NMCB 1 Readies for Deployment

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.131003-N-EP471-009_low131003-N-EP471-050_low131003-N-EP471-054_low

(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.

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