should provide as much detail as possible including drawings, photographs, references and
possible sources of supply. Requests for major maintenance repairs shall also include how
damage occurred, detailed cost estimate on materials and labor, and recommendations on how
to prevent similar casualities in the future if applicable. Equipment cleaning and reapir due to
oil spill response shall be funded by the oil pollution fund or responsible party as appropriate.
Beginning in FY94, routine preventative and corrective maintenance and spare parts will be
funded by the NSFCC with AFC-30 funds under a national maintenance contract.
a. INITIAL ACTION BY COMMANDING OFFICER NSFCC. Commanding Officer
NSFCC will, upon receipt, comment and provide recommendations to Commandant (G-
ECV-3) withing 45 days of receipt. When using these procedures for equipment procured
at the Strike Team level, a MEPALT serial number may be assigned by NSFCC for their
own use which shall commence with "NSF _ _ _ _ _". This is to ensure that there is no
confusion with the 5 digit Headquarters MEPALT serial numbers. Commanding Officer
NSFCC shall fund MEPALTS which they approve for equipment procured at the Strike
b. ACTION TAKEN BY THE COMMANDANT (G-ECV-3). Commandant (G-ECV-3) will
provide the research, engineering, design, implementation, and funding for the approved
MEPALT. If a prototype evaluation is required, Commandant (G-ECV-3) will coordinate
with Commanding Officer NSFCC and the national maintenance contractor or
Commanding Officer USCG Researcy and Development Center to develop and test a
prototype. Commandant (G-ECV-3) will be the approving authority on all major
maintenance repair requests chargeable to AFC-43 funds when available. Commandant (G-
MEP) and Commanding Officer NSFCC will receive information copies of all approved
c. ACTION TAKEN BY THE FIELD. The Strike Team Commanding Officers and District
Commanders (m) are responsible for implementing MEPALTS to ensure that proper
maintenance and standardization of MEP equipement under their control is completed.
When the corrective action is completed a copy of the original MEPALT form, enclosure
(2), shall be signed and returned to Commandant (G-ECV-3) with a copy to NSFCC and
Commandant (G-MEP). Field units shall maintain a file of all pending and completed
MEPALTS for equipment under their control.