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Seabees Around The World: May 11, 2018

(Photo by MCC Rosalie Chang)

Port Hueneme, California

Equipment Operator 2nd Class Thomas Dahlke, a Seabee with Construction Diving Detachment Charlie (CDDC), Underwater Construction Team (UCT ) 2, conducts pile driving operations utilizing the MOVAX vibratory hammer under instruction from the manufacturer technical representative in Port Hueneme, Calif. on April 18. UCT 2 is enhancing the Naval Construction Force’s port damage repair capabilities within the Naval Construction Force. (Photo by CM1 John Monahan)

 

Equipment Operator 2nd Class Thomas Dahlke, a Seabee with Construction Diving Detachment Charlie (CDDC), Underwater Construction Team (UCT ) 2, conducts pile driving operations utilizing the MOVAX vibratory hammer under instruction from the manufacturer technical representative in Port Hueneme, Calif. on April 18. (Photo by CM1 John Monahan)

 

Guam

Steelworker Constructionman Tucker Naugle, assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 11, Detachment Guam, verifies the spacing of reinforcing steel on the Explosives Ordinance Disposal, (EOD) Vehicle Storage Project, April 11. NMCB 11 is forward deployed to execute construction, humanitarian and foreign assistance, and theater security cooperation in the 7th Fleet area of operations. (Photo by CE2 Dominic Galassi)

 

Seabees, assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 11, Detachment Guam, move wooden formwork for installation on the Explosives Ordinance Disposal, (EOD) Vehicle Storage Project, April 19. (Photo by CE2 Dominic Galassi)

 

Construction Electrician 2nd Class Timothy Tittel, left, Utilitiesman 2nd Class John Hurley, and Utilitiesman 3rd Class Alexander Alejandrogarcia, right, assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 11, Detachment Guam, determine the center of balance of an Environmental Control Unit during a 48 hour mount-out exercise, May 1. (Photo by CE3 Class Binh Le)

 

Equipment Operator 2nd Class Lorisha Reece, assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 11, Detachment Guam, pressure washes the blade of a bulldozer during a 48 hour mount-out exercise, May 1. (Photo by CE3 Class Binh Le)

 

Equipment Operator 3rd Class Ricardo Richard, left, and Equipment Operator Constructionman Gage Vanatta, assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 11, Detachment Guam, inventory collateral equipment for Civil Engineering Support Equipment during a 48 hour mount-out exercise, May 1. (Photo by CE3 Class Binh Le)

 

Steelworker 3rd Class Arturo Castro, assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 11, Detachment Guam, dismantles a rebar stand into transportable pieces using an oxygen & acetylene torch, April 26. (Photo by CE3 Class Binh Le)

 

Builder 3rd Class Jade Haney, foreground, and Steelworker Constructionman Tucker Nagle, assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 11, Detachment Guam, erect formwork for a concrete wall placement, April 25. (Photo by CE2 Dominic Galassi)

 

Utilitiesman Constructionman Thomas Nagle, assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 11, Detachment Guam, verifies the correct installation of roof concrete formwork. (Photo by UT2 John Hurley)

 

Culinary Specialist 2nd Class Mao Xiong, left, and Hospital Corpsman 1st Class Fritz Batiduan assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 11, Detachment Guam, work together to secure a front end loader bucket to a pallet, April 21. (Photo by CE3 Class Binh Le)

 

Gulfport, Mississippi

Naval Construction Battalion Center (NCBC) Commanding Officer, Capt. William Whitmire, scrubs the base Seabee on the NCBC Gulfport main grinder during the 2018 Active Duty Fund Drive Annual Bee Wash in support of the Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society, April 26. This event marks the end of the drive, where the top five fund raisers nominated wash the bee in front of the entire base. (Photo by MCC Rosalie Chang)

 

The top five fund raisers nominated throughout the Naval Construction Battalion Center (NCBC) tenant commands wash the Seabee in front of the entire base on the NCBC Gulfport main grinder during the 2018 Active Duty Fund Drive Annual Bee Wash in support of the Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society, April 26. (Photo by MCC Rosalie Chang)

 

Seabees assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 133 don chemical, biological, and radiological (CBR) suits during a CBR training drill at Naval Construction Battalion Center Gulfport, May 9. NMCB 133 is training to familiarize Seabees with CBR gear in preparation for an upcoming deployment readiness certification. (Photo by MC2 George Bell)

 

Seabees assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 133 perform buddy checks during a CBR training drill at Naval Construction Battalion Center Gulfport, May 9. (Photo by MC2 George Bell)

 

Santa Teresita, Cagayan, Philippines

Seabees with Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 5 and Philippine Navy sailors with 3rd Naval Combat Engineering Battalion construct a two-room school building during Exercise Balikatan at Luga Elementary School, Santa Teresita, Cagayan, Philippines, Apr. 30, 2018. Exercise Balikatan, in its 34th iteration, is an annual U.S.-Philippine military training exercise focused on a variety of missions, including humanitarian assistance and disaster relief, counterterrorism, and other combined military operations held from May 7 to May 18. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Scott P. Smolinski)

 

Builder 1st Class Fabian Flores with Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 5 and Philippine Navy sailors with 3rd Naval Combat Engineering Battalion take measurements on a piece of wood during Exercise Balikatan at Luga Elementary School, Santa Teresita, Cagayan, Philippines, Apr. 30. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Scott P. Smolinski)

 

