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Naval Mobile Construction Battalion Three in Timor-Leste

Photos by EA2 Lucas Ferguson

Seabees from Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 3’s Construction Civic Action Detail (CCAD) deployed to Timor-Leste to execute humanitarian assistance construction projects throughout the nation. The projects were aimed at improving the quality of life and health of the residents within the growing nation, and developing enduring relationships with the government, military, and people of the country.

Utilitiesman Constructionman Samuel Male, attached to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 3, uses a chainsaw to remove a tree stump in preparation for constructing a waiting area at a local Hospital, Bairo Pite Clinic, to benefit locals of Timor-Leste and to strengthen the relationship between Timor-Leste and the United States. Photo by Engineering Aide 2nd Class Lucas Ferguson.

 

Utilitiesman Constructionman Samuel Male of Saratoga Springs, New York, attached to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 3, installs a gutter system for an awning at the Bairo Pite Medical Clinic in Timor-Leste. The awning is part of a waiting area being constructed by Seabees of NMCB 3. Locals and volunteers at the clinic greatly appreciate the services and as a result strengthens the relationship between Timor-Leste and the United States. Photo by Engineering Aide 2nd Class Lucas Ferguson.

 

 

Builder 3rd Class James Murray of Batavia, New York, assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 3, cuts plywood with a circular saw to be made into forms for steps. The steps are part of a waiting area that Seabees are constructing at the Bairo Pite Medical Clinic and as a result strengthens the relationship between the United States and Timor-Leste. Photo by Engineering Aide 2nd Class Lucas Ferguson.

 

Builder 3rd Class James Murray of Batavia, New York, left, and Builder 3rd Class Randall Farmer of Middletown, Indiana, right, ensure that a post for an awning is the correct height. Both Seabees are assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 3. The Awning being erected will be part of a waiting area at the Bairo Pite Medical Clinic in Timor-Leste. The construction of the waiting area will help improve relations between the United States and Timor-Leste. Photo by Engineering Aide 2nd Class Lucas Ferguson.

 

Builder 3rd Class James Murray, attached to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 3, cuts rebar for use as dowels. The dowels will be used to construct a partition wall for a waiting area at a local hospital, Bairo Pite Clinic, to benefit the Timorese locals and strengthen United States Timor-Leste relations. Photo by Engineering Aide 2nd Class Lucas Ferguson.

 

Builder 3rd Class James Murray removes rubble and dirt from a drainage ditch as locals observe the construction. Seabees are constructing a waiting area at a local Hospital, Bairo Pite Clinic, to benefit the locals of Timor-Leste and strengthen Timor-Leste American relations. Photo by Engineering Aide 2nd Class Lucas Ferguson.

 

Builder 3rd Class James Murray, attached to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 3, removes rubble and dirt from a drainage ditch as locals observe the construction. Seabees are constructing a waiting area at a local Hospital, Bairo Pite Clinic, to benefit the locals of Timor-Leste and strengthen Timor-Leste American relations. Photo by Engineering Aide 2nd Class Lucas Ferguson.

 

Builder 2nd Class Michael Vandevender, attached to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 3, applies slurry to a CMU partition wall. The wall is part of a waiting area that Seabees are constructing for a local hospital, Bairo Pite Clinic to benefit the Timorese locals and strengthen United States Timor-Leste relations. Photo by Engineering Aide 2nd Class Lucas Ferguson.

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