CARE OF EQUIPMENT IN ADMINISTRATIVE STORAGE
1. Maintenance Services. After equipment has been placed in administrative storage,inspect,
service,and exercise as specified herein.
2. Inspection. Inspection will usually be visual and must consist of at least a walk around
examination of all equipment to detect any deficiencies.Inspect equipment in open storage weekly
and equipment in covered storage monthly.Inspect all equipment immediately after any severe
storm or environmental change. The following are examples of things to look for during a visual
Missing or damaged parts.
Water in compartments.
Any other readily recognizable shortcomings or deficiencies.
3. Repair During Administrative Storage. Keep equipment in an optimum state of readiness.
Accomplish the required services and repairs as quickly as possible.Whenever possible,perform all
4. Exercising. Exercise equipment in accordance with Table 4, Exercise Schedule,and the following
Equipment Major Exercise. Depreserve equipment by removing only that material restricting
exercise.Perform all BEFORE operational checks. While exercising,and when it is safe and
convenient,operate all other functional components and perform all DURING and AFTER
Scheduled Services. Scheduled services will include inspection per subparagraph b and will
be conducted in accordance with WP 0037, Unit Preventive Maintenance Checks
and Services (PMCS). Lubricate in accordance with instructions in WP 0039.
Corrective Action. Immediately take action to correct shortcomings and deficiencies noted.
Record inspection and exercise results on DA Form 2404 or DA Form 5988E. Record and
report all maintenance actions on DA Form 2407.After exercising,restore the preservation to
the original condition. Replenish lubricants used during exercising and note the amount on
DA Form 2408.