BeeCam: NMCB-4 Builds a Medical Dispensary in Pohnpei

Photos by MC2 Jasen MorenoGarcia, Commander Task Force 75

Seabees assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 4, Construction Civic Action Detail, Federated States of Micronesia (CCAD FSM) are building the new Nan U Medical Dispensary in Phonpei, FSM. The United States has been sending CCAD Teams to the FSM for decades to continue strengthening the enduring friendship and lasting partnership between the two countries. NMCB-4, provides expeditionary construction and engineering capabilities that includes maintenance and operation of expeditionary bases and facilities, tactical sustainment bridging, humanitarian assistance through construction civic action details and civic action teams and theater disaster response capabilities in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations.

Seabees assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 4, Construction Civic Action Detail, Federated States of Micronesia (CCAD FSM), excavate soil for concrete footers during the construction of the new Nan U Medical Dispensary in Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia, May 7. (Photo by MC2 Jasen Moreno-Garcia)

 

Local children observe Seabees assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 4, Construction Civic Action Detail, Federated States of Micronesia (CCAD FSM), excavate soil for concrete footers during the construction of the new Nan U Medical Dispensary in Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia, May 7. (Photo by MC2 Jasen Moreno-Garcia)

 

Seabees assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 4, Construction Civic Action Detail, Federated States of Micronesia (CCAD FSM), dig and compact soil for a footer during the construction of the new Nan U Medical Dispensary in Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia, May 7. (Photo by MC2 Jasen Moreno-Garcia)

 

Utilitiesman 2nd Class Robert Douglas, from Snohomish, Washington, assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 4, Construction Civic Action Detail, Federated States of Micronesia (CCAD FSM), uses a sludge hammer to break rocks embedded in the soil during the construction of the new Nan U Medical Dispensary in Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia, May 7. (Photo by MC2 Jasen Moreno-Garcia)

 

Construction Electrician 3rd Class Robert Holmes, from O’Fallon, Illinois, assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 4, Construction Civic Action Detail, Federated States of Micronesia (CCAD FSM), digs soil for a footer during the construction of the new Nan U Medical Dispensary in Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia, May 7. (Photo by MC2 Jasen Moreno-Garcia)

 

Builder 3rd Class Christopher Milner, from Porterville, California, assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 4, Construction Civic Action Detail, Federated States of Micronesia (CCAD FSM), build formwork to support an upcoming concrete placement for grade beams during the construction of the new Nan U Medical Dispensary in Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia, May 7. (Photo by MC2 Jasen Moreno-Garcia)

 

Builder 3rd Class Dustin Coleman, from Ore City, Texas, assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 4, Construction Civic Action Detail, Federated States of Micronesia (CCAD FSM), digs soil for a concrete footer during the construction of the new Nan U Medical Dispensary in Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia, May 7. (Photo by MC2 Jasen Moreno-Garcia)

 

Equipment Operator 3rd Class Lindsay Herb, form Windsor, Pennsylvania, assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 4, Construction Civic Action Detail, Federated States of Micronesia (CCAD FSM), operates an excavator to remove soil for the underground footings during the construction of the new Nan U Medical Dispensary in Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia, May 7. (Photo by MC2 Jasen Moreno-Garcia)

 

Seabees assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 4, Construction Civic Action Detail, Federated States of Micronesia (CCAD FSM), build formwork to support an upcoming concrete placement for grade beams during the construction of the new Nan U Medical Dispensary in Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia, May 7. (Photo by MC2 Jasen Moreno-Garcia)

 

Builder 3rd Class Ne’John Jones, from Washington, D.C., assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 4, Construction Civic Action Detail, Federated States of Micronesia (CCAD FSM), takes measurements of lumber during the construction of the new Nan U Medical Dispensary in Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia, May 7. (Photo by MC2 Jasen Moreno-Garcia)

 

Builder 3rd Class Christopher Milner (left) and Builder 3rd Class Ne’John Jones (right), assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 4, build formwork to support an upcoming concrete placement for grade beams during the construction of the new Nan U Medical Dispensary in Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia, May 7. (Photo by MC2 Jasen Moreno-Garcia)

 

Construction Mechanic Constructionman Langley Brimm (foreground) and Steelworker Constructionman Apprentice Lawrence Evanslarkin, assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 4, Construction Civic Action Detail, Federated States of Micronesia (CCAD FSM), bend rebar during the construction of the new Nan U Medical Dispensary in Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia, May 7. (Photo by MC2 Jasen Moreno-Garcia)

 

Equipment Operator Constructionman Ashley Chamberlin, from Mystic, Connecticut, assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 4, Construction Civic Action Detail, Federated States of Micronesia (CCAD FSM), prepares to cut wires that will be use to build rebar cages during the construction of the new Nan U Medical Dispensary in Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia, May 7. (Photo by MC2 Jasen Moreno-Garcia)

 

Steelworker 3rd Class Melessa Smoke, from Millbrook, Alabama, assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 4, Construction Civic Action Detail, Federated States of Micronesia (CCAD FSM), ties together rebar cages during the construction of the new Nan U Medical Dispensary in Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia, May 7. (Photo by MC2 Jasen Moreno-Garcia)

 

Seabees assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 4, Construction Civic Action Detail, Federated States of Micronesia (CCAD FSM), mark boundary lines prior to excavation for footers during the construction of the new Nan U Medical Dispensary in Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia, May 7. (Photo by MC2 Jasen Moreno-Garcia)