas are
counted as single enlisted personnel.
The number of retired military personnel (sponsors
For detailed space authorizations and criteria for these
only) patronizing the exchange.
facilities, see DOD 4270.1-M.
The mission assigned to the military installation.
Availability of family housing on and off the
Availability of comparable commercial shopping
(3) Relationships. As the major retail focus for the post
community, the main exchange is a heavy usage genera-
tor and the Community Activity Center functions would
greatly benefit from co-location with this facility. Conve-
nient access routes to and from the main exchange
entrance past other functional spaces will provide helpful
exposure. Parking and other support facilities can be
shared. Some specific exchange functions may be inter-
mingled and consolidated with MSA and community facil-
ities, to encourage more mutual interaction and
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