NMCB 5 ?Bees Train for Jungle Warfare

April 29, 2015 | By Seabee Magazine
Photos by MC1 John P. Curtis, NMCB 5
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150424-N-SD120-036 OKINAWA, Japan (April 24, 2015) Builder 3rd Class Chad Davis, a Seabee assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 5, provides security for his squad while at Jungle Warfare Training Center in Okinawa. More than 60 Seabees from NMCB 5 attended the week long course taught by Marine instructors. The course is designed to prepare Marines and joint forces for the rigors of combat in a dense jungle environment. NMCB 5 is currently deployed to Japan and several countries in the Pacific area of operations conducting construction operations and humanitarian assistance projects. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class John P. Curtis/Released)
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150424-N-SD120-036 OKINAWA, Japan (April 24, 2015) Builder 3rd Class Chad Davis, a Seabee assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 5, provides security for his squad while at Jungle Warfare Training Center in Okinawa. More than 60 Seabees from NMCB 5 attended the week long course taught by Marine instructors. The course is designed to prepare Marines and joint forces for the rigors of combat in a dense jungle environment. NMCB 5 is currently deployed to Japan and several countries in the Pacific area of operations conducting construction operations and humanitarian assistance projects. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class John P. Curtis/Released)
Photo By: Mass Communication Specialist 1s
VIRIN: 150424-N-SD120-036
BU3 Chad Davis, NMCB 5, provides security for his squad while at the Jungle Warfare Training Center, Okinawa, Japan, April 24. More than 60 Seabees from NMCB 5 attended a week-long jungle warfare training course taught by Marine instructors, Jungle Warfare Training Center, Okinawa, Japan, in April. The course is designed to prepare joint forces for the rigors of combat in a dense jungle environment. NMCB 5 is currently deployed to Japan and several countries in the Pacific area of operations conducting construction operations and humanitarian assistance projects.
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VIRIN: 150429-N-XZ182-0033
BUCA Justin Keene, NMCB 5, hasty rappels down a steep cliff at the Jungle Warfare Training Center, Okinawa, Japan, April 24.
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150424-N-SD120-005 OKINAWA, Japan (April 24, 2015) Builder 3rd Class Christopher Jessen, a Seabee assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 5, hasty rappels down a steep cliff at Jungle Warfare Training Center in Okinawa. More than 60 Seabees from NMCB 5 attended the week long course taught by Marine instructors. The course is designed to prepare Marines and joint forces for the rigors of combat in a dense jungle environment. NMCB 5 is currently deployed to Japan and several countries in the Pacific area of operations conducting construction operations and humanitarian assistance projects. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class John P. Curtis/Released)
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150424-N-SD120-005 OKINAWA, Japan (April 24, 2015) Builder 3rd Class Christopher Jessen, a Seabee assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 5, hasty rappels down a steep cliff at Jungle Warfare Training Center in Okinawa. More than 60 Seabees from NMCB 5 attended the week long course taught by Marine instructors. The course is designed to prepare Marines and joint forces for the rigors of combat in a dense jungle environment. NMCB 5 is currently deployed to Japan and several countries in the Pacific area of operations conducting construction operations and humanitarian assistance projects. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class John P. Curtis/Released)
Photo By: Mass Communication Specialist 1s
VIRIN: 150424-N-SD120-005
BU3 Christopher Jessen, NMCB 5, hasty rappels down a steep cliff at the Jungle Warfare Training Center, Okinawa, Japan, April 24.
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VIRIN: 150429-N-XZ182-0034
BU3 Richard Hanna, NMCB 5, crosses a three-strand bridge at the Jungle Warfare Training Center, Okinawa, Japan, April 24.
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VIRIN: 150429-N-XZ182-0035
GMSN Andrew Cahoon, NMCB 5, crosses a three-strand bridge at the Jungle Warfare Training Center, Okinawa, Japan, April 24.
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VIRIN: 150429-N-XZ182-0036
BUCN Nicholas Cocking, NMCB 5, yells motivational chants while traversing through the mud at the Jungle Warfare Training Center, Okinawa, Japan, April 24.
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VIRIN: 150429-N-XZ182-0037
CECN April Schwertman, NMCB 5, emerges from the muddy water at the Jungle Warfare Training Center, Okinawa, Japan, April 24.
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150424-N-SD120-023 OKINAWA, Japan (April 24, 2015) Builder 2nd Class Brandon Power, a Seabee assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 5, emerges from the muddy water at the Jungle Warfare Training Center�s �pit and pond.� More than 60 Seabees from NMCB 5 attended the week long course taught by Marine instructors. The course is designed to prepare Marines and joint forces for the rigors of combat in a dense jungle environment. NMCB 5 is currently deployed to Japan and several countries in the Pacific area of operations conducting construction operations and humanitarian assistance projects. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class John P. Curtis/Released)
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150424-N-SD120-023 OKINAWA, Japan (April 24, 2015) Builder 2nd Class Brandon Power, a Seabee assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 5, emerges from the muddy water at the Jungle Warfare Training Center�s �pit and pond.� More than 60 Seabees from NMCB 5 attended the week long course taught by Marine instructors. The course is designed to prepare Marines and joint forces for the rigors of combat in a dense jungle environment. NMCB 5 is currently deployed to Japan and several countries in the Pacific area of operations conducting construction operations and humanitarian assistance projects. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class John P. Curtis/Released)
Photo By: Mass Communication Specialist 1s
VIRIN: 150424-N-SD120-023
BU2 Brandon Power, NMCB 5, emerges from the muddy water at the Jungle Warfare Training Centers pit and pond, Okinawa, Japan, April 24.
