UFC 1 -300-08
30 JUNE 2004
PURPOSE. This Uniform Facilities Criteria (UFC) establishes a process to
transfer and accept real property accountability and costs for capital improvement projects
in a timely and consistent manner throughout the Department of Defense (DoD) and
between Military Services. Another purpose is to ensure the timely and consistent posting
of newly constructed and transferred facilities and their costs into the real property
database. This UFC handbook provides a consolidated reference that:
Provides the many uses of the DD Form 1354 and describes how to use it as part
of a real property inventory system,
Explains who should fill out the DD Form 1354 and when to use a draft, interim and
Provides instructions for preparing the DD Form 1354, Transfer and Acceptance of
Military Real Property,
Explains how the preparer of a completed form uses the DD Form 1354 to
document credit to the Construction-in-Progress (CIP) Account and,
Provides objective standards that, when met, allow timely acceptance of the 1354.
APPLICABILITY. This UFC guidance applies to owners of facilities on all DoD
installations and to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) and Naval Facilities
Engineering Command (NAVFAC) construction agencies that prepare DD Forms 1354.
Guidance also applies to the Air Force Civil Engineer Support Agency and the United
States Property and Fiscal Officers (USP&FO) of the National Guard Bureau (NGB) when
they are the responsible construction agent on a DoD installation. Installation customers
should use this handbook to specify requirements for the preparation of DD Forms 1354
from DoD construction agents, including USACE, NAVFAC, Army and Air Force
Exchange Service (AAFES), and the Defense Commissary Agency (DeCA). All
measurements on the 1354 should be in English measurement units since the draft DODI
4165.14 prescri bes English units.
REFERENCES. Appendix A contains a list of references used in this UFC.
TARGET AUDIENCE. The target audiences expected to use this DD Form
1354 UFC are the persons who prepare and accept DD Forms 1354 and those who enter
data from the 1354 into real property databases for military installations of all Services.
Preparers can include construction agent project managers at DoD construction agencies
such as USACE Districts/Resident/Area offices, NAVFAC Engineering Field Divisions
and Activities; installation Director of Public Works (DPW)/Facility Management Officer
(FacMgr)/Air Force Base Civil Engineer (BCE) and Director of Installations Services (DIS);
and engineer troop construction organizations. Also part of the target audience is the
installation Real Property Accountable Officer (RPAO) who accepts accountability for