General Laws

Section 103. An officer or enlisted person shall be responsible for the proper care, safekeeping and return, when so directed, of all items of military property of the United States and of the commonwealth issued to him. He shall use the same for military purposes only, and upon being discharged, transferred or otherwise separated from the military service, or upon the demand of his commanding officer, shall forthwith deliver such item or items in his possession to the commanding officer, or to any officer ordered to receive them, in good order and condition, fair wear thereof excepted.