Aviation maintenance administrationman

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Aviation maintenance administrationman
Rating Badge AZ.jpg
Rating insignia
Issued by: United States Navy
Type Enlisted rating
Abbreviation AZ
Specialty Aviation

An aviation maintenance administrationman reviewing the evening flight plan aboard the USS Nimitz

Aviation maintenance administrationman (abbreviated as AZ) is a United States Navy occupational rating.


Aviation maintenance administrationmen perform technical, managerial, and support duties required by the Naval Aviation Maintenance Program; prepare aircraft and maintenance related correspondence; maintain directive control and custody records, control forms and reporting requirements; maintain files on departmental organization, manning, personnel TAD and transfers, and training requirements; plan, program, and coordinate scheduled and unscheduled maintenance tasks and the incorporation of changes and modifications on/to aircraft and aeronautical equipment and support equipment; coordinate squadron/activity maintenance reporting requirements and recommend changes to maintenance policies and procedures; organize, maintain and operate the Navy Aeronautical Technical Publications Library, oversee dispersed libraries, audit and train dispersed librarians; operate the Naval Aviation Logistics Command Management Information System (NALCOMIS); input, verify, and validate data pertaining to the history, operation, maintenance, configuration, receipt, and transfer of naval aircraft, related aeronautical equipment, and components installed in those equipment; maintain operations department flight data historical files and aviator data.[1]

See also


  1. “Navy enlisted manpower and personnel classifications”. Bureau of Naval Personnel. US Navy. Archived from the original on 2 February 2007. Retrieved 2007-01-11.[dead link]
  2. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aviation_Maintenance_Administrationman

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