Photos by MCC Kim Martinez, NMCB 1
Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 1 Seabees participate in the final scenario of their Field Training Exercise (FTX) Operation Bearing Duel, including bridge construction. FTX tests the battalion’s readiness to deploy through a variety of realistic scenarios potientially encountered during Seabee deployments. NMCB 1 provides combatant commanders and Navy component commanders with combat ready warfighters capable of engineering, construction and limited combat engineering across the full range of military operations.
(Above) Cmdr. Chad Brooks (right), NMCB 1 Commanding Officer, promotes Lt. j.g. Sen Feng Yu to lieutenant during NMCB 1 FTX Operation Bearing Duel.