LANTNAVFACENGCOM A&E GUIDE
DEFINITIONS AND GENERAL GUIDANCE
A&E: An architectural firm, an engineering firm, or an architectural and
engineering firm engaged for design services.
Appendix A: The document that defines the A&E's detailed scope of work to
include amount of construction funds available, activity points of contact, schedules for
Architect or Engineer in Charge (AIC/EIC) The individual within
LANTNAVFACENGCOM who is designated as the point of contact on technical
CAD: Computer Aided Drafting
CMC: Commandant Marine Corps
CNO: Chief of Naval Operations
COE: Corps of Engineers
COMNAVMEDCOM: Commander, Naval Medical Command
Contract Specialist (CS): The individual within the Contracts Office who is
responsible to ensure that regulations, laws and procedures are complied with in the
award of a contract.
Contracting Officer: The Commander, Atlantic Division, Naval Facilities
Engineering Command or the Commander's designee. Only Contracting Officers are
authorized to enter into, modify and/or terminate contracts, issue final decisions on
contract disputes, and assign responsibility for conducting negotiations.
Design Division: That department within LANTNAVFACENGCOM
responsible for technical review and coordination of all A&E construction contract
DMFO: Defense Medical Facilities Officer (DOD Medical Projects)
DOD: Department of Defense