Hammer Time in Afghanistan

April 10, 2012 | By darylsmith
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James K. Henley, from Augusta, Ga., assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 11, swings a sledge hammer during a construction project in the Lashkar Gah district in which NMCB-11 is constructing a compound for Marine Advisor Teams who will advise Afghan Uniformed Police and prepare them for the eventual draw-down of U.S. and allied forces in Afghanistan. Homeported in Gulfport, Miss., NMCB-11 is deployed to Afghanistan to conduct general, mobility, survivability engineering operations, defensive operations, Afghan National Army partnering and detachement of units in combined/joint operations area - Afghanistan in order to enable the neutralization of the insurgency and support improved governance and stability operations.
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James K. Henley, from Augusta, Ga., assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 11, swings a sledge hammer during a construction project in the Lashkar Gah district in which NMCB-11 is constructing a compound for Marine Advisor Teams who will advise Afghan Uniformed Police and prepare them for the eventual draw-down of U.S. and allied forces in Afghanistan. Homeported in Gulfport, Miss., NMCB-11 is deployed to Afghanistan to conduct general, mobility, survivability engineering operations, defensive operations, Afghan National Army partnering and detachement of units in combined/joint operations area - Afghanistan in order to enable the neutralization of the insurgency and support improved governance and stability operations.
Photo By: Petty Officer 1st Class Jonathan Carmichael
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CE3 James K. Henley, NMCB 11, swings a sledge hammer during a project in the Lashkar Gah District where the battalion constructs a compound for Marine Advisor Teams who will prepare Afghan Uniformed Police for the eventual drawdown of U.S. and allied forces in Afghanistan. Photo by MC1 Jonathan Carmichael