Do not let your maintenance area become the ALFA Company junk yard. Unneeded materials and CESE that have no further use, worn-out CESE components, batteries, tires, and so on, are to be turned in to the Defense Reutilization and Marketing Office (DRMO) to "clean house." Contact your supply officer and local DRMO for proper turn-in procedures.
Disposition instructions for CESE assigned to an NMCB come from COMCBPAC Equipment Office in Port Hueneme, California, or COMCBLANT DET, Gulfport, Mississippi. Only upon receipt of these instructions may disposal be initiated.
A. Follow the procedures outlined in the disposal letter/message.
B. Remove all unit decals and stencils from the equipment.
C. On or before the predetermined date in the disposal letter/message, using a DoD Form 1348-1 as a turn-in document, deliver the equipment, its attachments, and its history jacket to the nearest DRMO. (List on the 1348-1 all attachments accompanying the unit to DRMO.)
Unless otherwise directed, all collateral equipage and attachments assigned to that particular unit will accompany the unit to DRMO.
D. Upon completion of action, forward a copy of the disposal letter/message with a copy of the signed DD Form 1348-1 turn-in document as an enclosure to COMCBPAC Equipment
E. Office or COMCBLANT DET within 15 days of disposal action. Adjust your CESE inventory records, status boards, DTO files, DTO room, and so forth. Notify supply and the dispatch supervisor of your actions.
Disposal letters/messages are not blanket cannibalization authority. If your shop needs parts from a piece of CESE going to DRMO, request authority from COMCBPAC Equipment Office or COM- CBLANT DET to remove such parts.
Hazardous materials have special turn-in procedures. For instance, batteries must be drained of all electrolyte before turn-in. The electrolyte is turned in separately in a separate container. Both items, electrolyte and batteries, are to be palletized and marked "HAZARDOUS" before turn-in. If in doubt of any hazardous material turn-in procedures, contact your local DRMO office.
Naval Construction Force Equipment Management Manual, NAVFAC P-404, Naval Facilities Engineering Command, Washington, D.C., 1988.
Naval Construction Force Manual, NAVFAC P-3 15, Naval Facilities Engineering Command, Washington, D.C., 1985.
U.S. Naval Construction Force Embarkation Manual, COMCBPAC/COMCBLANTINST 3120.1, 1988.
U.S. Naval Construction Force Equipment Management Manual, COMCBPAC/COM- CBLANTINST 11200.1D, 1988.Continue Reading