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Seabees Around The World: June 8, 2018

(Photo by BUCN Bethann Crotchett)

Apra Harbor, Guam

Equipment Operator 3rd Class Adam Porras, from Las Cruces New Mexico, attached to Underwater Construction Team (UCT) 2 checks a surface supply dive helmet for leaks during dive operations in Apra Harbor, Guam June 6, 2018. UCT-2 specializes in the construction, inspection, maintenance, and repair of underwater and waterfront facilities in support of the Pacific Fleet. (Photo by MC3 Kryzentia Richards)

 

Construction Mechanic 2nd Class Andersen Gardner, from Fairport New York, attached to Underwater Construction Team (UCT) 2 performs dive operations in Apra Harbor, Guam June 6, 2018. (Photo by MC3 Kryzentia Richards)

 

Equipment Operator 3rd Class Adam Porras, from Las Cruces New Mexico, attached to Underwater Construction Team (UCT) 2 checks a surface supply dive helmet for leaks during dive operations in Apra Harbor, Guam June 6, 2018. (Photo by MC3 Kryzentia Richards)

 

Konotop Barracks, Poland

Soldiers from the 616th Engineers Utilities Detachment, Illinois National Guard, Milan, Ill., and Seabees from Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 11, Gulfport, Mississippi, work together June 2, 2018, to dig the foundation for a cinder block building the two units are building together in Konotop Barracks, Poland. Both are in here for Resolute Castle, a long-standing U.S. Army Europe-led cooperative training exercise designed to enhance interoperability among allies and regional partners. (Photo by Staff Sgt. Tegan Kucera)

 

Palawan, Philippines

Construction Electrician 3rd Class Ericka Shaw and Builder Constructionman Apprentice Khadjiah Boothe, assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 5, remove formwork after the concrete has cured. Formwork is kept on vertical structures for several days to ensure the concrete has gathered the compressive strength necessary to support overhead loads, May 21. (Photo by BUCN Bethann Crotchett)

 

Builder 3rd Class Jorowen Vinluan, assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 5, tries to keep his liberty coupons dry after re-enlisting, May 5. (Photo by BUCN Bethann Crotchett)

 

Construction Electrician Constructionman Isaiah Bacon, assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 5, ties pieces of reinforced steel with tie wire. The reinforced steel will be used to add tensile strength to concrete after being placed, May 7. (Photo by BUCN Bethann Crotchett)

 

Koror, Palau

Utilitiesman 2nd Class Richard Johnson, assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB 5), cleans a sink drain using a plumbing snake, May 23. NMCB-5 is forward deployed to execute construction, humanitarian and foreign assistance, and theater security cooperation support of United States Pacific Command. (Photo by SWCN Emily Belvin)

 

Constructionman Nathan Duke, assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 5, uses a circular saw to cut plywood for laminated joists. The joists will replace old ones to better enhance the upstairs flooring, May 11. (Photo by SWCN Emily Belvin)

 

Dili, Timor-Leste

Builder 2nd Class Samantha Davis, assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 5, is ensuring proper placement of construction masonary units (CMU). The CMU wall is for a two room school to help facilitate the education of 1,800 local students, May 11. NMCB-5 is forward deployed to execute construction, humanitarian and foreign assistance, and theater security cooperation in support of United States Pacific Command. (Photo by BU3 Nathan Kent)

 

Diego Garcia

Builder 3rd Class Kyle Herrmann, assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 5, screeds freshly placed concrete to smooth and level the concrete placement, May 15. NMCB-5 is forward deployed to execute construction, humanitarian and foreign assistance, and theater security cooperation support of United States Pacific Command. (Photo by BU1 Lance Aldrich)

 

Virginia Beach, Virginia

Capt. Lee Rae Won, Chief of Civil Engineers of the Republic of Korea, shakes hands with Construction Battalion Maintenance Unit 202 Seabees and Sailors while touring the unit on Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Fort Story, June 7. (Photo by MC3 Lisa Reese)

 

Builder 1st Class Dawid Domagala of Construction Battalion Maintenance Unit 202, from Wesley Chapel, Florida, explains to Capt. Lee Rae Won, Chief of Civil Engineers, Republic of Korea Navy, the various roles of U.S. Navy Seabees during a unit tour at Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Fort Story, June 7. (Photo by MC3 Lisa Reese)

 

Capt. Lee Rae Won, Chief of Civil Engineers, Republic of Korea Navy (center) poses with engineers from the Republic of Korea Navy and Construction Battalion Maintenance Unit 202 Sailors on Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Fort Story, June 7. (Photo by MC3 Lisa Reese)

 

Okinawa, Japan

Steelworker Constructionman Elijah Faraladanskdoyle, assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 5, welds a metal patch for the restoration of cavities in Del’s bee, May 17. Del’s bee is a true piece of Seabee history and has been in Okinawa for more than 45 years. Del’s bee represents every rate in the Seabee community, the seven rates of the Seabees proudly displayed on his arms give testament to our fighting Seabees. NMCB-5 is the forward deployed Pacific NMCB ready to support major combat operations and humanitarian assistance/disaster relief operations and to provide general engineering and civil support to Navy, Marine Corps and joint operational forces.

 

Steelworker Constructionman Elijah Faraladanskdoyle, assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 5, secures Del’s bee with ratcheting strap for bee refurbishment, May 1. (Photo by ITSA Deanna Velasquez)

 

Gulfport, Mississippi

Seabees assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 1 remove debris from a crater during an airfield damage repair exercise at Naval Construction Battalion Center (NCBC) Gulfport, Miss., June 7. The Seabees used concrete saws to cut out sections of a simulated, damaged runway for removal so that it could be repaired with fresh material to make it serviceable. Seabees deploy to numerous locations throughout the world to build and maintain structures and facilities in support of various U.S. military operations. (Photo by Ryan Labadens)

 

Seabees assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 1 remove debris from a crater during an airfield damage repair exercise at Naval Construction Battalion Center (NCBC) Gulfport, Miss., June 7. (Photo by Ryan Labadens)

 

Seabees assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 1 conduct crater repairs during an airfield damage repair exercise at Naval Construction Battalion Center (NCBC) Gulfport, Miss., June 7. (Photo by Ryan Labadens)

 

Seabees assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 1 remove debris from a crater during an airfield damage repair exercise at Naval Construction Battalion Center (NCBC) Gulfport, Miss., June 7. (Photo by Ryan Labadens)

 

Seabees assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 1 remove debris from a crater during an airfield damage repair exercise at Naval Construction Battalion Center (NCBC) Gulfport, Miss., June 7. (Photo by Ryan Labadens)

 

A Seabee assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 1 uses a hand saw to cut into the concrete around a crater during an airfield damage repair exercise at Naval Construction Battalion Center (NCBC) Gulfport, Miss., June 7. (Photo by Ryan Labadens)

 

Colorado Springs, Colorado

Retired Construction Electrician 2nd Class Alan Thomas celebrates his silver-medal win in the powerlifting competition during the 2018 Department of Defense Warrior Games at the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo. Team Navy is comprised of athletes from Navy Wounded Warrior-Safe Harbor, the Navy’s sole organization for coordinating the non-medical care of seriously wounded, ill and injured Sailors and Coast Guardsmen, providing resources and support to their families, June 5. (Photo by MC3 Morgan Nall)

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