The Material Office will exercise responsibility and supervision over the procurement of materials including stationary, forms, manuals, texts, U.S. Government postage, and PE course material for distribution to Division officers and will keep all the SO's informed of developments in this area. The DSO-MA will keep close liaison with the SO-MA's and will coordinate and cooperate with all SO's in order to keep them supplied with the items necessary for the performance of their duties. He or she will maintain and disseminate, as required, listings on supplies and prices thereof, sources available, and information on procurement. The DSO-MA will advise all members of any changes or updates to all publications and forms, and will order material from the ANSC as required.

News and reports are communication with members within the unit, unit leaders, and the next level of responsibility.