Construction Electrician 1st Class Darwin Garza with Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 5 and Philippine Navy sailors with 3rd Naval Combat Engineering Battalion cut a piece of wood during Exercise Balikatan at Luga Elementary School, Santa Teresita, Cagayan, Philippines, Apr. 30. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Scott P. Smolinski)

 

A Philippine Navy sailor with 3rd Naval Combat Engineering Battalion cuts a piece of wood during Exercise Balikatan at Luga Elementary School, Santa Teresita, Cagayan, Philippines, Apr. 30. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Scott P. Smolinski)

 

A Philippine Navy sailor with 3rd Naval Combat Engineering Battalion mixes concrete during Exercise Balikatan at Luga Elementary School, Santa Teresita, Cagayan, Philippines, May 6, 2018. Exercise Balikatan, in its 34th iteration, is an annual U.S.-Philippine military training exercise focused on a variety of missions, including humanitarian assistance and disaster relief, counterterrorism, and other combined military operations held from May 7 to May 18. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Kryzentia Richards)

 

Builder 3rd Class David Hamlin, attached to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 5, and a Philippine Navy sailor with 3rd Naval Combat Engineering Battalion construct parts of a roof during Exercise Balikatan at Luga Elementary School Santa Teresita, Cagayan, Philippines, May 6. (Photo by MC3 Kryzentia Richards)

 

Builder 1st Class Fabian Flores, right, attached to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 5, and a Philippine Navy sailor with 3rd Naval Combat Engineering Battalion cut a piece of wood during Exercise Balikatan at Luga Elementary School, Santa Teresita, Cagayan, Philippines, May 7. (Photo by MC3 Kryzentia Richards)

 

Seabees attached to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 5 measure and saw wood during Exercise Balikatan at Luga Elementary School, Santa Teresita, Cagayan, Philippines, May 7. (Photo by MC3 Kryzentia Richards)

 

Builder 3rd Class Stephanie Swatts, attached to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 5 hammers metal stakes into the ground during Exercise Balikatan at Luga Elementary School, Santa Teresita, Cagayan, Philippines, May 7. (Photo by MC3 Kryzentia Richards)

 

Lombok, Indonesia

Builder 2nd Class Joseph Schaefer mixes concrete alongside counterparts from the Indonesian Military at an engineering project in Lombok Island, Indonesia during Multinational Exercise Komodo, May 6. Multinational Exercise Komodo brings together navies from across the world to rehearse scenarios focused on collaborative solutions to humanitarian assistance and disaster relief and maritime domain awareness. (Photo by MC2 Class Joshua Fulton)

 

Builder Constructionman Justin Derglund levels concrete alongside counterparts from the Indonesian Military at an engineering project in Lombok Island, Indonesia during Multinational Exercise Komodo, May 6. (Photo by MC2 Class Joshua Fulton)

 

Seabees and counterparts from the Indonesian Military build a road at an engineering project in Lombok Island, Indonesia during Multinational Exercise Komodo, May 6. (Photo by MC2 Class Joshua Fulton)

 

Builder 2nd Class Joseph Schaefer mixes concrete alongside counterparts from the Indonesian Military at an engineering project in Lombok Island, Indonesia during Multinational Exercise Komodo, May 6. (Photo by MC2 Class Joshua Fulton)

 

Builder 2nd Class Joseph Schaefer mixes concrete alongside counterparts from the Indonesian Military at an engineering project in Lombok Island, Indonesia during Multinational Exercise Komodo, May 6. (Photo by MC2 Class Joshua Fulton)

 

Norfolk, Virginia

Expeditionary Combat Readiness Center’s (ECRC) Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class Xavier Kellyman from Tamarac, Fl., checks in a Seabee from Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 18, May 7. ECRC provides processing, equipping, training, certification and proactive family support to ADSW Sailors, Individual Augmentees and provisional units throughout all deployment phases in support of combatant commanders requirements, contingency operations, or national crises. (Photo by MCC James Brown)

 

Expeditionary Combat Readiness Center’s (ECRC) Processing team checks in Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 18 Sailors as they prepare to mobilize, May 7. (Photo by MCC James Brown)

 

Expeditionary Combat Readiness Centers (ECRC) staff begin in-processing Sailors from Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 18 for mobilization, May 7. (Photo by MCC James Brown)

 

Carlson, Marshall Islands

Builder 3rd Class Briana Garcia Cuevas, assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 11, Construction Civic Action Detail Marshall Islands, carries lumber to the project site to be used as support for a water catchment system, April 27. NMCB 11 is forward deployed to execute construction, humanitarian and foreign assistance, and theater security cooperation in the 7th Fleet area of operations. (Photo by BUCN Jessika Corwin)

 

Builder Constructionman Stephen Cheshire, assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 11, Construction Civic Action Detail Marshall Islands, drills a 2” x 4” kicker to a 4” x 4” post that provides structural support for the water catchment’s corrugated roof, April 27. (Photo by BUCN Jessika Corwin)

 

Builder 3rd Class Briana Garcia Cuevas, assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 11, Construction Civic Action Detail Marshall Islands, uses a hole saw to install water spigots for the water tanks, April 28. (Photo by BUCN Jessika Corwin)

 

Builder Constructionman Jessika Corwin, assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 11, Construction Civic Action Detail Marshall Islands, primes the 6” PVC pipe to glue unions for the plumbing system, April 28. (Photo by CE2 Joshua Zapien)

 

Seabees assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 11, Construction Civic Action Detail Marshall Islands take a group photo after the water catchment project is completed, April 28. (Photo by CE2 Joshua Zapien)

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