NMCB 3 Builds Civic Relations in Tonga

Naval Mobile Construction Division (NMCB) 3’s Construction Civic Action Detail (CCAD) Tonga is working with the Tongan Defense Service to build a 710 square-meter community hall and disaster response center. The CCAD’s mission is to execute engineering civic assistance projects, conduct formal training with the host nation, and perform community relations events to help enhance shared capabilities and improve the country’s social welfare.

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Seabees from NMCB 3, work with engineers from the Tongan Defense Service to build the steel frame work of a 710 square-meter community hall and disaster response center. Photo by EA3 Debra Daco

 

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BUCN Joshua Gresh (right), works with an engineer from the Tongan Defense Service laying block for a 710 square-meter community hall and disaster response center. Photo by EA3 Debra Daco

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Tonga Defense Force Sgt. Noah Gavalea, right, works on a block line with Seabees assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 3’s Construction Civic Action Detail in Tonga. Photo by MC1 Chris Fahey

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EA3 Debra Daco, right, works with Tonga Defense Force Lance Cpl. Saili Laisolo laying block to build a 710 square-meter community hall and disaster response center. Photo by MC1 Chris Fahey

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BU2 Antonio Gonzalez, right, discusses the proper seating of a block corner with Tonga Defense Force Sgt. Noah Gavalea. Photo by MC1 Chris Fahey

 

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