Tradition and Heritage Promotes Seabees with “Tacking on Crows”

151201-N-SD965-092 ROTA, Spain (Dec. 1, 2015) From the right, Equipment
Operator 3rd Class Richard Hall, from Sparta, Ill., is frocked by Chief
Equipment Operator Gustavo Ramirez to third class petty officer during a
Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 1 frocking ceremony on Naval
Station Rota, Spain, Dec. 1, 2015. NMCB 1 promoted 21 Sailors to their newly
appointed petty officer ranks with a traditional “tacking on crow” ceremony
with a contemporary frocking ceremony in Rota, Spain. (U.S. Navy photo by
Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Brannon Deugan/RELEASED)

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