Friday Gallery: Seabees Around the World

Norfolk, Virginia

Equipment Operator 2nd Class Brandon Keith, assigned to Construction Battalion Mobile Unit (CBMU) 202, operates a bulldozer Sept. 7, onboard Naval Station Norfolk. The preparations ensure CBMU 202 is ready to respond to any requests to bolster Northern Command’s support of FEMA’s assistance to federal, state and local authorities’ ongoing relief efforts in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Travis DiPerna)
Seabees assigned to Explosive Ordnance Disposal Expeditionary Support Unit (EODESU) 2 operate forklifts, Sept. 7, onboard Naval Station Norfolk. The preparations ensure EODESU 2 is ready to respond to any requests to bolster Northern Command’s support of FEMA’s assistance to federal, state and local authorities’ ongoing relief efforts in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Travis DiPerna)
Logistics Specialist 2nd Class Levi Blank, left, and Logistics Specialist 2nd Class Harold Gonzalez, both assigned to Explosive Ordnance Disposal Expeditionary Support Unit (EODESU) 2, drive a truck loaded with equipment, Sept. 7, onboard Naval Station Norfolk. The preparations ensure EODESU 2 is ready to respond to any requests to bolster Northern Command’s support of FEMA’s assistance to federal, state and local authorities’ ongoing relief efforts in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Travis DiPerna)
Equipment Operator 3rd Class Samuel Timici, assigned to Explosive Ordnance Disposal Expeditionary Support Unit (EODESU) 2, uses a bar to loosen a strap across equipment, Sept. 7, onboard Naval Station Norfolk The preparations ensure EODESU 2 is ready to respond to any requests to bolster Northern Command’s support of FEMA’s assistance to federal, state and local authorities’ ongoing relief efforts in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Travis DiPerna)
A truck driver, assigned to Explosive Ordnance Disposal Expeditionary Support Unit (EODESU) 2, moves equipment, Sept. 7, onboard Naval Station Norfolk The preparations ensure EODESU 2 is ready to respond to any requests to bolster Northern Command’s support of FEMA’s assistance to federal, state and local authorities’ ongoing relief efforts in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Travis DiPerna)

Chief Petty Officer Pinning, Worldwide

SANTA RITA, Guam –  Chief Equipment Operator Roy Summerville, assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 133, receives his combination cover from a mentor during a chief petty officer pinning ceremony held at the Naval Base Guam Theater, Sept. 15. The ceremony marks the culmination of a year-long training process known as CPO-365, which prepares first class petty officers to answer the call to be “the chief.” (U.S. Navy photo Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Richard Miller)
OKINAWA, Japan – Chief Steelworker Andrew Meyer has chief anchors pinned on his uniform as a chief’s combination cover is placed on his head during the FY2018 Chief Petty Officers Pinning Ceremony at Kadena Air Base, Okinawa, Japan. Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Steven S. Giordano was the guest speaker for the pinning ceremony. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Michael Gomez)
OKINAWA, Japan – Chief Steelworker Ryan Sweet passes through the “sideboys” during a chief pinning ceremony at Kadena Air Base, Okinawa, Japan. The chief pinning ceremony is part of a long-standing tradition that honors and recognized the years of hard work, service and leadership of dedicated Sailors in the Navy. As part of their new responsibility, new chiefs are expected to guide their junior Sailors and uphold the legacy of the chief petty officer. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Michael Gomez)

