From the Ground Up: Seabees build Advisor Compound to sustain US Marines advising Afghan Uniformed Police

James K. Henley, from Augusta, Ga., assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 11, swings a sledge hammer during a construction project in the Lashkar Gah district in which NMCB-11 is constructing a compound for Marine Advisor Teams who will advise Afghan Uniformed Police and prepare them for the eventual draw-down of U.S. and allied forces in Afghanistan. Homeported in Gulfport, Miss., NMCB-11 is deployed to Afghanistan to conduct general, mobility, survivability engineering operations, defensive operations, Afghan National Army partnering and detachement of units in combined/joint operations area – Afghanistan in order to enable the neutralization of the insurgency and support improved governance and stability operations.

Check Also

This Week in Seabee History (Week of April 9)

This Week in Seabee History: April 4-10

Consolidated by U.S. Navy Seabee Museum, Naval History and Heritage Command USS Marvin Shields (DE-1066) …

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.