Department of the Army, Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command--Use of Appropriations for Bottled Water
B-318588, Sep 29, 2009
A certifying officer of the Department of the Army has requested our decision under 31 U.S.C. 3529 on whether Army appropriations are available to pay for bottled water for Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command (command) personnel when they are working at temporary sites in Philadelphia and Savannah. Department of the Army, Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command, 841st Transportation Battalion, Memorandum for United States Government Accountability Office, Office of General Counsel, Request for Advance Decision-Use of Appropriations for Bottled Water, Aug. 7, 2009 (Request Memorandum).
We conclude that the command may purchase bottled water for use at the sites.