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TRANSFARS PART 5553



TRANSFARS PART 5553
FORMS

SUBPART 5553.90 – Standard USTRANSCOM Forms

5553.9001 – Sample USTRANSCOM Ordering Officer Nomination Letter

Use official letterhead and follow standard procedures for correspondence.

Date

MEMORANDUM FOR USTRANSCOM/TCAQ-{XX}
ATTN: (Contracting Officer’s Name)

FROM: NOMINATING AGENCY (Military Services/Agency)

SUBJECT: Nomination of Ordering Officer (OO), Contract Number, Title of Program

1. Recommend (grade, full name, organization/mailing address, phone number, and email address) be appointed as an OO for the (enter program/project name and contract number).

2. (Nominee’s name) possesses (years) (months) experience in this functional area and has sufficient technical knowledge of the contracted service.

3. The nominated OO will be afforded all the necessary resources by their organization to include sufficient time to accomplish ordering, along with the supplies and equipment necessary to execute the designated functions.

4. As directed by the USTRANSCOM Contracting Officer (CO), the nominated OO will complete the following training prior to/upon appointment by the CO:

Attachment:
Ethics Training Certificate

5553.9002 – Sample USTRANSCOM Ordering Officer Appointment Letter

Use official letterhead and follow standard procedures for correspondence.

Date

MEMORANDUM FOR (APPOINTED ORDERING OFFICER MILITARY SERVICES/AGENCY)
ATTN: (Name of Ordering Officer)
(Street Address)
(City, State Zip)

FROM: USTRANSCOM TCAQ-(XX)
508 Scott Drive
Scott AFB, IL 62225-5357

SUBJECT: Appointment of Ordering Officer, Title of Program, Contract Number

1. Appointment. In accordance with TRANSFARS 5501.6 you are hereby appointed as an Ordering Officer (OO) for this contract with the authority described in paragraph 2. This appointment shall remain in effect until expiration of the contract or until you are reassigned or your employment is terminated, unless sooner revoked by the USTRANSCOM Contracting Officer. This authority is not re-delegable.

2. Authority, Limitations and Requirements. Your ordering authority is only applicable to this contract and is subject to the following limitations and requirements:

3. Standards of Conduct and Contracting Action Reporting Requirements.

4. Unauthorized Commitments. An unauthorized commitment is an agreement that is not binding solely because the U.S. Government representative who made it lacked the authority to enter into that agreement on behalf of the Government. All unauthorized commitments will be processed in accordance with USTRANSCOM Instruction 63-6. Once a final decision is made by the USTRANSCOM Head of Contracting Activity (HCA), the nominating agency will be responsible for any appropriate discipline resulting from the unauthorized commitment.

5. Termination of Appointment. Your appointment may be revoked at any time by the undersigned authority or successor and shall be terminated in writing. There will be no written termination of your appointment upon expiration or termination of this contract.

6. Acknowledgement of Receipt. You are required to acknowledge receipt of this designation on the attached acknowledgment of appointment page and return it to the USTRANSCOM Contracting Officer. Your signature also serves as certification that you have read and understand the contents of DoD 5500.7-R, Federal Acquisition Regulation Subparts 3.1 and 3.2, and completed all required training. A copy of this designation shall be retained for your file.

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PRINT/SIGN NAME

Ordering Officer Acknowledgement

I hereby acknowledge my appointment as the Ordering Officer (OO) for contract {contract number} with {contractor name}.

   

NAME (Print/Type)

 

SIGNATURE

     

   

TITLE

 

DATE

     
   

RANK/GRADE

 

PHONE

Nominating Military Services/Agency Representative Endorsement

I hereby acknowledge the terms and conditions of this appointment letter.

   

NAME (Print/Type)

 

SIGNATURE

     

   

TITLE

 

DATE

     
   

RANK/GRADE

 

PHONE

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