organizational maintenance


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organizational maintenance

That maintenance that is the responsibility of and performed by a using organization on its assigned equipment. Its phases normally consist of inspecting, servicing, lubricating, and adjusting, as well as the replacing of parts, minor assemblies, and subassemblies.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
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We absolutely must re-educate leaders on how to manage organizational maintenance.
Combining the two company organizational maintenance sections and the battalion direct-support maintenance section into one platoon, the maintenance platoon was able to sustain the equipment under harsh conditions--even with the supply hub hours away by air or days away by ground through ACM country.
The three types of these tools are aviation program guides, intermediate and organizational maintenance checklists, and process observation evaluation checklists.
This is an interactive CD designed to support unit chemical military personnel on specified organizational maintenance aspects of the Fox vehicle.
The most significant conclusion drawn from the analysis is that leaders tend to prioritize organizational maintenance over political advocacy.
Maintenance Award: presented to Edward Hughes for superior management of the organizational maintenance test requirement documents that form the foundation for the development of test program sets for the A-10, C-130, F-15, and F-16 aircraft EW systems.
Under this goal, analysis is not a component of an ISD project, but an ongoing ISD organizational maintenance activity.
These actors prefer organizational maintenance to high levels of performance.
At the front lines, the first and second echelons were called organizational maintenance. These levels of maintenance were performed by the equipment operators and unit mechanics.
In this command structure the combined organizational maintenance squadron (OMS), which is equivalent to the aircraft maintenance squadron of today, was disbanded.
I experienced this situation during Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm when some Soldiers in mobilizing RC units were unable to perform organizational maintenance on their equipment.

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