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VIRIN: 150429-N-XZ182-0038
CECA Henry File, NMCB 5, notices barbed wire while navigating through the muddy and water at the Jungle Warfare Training Centers pit and pond, Okinawa, Japan, April 24.
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150424-N-SD120-039 OKINAWA, Japan (April 24, 2015) Utilitiesman 2nd Class Elmer Agonias, a Seabee assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 5, hangs from a wire while trying to cross a stream at Jungle Warfare Training Center in Okinawa. More than 60 Seabees from NMCB 5 attended the week long course taught by Marine instructors. The course is designed to prepare Marines and joint forces for the rigors of combat in a dense jungle environment. NMCB 5 is currently deployed to Japan and several countries in the Pacific area of operations conducting construction operations and humanitarian assistance projects. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class John P. Curtis/Released)
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150424-N-SD120-039 OKINAWA, Japan (April 24, 2015) Utilitiesman 2nd Class Elmer Agonias, a Seabee assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 5, hangs from a wire while trying to cross a stream at Jungle Warfare Training Center in Okinawa. More than 60 Seabees from NMCB 5 attended the week long course taught by Marine instructors. The course is designed to prepare Marines and joint forces for the rigors of combat in a dense jungle environment. NMCB 5 is currently deployed to Japan and several countries in the Pacific area of operations conducting construction operations and humanitarian assistance projects. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class John P. Curtis/Released)
Photo By: Mass Communication Specialist 1s
VIRIN: 150424-N-SD120-039
UT2 Elmer Agonias, NMCB 5, hangs from a wire while trying to cross a stream at the Jungle Warfare Training Center, Okinawa, Japan, April 24.
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VIRIN: 150429-N-XZ182-0039
EO3 Jessie Canisalez, NMCB 5, crawls through a muddy trench at the Jungle Warfare Training Center, Okinawa, Japan, April 24.
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VIRIN: 150429-N-XZ182-0040
UT2 Elmer Agonias, NMCB 5, secures the rear of his patrol while other Seabees carry a simulated injured team member on an improvised stretcher down a steep hill at the Jungle Warfare Training Center, Okinawa, Japan, April 24.
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VIRIN: 150429-N-XZ182-0041
BU3 Abdoul Banse, NMCB 5, picks out members of his squad to carry a simulated injured Seabee through a deep trench at the Jungle Warfare Training Center, Okinawa, Japan, April 24.
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VIRIN: 150429-N-XZ182-0042
UT2 Elmer Agonias, NMCB 5, secures the rear of his patrol while the other Seabees carry a simulated injured team member on an improvised stretcher through a deep and narrow trench at the Jungle Warfare Training Center, Okinawa, Japan, April 24.
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VIRIN: 150429-N-XZ182-0043
SWCN Dominque Brown, NMCB 5, wades though a muddy creek just ahead her squad at the Jungle Warfare Training Center, Okinawa, Japan, April 24.
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150424-N-SD120-076 OKINAWA, Japan (April 24, 2015) Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 5 Seabees carry a simulated causality down a hill on an improvised stretcher at Jungle Warfare Training Center in Okinawa. More than 60 Seabees from NMCB 5 attended the week long course taught by Marine instructors. The course is designed to prepare Marines and joint forces for the rigors of combat in a dense jungle environment. NMCB 5 is currently deployed to Japan and several countries in the Pacific area of operations conducting construction operations and humanitarian assistance projects. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class John P. Curtis/Released)
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150424-N-SD120-076 OKINAWA, Japan (April 24, 2015) Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 5 Seabees carry a simulated causality down a hill on an improvised stretcher at Jungle Warfare Training Center in Okinawa. More than 60 Seabees from NMCB 5 attended the week long course taught by Marine instructors. The course is designed to prepare Marines and joint forces for the rigors of combat in a dense jungle environment. NMCB 5 is currently deployed to Japan and several countries in the Pacific area of operations conducting construction operations and humanitarian assistance projects. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class John P. Curtis/Released)
Photo By: Mass Communication Specialist 1s
VIRIN: 150424-N-SD120-076
NMCB 5 Seabees carry a simulated casualty down a hill on an improvised stretcher at the Jungle Warfare Training Center, Okinawa, Japan, April 24.
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VIRIN: 150429-N-XZ182-0044
Ens. John Parada, a civil engineering officer assigned to NMCB 5, helps carry a simulated casualty on an improvised stretcher at the Jungle Warfare Training Center, Okinawa, Japan, April 24.
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150424-N-SD120-088 OKINAWA, Japan (April 24, 2015) Construction Mechanic Constructionman Matthew Billings, a Seabee assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 5, gets the mud rinsed off of him after completing the basic Jungle Warfare Training Center in Okinawa. More than 60 Seabees from NMCB 5 attended the week long course taught by Marine instructors. The course is designed to prepare Marines and joint forces for the rigors of combat in a dense jungle environment. NMCB 5 is currently deployed to Japan and several countries in the Pacific area of operations conducting construction operations and humanitarian assistance projects. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class John P. Curtis/Released)
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150424-N-SD120-088 OKINAWA, Japan (April 24, 2015) Construction Mechanic Constructionman Matthew Billings, a Seabee assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 5, gets the mud rinsed off of him after completing the basic Jungle Warfare Training Center in Okinawa. More than 60 Seabees from NMCB 5 attended the week long course taught by Marine instructors. The course is designed to prepare Marines and joint forces for the rigors of combat in a dense jungle environment. NMCB 5 is currently deployed to Japan and several countries in the Pacific area of operations conducting construction operations and humanitarian assistance projects. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class John P. Curtis/Released)
Photo By: Mass Communication Specialist 1s
VIRIN: 150424-N-SD120-088
CUCM Matthew Billings, NMCB 5, gets the mud rinsed off after completing the basic course at Jungle Warfare Training Center, Okinawa, Japan, April 24.