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Gallery: Seabees Around the World

(U.S. Navy photo by Construction Electrician Constructionman Ashley Concepcion)

Palawan, Philippines

Builder 3rd Class Justin Jones, assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 4, places reinforcement steel on the base of the latrine project. NMCB 4 is forward deployed to the pacific, ready to support major combat operations, humanitarian assistance/disaster relief operations and provide support to Navy, Marine Corps and joint operational forces. (U.S. Navy photo by Construction Electrician Constructionman Ashley Concepcion)

 

Builder 1st Class Brian Whitsitt and Builder 3rd Class Justin Jones, assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 4, prepare forms to hold concrete for the generator pad project. (U.S. Navy photo by Construction Electrician Constructionman Ashley Concepcion)

Apra Harbor, Guam

Construction Mechanic 2nd Class Robert Norton, assigned to Underwater Construction Team 2 Construction Diving Detachment ALFA (CDDA), detaches an air hose after inflating 3,000lb lift bags connected to mooring chains in Apra Harbor, Guam. CDDA is conducting the systematic removal of 10,000 feet of mooring chain left behind by the former dry dock Ex-Machinist, known locally as “Big Blue”, utilizing various underwater construction techniques. CDDA is on the 4th stop of their six-month deployment, where they are conducting inspection, maintenance, and repair of various underwater and waterfront facilities in support of the Pacific Fleet. (U.S. Navy photo by Construction Mechanic 2nd Class Ben McCallum)

 

Seabees assigned Underwater Construction Team 2 Construction Diving Detachment ALFA (CDDA), and Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 133 Detail Guam connect a winch to a section of mooring chain in Apra Harbor, Guam. (U.S. Navy photo by Construction Mechanic 2nd Class Ben McCallum)

Diego Garcia

Steelworker 3rd Class Alisha Silva, assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 4, assembles prefabricated rebar for footers for a Pre-Engineered Building at Diego Garcia, British Indian Ocean Territory, Nov. 30. NMCB 4 is forward deployed to the 7th Fleet Area of Responsibility, ready to support Major Combat Operations, Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief operations. They provide general engineering and civil support to Navy, Marine Corps and joint operational forces. Homeported out of Port Hueneme, Calif., NMCB 4 has 11 detail sites deployed throughout the United States and Western Pacific area of operations. (U.S. Navy Combat Camera photo by Information Systems Technician 1st Class Gregory L. Parker)

 

Construction Electrician 3rd Class George Oliver, assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 4, cuts rebar to construct prefabricated footers for a Pre-Engineered Building at Diego Garcia, British Indian Ocean Territory, Nov. 30. (U.S. Navy Combat Camera photo by Information Systems Technician 1st Class Gregory L. Parker)

 

Builder 3rd Class Christopher Higgins, assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 4, drilled existing concrete pad for batter boards to ensure for proper alignments of footers and pier for a Pre-Engineered Building at Diego Garcia, British Indian Ocean Territory, Nov. 30. (U.S. Navy Combat Camera photo by Information Systems Technician 1st Class Gregory L. Parker)

 

Seabees assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 4 fabricate formwork for footers intended for Satellite Hazardous Waste Accumulation Point (SHWAP) at Diego Garcia, British Indian Ocean Territory, Nov. 30. (U.S. Navy Combat Camera photo by Information Systems Technician 1st Class Gregory L. Parker)

 

Builder 3rd Class Veronica Prado, assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 4, uses a forklift to move pallets of concrete at Diego Garcia, British Indian Ocean Territory, Nov. 30. (U.S. Navy Combat Camera photo by Information Systems Technician 1st Class Gregory L. Parker)

 

Construction Electrician 1st Class Gilbert Valdriz and Builder 3rd Class Kiara Harris, assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 4, verify the correct elevation reading for the footers of a Pre-engineered Building at Diego Garcia, British Indian Ocean Territory, Dec. 1. (U.S. Navy Combat Camera photo by Information Systems Technician 1st Class Gregory L. Parker)

 

Builder 3rd Class Kiara Harris, assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 4, uses a surveyor’s level to ensure proper elevation of footer is attained before conducting a compaction test at Diego Garcia, British Indian Ocean Territory, Dec. 1. (U.S. Navy Combat Camera photo by Information Systems Technician 1st Class Gregory L. Parker)

 

Builder 3rd Class Christopher Higgins, assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 4, uses a sledge compactor to prepare for a subgrade compaction test at Diego Garcia, British Indian Ocean Territory, Dec. 1. (U.S. Navy Combat Camera photo by Information Systems Technician 1st Class Gregory L. Parker)

 

Builder 3rd Class Michael Johnson, assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 4, conducts the daily safety brief for the crew before starting construction activities at Diego Garcia, British Indian Ocean Territory, Dec. 1. (U.S. Navy Combat Camera photo by Information Systems Technician 1st Class Gregory L. Parker)

 

Navy Builder 3rd Class Kiara Harris and Builder 3rd Class Christopher Higgins, assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 4, review blueprints for a Pre-engineered Building before starting new construction activities at Diego Garcia, British Indian Ocean Territory, Dec. 1.  (U.S. Navy Combat Camera photo by Information Systems Technician 1st Class Gregory L. Parker)

 

Builder 2nd Class Christopher Moore, assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 4, welds metal on a rebar bending table at Diego Garcia, British Indian Ocean Territory, Dec. 2, 2017.  (U.S. Navy photo by Information Systems Technician 1st Class Gregory L. Parker)

 

Builder 3rd Class Veronica Prado, assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 4, inspects a forklift’s engine before starting construction activities at Diego Garcia, British Indian Ocean Territory, Dec. 2. (U.S. Navy Combat Camera photo by Information Systems Technician 1st Class Gregory L. Parker)

 

Seabees, assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 4, setting string lines to mark footer placement for a Pre-engineered Building at Diego Garcia, British Indian Ocean Territory, Dec. 2. (U.S. Navy Combat Camera photo by Information Systems Technician 1st Class Gregory L. Parker)

 

Steelworker 2nd Class Joshua Schmidt, assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 4, ensuring the correct location for batter boards for a Pre-engineered Building at Diego Garcia, British Indian Ocean Territory, Dec. 2. (U.S. Navy Combat Camera photo by Information Systems Technician 1st Class Gregory L. Parker)

Gulfport, Mississippi

Dedication of the Seabee Memorial Plaza, NCBC, Miss. on December 1, 2017 in honor of the Seabee 75th Anniversary. (U.S. Navy photo by Scott Ghiringhelli)

  

Rota, Spain

Command Master Chief Keith Lefebvre gives NMCB 133’s newest petty officers a few words of encouragement as the finish petty officer indoctrination. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class George M. Bell)

 

 

NMCB 133 got the chance to recognize making it “over the hump” with a day of sports. (Courtesy of NMCB 133)

 

NMCB 133 got the chance to recognize making it “over the hump” with a day of sports. (Courtesy of NMCB 133)

 

NMCB 133 got the chance to recognize making it “over the hump” with a day of sports. (Courtesy of NMCB 133)

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