Is the USCG in any way obligated to follow the MSM?

[QUOTE=KPEngineer;78678]The biggest problem I have with the NMC is the training of the evaluators.[/QUOTE]

My biggest problem is when I get one trained they often quit. Then I have to train one all over again.

Thanks for all the responses and info gentlemen. I ended up with the upgrade I asked for, by quoting the MSM.