Peurto Barrios, Guatemala

(Sept. 13, 2017) U.S. Navy Builder Constructionman Patrick Holt, right, and Steelworker 3rd Class Danny Pham, both assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 1, shovel dirt into a wheelbarrow during a sidewalk construction project, as part of Southern Partnership Station 17 (SPS 17). SPS 17 is a U.S. Navy deployment executed by U.S. Naval Forces Southern Command/U.S. 4th Fleet, focused on subject matter expert exchanges with partner nation militaries and security forces in Central and South America. (U.S. Army photo by Specialist Judge Jones)
(Sept. 13, 2017) U.S. Navy Construction Electrician Constructionman Thomas Bautz, assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 1, digs a trench with a pickax, during Southern Partnership Station 17 (SPS 17). SPS 17 is a U.S. Navy deployment executed by U.S. Naval Forces Southern Command/U.S. 4th Fleet, focused on subject matter expert exchanges with partner nation militaries and security forces in Central and South America. (U.S. Army photo by Specialist Judge Jones)
 (Sept. 13, 2017) U.S. Navy Builder 1st Class Randy Smart, assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 1, measures the depth of a sidewalk construction worksite, in preparation for pouring concrete, during Southern Partnership Station 17 (SPS 17). SPS 17 is a U.S. Navy deployment executed by U.S. Naval Forces Southern Command/U.S. 4th Fleet, focused on subject matter expert exchanges with partner nation militaries and security forces in Central and South America. (U.S. Army photo by Specialist Judge Jones)
 (Sept. 12, 2017) Builder 3rd Class Herman Sebert, assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 1, levels a straight line before concrete sidewalk construction begins at the Southern Partnership Station 17 (SPS 17) tent camp. SPS 17 is a U.S. Navy deployment executed by U.S. Naval Forces Southern Command/U.S. 4th Fleet, focused on subject matter expert exchanges with partner nation militaries and security forces in Central and South America. (U.S. Navy Combat Camera photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Brittney Cannady)
(Sept. 12, 2017) Sailors, assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 1, remove soil before laying concrete for a sidewalk at the Southern Partnership Station 17 (SPS 17) tent camp. SPS 17 is a U.S. Navy deployment executed by U.S. Naval Forces Southern Command/U.S. 4th Fleet, focused on subject matter expert exchanges with partner nation militaries and security forces in Central and South America. (U.S. Navy Combat Camera photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Brittney Cannady)
 (Sept. 11, 2017) Construction Electrician 2nd Class Ryann Meeks watches Equipment Operator 2nd Class Patrick Reiter, both assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 1, dump broken concrete segments into a truck during sidewalk removal and replacement, at the Southern Partnership Station 17 (SPS 17) base camp at Comando Naval del Caribe, a Guatemalan naval base. SPS 17 is a U.S. Navy deployment, executed by U.S. Naval Forces Southern Command/U.S. 4th Fleet, focused on subject matter expert exchanges with partner nation militaries and security forces in Central and South America. (U.S. Navy Combat Camera photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Brittney Cannady)
(Sept. 11, 2017) Sailors assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 1 remove concrete segments during sidewalk removal and replacement, at the Southern Partnership Station 17 (SPS 17) base camp at Comando Naval del Caribe, a Guatemalan naval base. SPS 17 is a U.S. Navy deployment, executed by U.S. Naval Forces Southern Command/U.S. 4th Fleet, focused on subject matter expert exchanges with partner nation militaries and security forces in Central and South America. (U.S. Navy Combat Camera photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Brittney Cannady)
 (Sept. 11, 2017) Construction Electrician 2nd Class Ryann Meeks, right, provides backhoe direction for Equipment Operator 2nd Class Patrick Reiter, both assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 1, during concrete sidewalk removal and replacement, at the Southern Partnership Station 17 (SPS 17) base camp at Comando Naval del Caribe, a Guatemalan naval base. SPS 17 is a U.S. Navy deployment, executed by U.S. Naval Forces Southern Command/U.S. 4th Fleet, focused on subject matter expert exchanges with partner nation militaries and security forces in Central and South America. (U.S. Navy Combat Camera photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Brittney Cannady)
(Sept. 11, 2017) U.S. Navy Builder 3rd Class Herman Sebert, left, holds lumber in place while Builder Constructionman Rosa Gomez, both assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 1, makes cuts to build camp trashcans during Southern Partnership Station 17. SPS 17 is a U.S. Navy deployment, executed by U.S. Naval Forces Southern Command/U.S. 4th Fleet, focused on subject matter expert exchanges with partner nation militaries and security forces in Central and South America. (U.S. Army photo by Specialist Judge Jones)
(Sept. 12, 2017) Builder 3rd Class Herman Sebert, assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 1, inserts rebar into the ground for a concrete sidewalk at the Southern Partnership Station 17 (SPS 17) tent camp. SPS 17 is a U.S. Navy deployment executed by U.S. Naval Forces Southern Command/U.S. 4th Fleet, focused on subject matter expert exchanges with partner nation militaries and security forces in Central and South America. (U.S. Navy Combat Camera photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Brittney Cannady)

Gulfport, Mississippi

7th Naval Construction Regiment Seabees await training in a gassed environment during Chemical, Biological, and Radiation (CBR) Warfare training at NCBC Gulfport Miss. (U.S. Navy photo by PSSN Kitara Byerly)
7th Naval Construction Regiment Seabees execute Chemical, Biological, and Radiation (CBR) Warfare training at NCBC Gulfport Miss. (U.S. Navy photo by PSSN Kitara Byerly)

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