NMCB 11 Improves Life at Camp Krutke

July 19, 2012 | By donrochon
Photos by MC1 Jonathan Carmichael
1966
Utilitiesman Constructionman Joshua E. Coote, left, from Lexington, Ky., and Utilitiesman 2nd Class Joshua P. Kondratowicz, from Pulaski, N.Y., assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 11 place a power cable in a trench that will be buried to provide power to a 10-ton heating, ventilation and air conditioning unit. Homeported in Gulfport, Miss., NMCB-11 is deployed to Afghanistan to conduct general, mobility, survivability engineering operations, defensive operations, Afghan National Army partnering and detachment of units in combined/joint operations area - Afghanistan in order to enable the neutralization of the insurgency and support improved governance and stability operations.
1966
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Utilitiesman Constructionman Joshua E. Coote, left, from Lexington, Ky., and Utilitiesman 2nd Class Joshua P. Kondratowicz, from Pulaski, N.Y., assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 11 place a power cable in a trench that will be buried to provide power to a 10-ton heating, ventilation and air conditioning unit. Homeported in Gulfport, Miss., NMCB-11 is deployed to Afghanistan to conduct general, mobility, survivability engineering operations, defensive operations, Afghan National Army partnering and detachment 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
VIRIN: 120719-N-ZZ182-1966
Seabees assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 11 detach a cable from a spool, after which the cable will be buried to provide power to a 10-ton heating, ventilation and air conditioning unit at Camp Krutke, Afghanistan. Camp Krutke, dedicated in honor of Gunners Mate 2nd Class Jared Krutke, Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 74 in January 2010, is a 21-acre camp built in Helmand Province, Afghanistan, and home to Seabee battalions deployed to Camp Leatherneck in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. GM2 Krutke was killed while performing his duties at the Seabee Armory on board Camp Covington, Guam, in March 2007.