Encl. (1) to COMDTINST 5310.3
CONTINGENCY AND SURGE OPERATIONS
In lieu of program codes, when the duty is in support of a contingency or surge
operation, use the codes listed below PROVIDED the duty meets the definition in
paragraph 5.c of this Instruction.
Boating Safety Contingency. Principally regatta patrols or major boating
events where enforcement of boating laws is the primary requirement. e.g.,
Defense Contingency. Includes only participation in contingency
operations and exercises in support of U.S. Forces deployed or deploying
OCONUS where no statutory, peacetime mission exists. e.g., Desert Storm
Law Enforcement Contingency. LE contingencies and exercises including
patrols, joint operations with other agencies, BWI ops, drug enforcement
ops, AMIO or fisheries operations. e.g., Able Vigil, Able Manner.
Environmental Contingency. Pollution response, investigation,
contingencies and exercises. e.g., Exxon Valdez.
Aids to Navigation Contingency. An AtoN contingency such as major ice
or storm damage requiring locating and/or replacing large numbers of aids.
Buoy tender ops, ANT ops, all AtoN maintenance, servicing and record
keeping, organizational level maintenance on AtoN servicing vessels. e.g.,
Mid-West Floods D2
Port Safety and Security Contingency. Harbor patrols, security/safety zone
ops, boardings, escorts, SIV ops, organizational level maintenance on
PWBs in support of a PSS contingency. A security situation exists when
there is reason to believe a threat exists. e.g., US aircraft carrier
homecoming, a submarine launching, and a fireworks patrol.
Search & Rescue Contingency. SAR contingencies and exercises,
(hurricanes, floods, earthquakes, etc.) Sorties, watchstanding, standby for
SAR, training, routine and preventative (organizational level) maintenance
of SAR resources/assets in support of a contingency. e.g., Hurricane
Andrew Relief efforts.
Great Lakes - Summer Stock
Space Program Support
1996 Olympic Games Support