Is there any policy or regultory guidance that would prevent the PM NSCMP from appointing contractor personnel supporting those operations as a Key Control Custodian?
After reviewing the following documents DoD 4140.1R, Supply Chain Materiel Management Regulations, DoD 7000.14-R, DoD Financial Management Regulations, Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR), Part 45, and DoD 5100.76, Physical Security of Sensitive Convential Arms, Amunition, and Arms, did not find anything that specifically precluded PM NSCMP from appointing contractor personnel supporting those operations as a Key Control Custodian. Experience points to this being a program/location specific issue (i.e., PM/PCO agree that the individual to be assigned has the proper qualifications/security clearance (if required) and is appointed in writing. Have provided a link to where you may find more info on this topic - Defense Acquisition Portal (DAP) - https://dap.dau.mil
, has links to lots of acquisition resources. Also, try Defense Acquisition Guidebook (DAG), https://dag.dau.mil