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Subject: REPLACEMENT OF M17A2 FIELD PROTECTIVE MASK                      

Unit: MCCDC       

Parent Organization: CMC         

Box ID: BX600038

Folder Title: FOLDER MESSAGE FILES VARIOUS SOURCES DT 171                                                     

Document Number:          2

Folder SEQ  #:         32


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         JMMEDIATE                               ZYUW RULGSGG8481 2262330
         0 14234OZ AUG 90 ZYB
         FM COMMARCORLOGBASES ALBANY GA//80//
         TO   CMC WASHINGTON DC//LRCC//
         INFO CG FMFPAC//G-4/G-3//               CG FMFLANT//G-4/G-3//
              CG I MEF//G-4/G-3//                CG III MEF//G-4/G-3//
              RUCBLFA/CG 11 MEF//G-4/G-3//       CG FIRST MEB//G-4/G-3//

                     //NO4000//
         SUBJ: REPLACEMENT OF M17A2 FIELD    PROTECTIVE MASKS FOR OPERATION
         DESERT SHIELD A
         MSGID/GENADMIN/COMMARCORLOGBASESALB/80//
         RMKS/1. V TESTING OF M17A2 GAS MASKS IN THE HANDS OF OPERATING
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         ALL FAILURES HAVE EITHER BEEN REPAIRED OR REPLACED. THESE RESULTS
         ARE CONSISTENT WITH PAST TEST EXPERIENCE.
         2.  0 TESTING OF MASKS HAS BEEN CONDUCTED FOR CONUS BASED
         UNITS SINCE 1985 IN ACCORDANCE WITH PRIORITY ESTABLISHED BY FMFPAC
         AND FMFLANT. ALL MEU'S THAT HAVE BEEN DEPLOYED SINCE 1987 HAVE
         HAD 100 TESTING. NO TESTS HAVE BEEN CONDUCTED ON MASKS HELD BY
         111 MEF OR IST MEB BY THE TEST AND EVALUATION UNIT.
         3. (S) TESTING OF I MEF AND 11 MEF DEPLOYING UNITS M17A2 MASKS
         CONTINUES. ALL FAILURES ARE BEING REPLACED BY THE TEST AND
         EVALUATION UNIT.
         4. A@ THIS COMMAND RECOMMENDS:
                  0 ONE-FOR-ONE REPLACEMENT OF XLL M17A2 MASKS HELD BY        III
         MEF AND IST MEB FORCES DEPLOYING IN SUPPORT OF OPERATION DESERT
         SHIELD. EXCHANGED MASKS WILL BE RETURNED TO MARCORLOGBASES FOR
         IROAN'AND RETURN TO STOCK.
             B.   A ONE HUNDRED PERCENT TESTING OF ALL M17A2 MASKS HELD       BY
         I MEF AND 11 MEF DEPLOYING FORCES. WHERE DEPLOYMENT SCHEDULES
         WILL NOT PERMIT TESTING, ONE-FOR-ONE EXCHANGE WILL BE PROVIDED.
 [ROAN AND
         RETURN TO STOCK.
             C. (U) MARCORLOGBASES WILL FUND FOR REPAIR OF ALL MACHINE
         FAILURES DURING ON-SITE INSPECTION AND IROAN. OPERATING FORCES
         WILL BE BILLED FOR REPLACEMENT OF VISUAL FAILURES OF THESE SAC I
         ASSETS.
         5.  V UPON APPROVAL OF RECOMMENDATIONS, THIS COMMAND PREPARED TO
         COMMENCE IMMEDIATE EXCHANGE OF III MEF AND IST MEB ASSETS AND TO
         rnNTIMIlP TrqTlMn I mFF Awn 11 MFF AqPFTq-

                                         ------------


         DECL:OADR// BT





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                            AsstSecDef       Memo28May92
                            Date//@q&        Signed
         CMC WASH DC                                                     ADV      6
         ACTION LRCC(5)                                            (U,F)
         INFO    TFK CK  (I)

                         MCN=9022S/39316   TOR=                   6/234OZ     CDSN=MAC640
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Document 8 f:/Week-38/BX600038/FOLDER MESSAGE FILES VARIOUS SOURCES DT 171/replacement of m17a2 field protective mask:1112961512462
Control Fields 17
File Room = sep96_declassified
File Cabinet = Week-38
Box ID = BX600038
Unit = MCCDC
Parent Organization = CMC
Folder Title = FOLDER MESSAGE FILES VARIOUS SOURCES DT 171
Folder Seq # = 32
Subject = REPLACEMENT OF M17A2 FIELD PROTECTIVE MASK
Document Seq # = 2
Document Date =
Scan Date =
Queued for Declassification = 01-JAN-1980
Short Term Referral = 01-JAN-1980
Long Term Referral = 01-JAN-1980
Permanent Referral = 01-JAN-1980
Non-Health Related Document = 01-JAN-1980
Declassified = 12-NOV-1996