ARMY TM 10-1670-279-23&P
AIR FORCE T.O. 13C5-27-2
NAVY NAVAIR 13-1-28
2-20. Marking and Restenciling.
This task covers:
c. Remarking and Restenciling
Brush, Stenciling, Item 2, Appendix B
43E(10) Parachute Rigger
Ink, Marking, Item 9, Appendix D
Layout on packing table or other
Marker, Felt Tip, Black, Item 11, Appendix D
Pen, Ball Point, Item 14, Appendix D
Stencilboard, Oiled, Item 19, Appendix D
Stenciling should be used whenever possible. A ball-point pen or felt tip marker should be
used only where stenciling is not possible, or when stenciling devices are not available.
However, only felt tip markers that contain parachute marking ink and marked "FOR
PARACHUTE MARKING" is authorized for use in marking airdrop items. Any type ball
point-pen using black or blue ink may be used for marking on labels only.
Original stenciled data or marking that becomes faded, illegible, obliterated, or are
removed as a result of performing a repair procedure will be remarked with a ball-point
pen, felt tip marker, or restenciled. All marking or restenciling will be done on or as near
as possible to the original location and should conform to the original lettering type and
Marking. Using marking devices such as ball-point pen or felt tip marker mark on, or as near as possible to,
original location and conform to original lettering type and size.
Restenciling. Proceed as follows:
Cut oiled stencilboard to original lettering type and size of data to be restenciled.
Place cut stencilboard over, or as near as possible to, original marking to be restenciled.
Place additional sheet of stencilboard beneath the area to be restenciled to prevent the marking ink from
penetrating to other areas.
Hold stencilboard in place and, using stenciling brush filled with parachute marking ink, restencil original
Remarking and Restenciling. Remark or restencil original stenciled data or markings that become faded, illegible,
obliterated or have been removed as a result of performing a repair procedure. Ensure all marking or restenciling is on,
or as near as possible to, the original location and conforms to the original lettering type and size.