Va.; and Regional Support Group, Norfolk; to streamline Navy ship maintenance organization and operations, making the new MARMC the single point of contact for ship maintenance.
But MARMC is far from a shipyard or even a typical garage, for that matter.
MARMC can do almost any job, from lagging and sandblasting to underwater ships' husbandry, to machining a bulkhead shaft seal.
It's during this time that things shift into overdrive around MARMC, Deploying ships have priority over other jobs, and when the urgency increases, so does the unexpected work toad.
MARMC's reputation is such that when the crew sees them coming, they know they are coming to fax something.
But MARMC is not just about maintenance work aboard the ships.
As the Sailors are very aware, training goes both ways, and for MARMC Sailors, working at MARMC is a chance to better their own careers by gaining experience they won t get during a typical shore duty tour.
Shelly, lead electrician in the MARMC Pump Shop/935-L.
Today, MARMC plays an important role in making sure ships are ready to respond.