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613 (d) No property may be issued to the National Guard of a State or Territory, Puerto Rico, the Canal Zone, or the District of Columbia, unless that jurisdiction makes provision, satisfactory to the Secretary concerned, for its protection and care. § 703. Purchases of supplies by States from Army or Air Force (a) Subj ect to the approval of the Secretary of the Army, any State or Territory, Puerto Rico, the Canal Zone, o^ the District of Columbia may buy from the Department of the Army, for its National Guard or the officers thereof, supplies and military publications furnished to the Army, in addition to other supplies issued to its Army National Guard. On the same basis, it may buy similar property from the Department of the Air Force. A purchase under this subsection shall be for cash, at cost plus transportation. (b) In time of actual or threatened war, the United States may requisition for military use any property bought under subsection (a). Credit for the return in kind of property so requisitioned shall be given to the State or Territory, Puerto Rico, the Canal Zone, or the District of Columbia from which it is received. (c) Proceeds of sales by the Department of the Army and the Department of the Air Force under this section shall be credited to the appropriations from which the property was purchased, shall not be covered into the Treasury, and may be used to replace property sold under this section. § 704. Accountability: relief from upon order to active duty Upon ordering any part of the Army National Guard of the United States or the Air National Guard of the United States to active duty, the President may, upon such terms as he may prescribe, relieve the State or Territory, Puerto Rico, the Canal Zone, or the District of Columbia, whichever is concerned, of accountability for property of the United States previously issued to it for the use of that part. § 705. Purchase of uniforms and equipment by officers of National Guard from Army or Air Force Officers of the Army National Guard not in Federal service may buy articles of individual clothing and equipment from the Department of the Army, under such regulations as the Secretary of the Army may prescribe. On the same basis, officers of the Air National Guard not in Federal service may buy those items from the Department of the Air Force. Purchases under this section shall be for cash, at average current costs, including overhead, as determined by the Secretary concerned. § 706. Return of arms and equipment upon relief from Federal service So far as practicable, whenever units, organizations, or members of the National Guard are returned to their National Guard status under section 325(b) of this title, arms and equipment that the Secretary concerned determines are sufficient to accomplish their peacetime mission shall be returned with them.