4-119. STOWAGE PROCEDURES (CONT)
b. Secure each loading ramp (4) with steel strapping (item 10, table 4-1). Pass strapping (5) through ramp support
weldments and ISO container bracket mounting holes in platform deck. Make sure the ramp safety chains (6) are
c. Apply steel strapping (item 11, table 4-1) around each of four wheel chocks (7) mounted on gooseneck. Wrap
tape (item 13, table 4-1) around bungie cord hooks to secure hooks in place.
d. Apply steel strapping (item 11, table 4-1) around two spare tires (8) mounted on gooseneck.
e. Place vehicle log book, DD Form 1348 or DD Form 250, and DA Form 2258 in bag (item 1, table 4-1) and heat
seal bag. Place bag in semitrailer stowage compartment (9).
f. For Level A, prepare a 2.5-x 20-inch (7 x 50 cm) label with 0.5-inch (1.3 cm) high letters with the following
(1) Level of protection and date of processing
(2) Gross weight and outside dimensions
(3) Contractor's name or depot symbol and address
(4) When processed in accordance with manufacturer's standard practice, the statement "not processed for
storage" shall be added to the label.
g. Waterproof label by applying suitable waterproofing coating. For CONUS Level A, apply label near rear of
h. For overseas shipment, prepare a 6-x 20-inch (15 x 50 cm) address label with 0.75-inch (2 cm) high letters.
Waterproof label with suitable waterproofing coating. Apply label near rear of semitrailer platform.
i. When semitrailer has been positioned in place at the storage site or loaded onto a shipping conveyance, lower
suspension shutoff valve (10) and gooseneck isolation valve (11) in RUN position.
j. Proceed to complete preservation procedures (para. 4-117, steps f thru h) which could not be accomplished until
after final platform and gooseneck adjustments.
k. Drain all air reservoirs (para. 2-8). Apply tape (item 15, table 4-1) to gladhand connectors (12) and dummy