NMCB 4 Prepares for Deployment with Water Well Training

Sept. 22, 2015 | By Seabee Magazine
Submitted by MCC (SW/AW) Lowell Whitman, 30th NCR Public Affairs, NCG 1
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150818-HD670-023 FORT HUNTER LIGGETT, Calif. (August 18, 2015) – Equipment Operator 3rd Class Cyril Conanan and Construction Mechanic 3rd Class Tucker Lowell, both assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 4, repair a mud pump on a drilling rig during water well training. The goal of the training is to drill a well at 600ft in order to produce 45 gallons per minute utilizing three, six-man crews to cover around the clock operation. NMCB 4 is currently homeported in Port Hueneme, Calif., in a training cycle in preparation for their upcoming 2016 deployment. (U.S. Navy photo by Utilitiesman 3rd Class Stephen Sisler/Released)
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150818-HD670-023 FORT HUNTER LIGGETT, Calif. (August 18, 2015) – Equipment Operator 3rd Class Cyril Conanan and Construction Mechanic 3rd Class Tucker Lowell, both assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 4, repair a mud pump on a drilling rig during water well training. The goal of the training is to drill a well at 600ft in order to produce 45 gallons per minute utilizing three, six-man crews to cover around the clock operation. NMCB 4 is currently homeported in Port Hueneme, Calif., in a training cycle in preparation for their upcoming 2016 deployment. (U.S. Navy photo by Utilitiesman 3rd Class Stephen Sisler/Released)
VIRIN: 150818-N-HD670-023
EO3 Cyril Conanan and CM3 Tucker Lowell, NMCB 4, repair a mud pump on a drilling rig during water well training, Fort Hunter Liggett, Calif. (Photo by UT3 Stephen Sisler/150818-HD670-023) Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 4 completed water well training at Fort Hunter Liggett, Calif., in late summer. The goal of the training is to drill a well at 600 feet in order to produce 45 gallons per minute utilizing three, six-man crews to cover around-the-clock operation. NMCB 4 is homeported in Port Hueneme, Calif., in a training cycle in preparation for a 2016 deployment.
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150818-HD670-045 FORT HUNTER LIGGETT, Calif. (August 18, 2015) – Utilitiesman Constructionman Robert Douglas, assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 4, uses a hammer to loosen a coupling on a mud pump during water well training. The goal of the training is to drill a well at 600ft in order to produce 45 gallons per minute utilizing three, six-man crews to cover around the clock operation. NMCB 4 is currently homeported in Port Hueneme, Calif., in a training cycle in preparation for their upcoming 2016 deployment. (U.S. Navy photo by Utilitiesman 3rd Class Stephen Sisler/Released)
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150818-HD670-045 FORT HUNTER LIGGETT, Calif. (August 18, 2015) – Utilitiesman Constructionman Robert Douglas, assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 4, uses a hammer to loosen a coupling on a mud pump during water well training. The goal of the training is to drill a well at 600ft in order to produce 45 gallons per minute utilizing three, six-man crews to cover around the clock operation. NMCB 4 is currently homeported in Port Hueneme, Calif., in a training cycle in preparation for their upcoming 2016 deployment. (U.S. Navy photo by Utilitiesman 3rd Class Stephen Sisler/Released)
VIRIN: 150818-N-HD670-045
UTCN Robert Douglas, NMCB 4, uses a hammer to loosen a coupling on a mud pump during water well training, Fort Hunter Liggett, Calif. (Photo by UT3 Stephen Sisler/150818-HD670-045)
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VIRIN: 150922-N-XZ182-0071
EO1 Kristopher James, NMCB 4, lowers a drill during water well training, Fort Hunter Liggett, Calif. (Photo by UT3 Stephen Sisler/150818-HD670-056)
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150818-HD670-069 FORT HUNTER LIGGETT, Calif. (August 18, 2015) – Utilitiesman Constructionman Robert Douglas, assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 4, and Equipment Operator 2nd Class Daanen Grasso, assigned to Naval Construction Group (NCG) 1, work to tighten down a coupling used to hold a strainer during water well training. The goal of the training is to drill a well at 600ft in order to produce 45 gallons per minute utilizing three, six-man crews to cover around the clock operation. NMCB 4 is currently homeported in Port Hueneme, Calif., in a training cycle in preparation for their upcoming 2016 deployment. (U.S. Navy photo by Utilitiesman 3rd Class Stephen Sisler/Released)
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150818-HD670-069 FORT HUNTER LIGGETT, Calif. (August 18, 2015) – Utilitiesman Constructionman Robert Douglas, assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 4, and Equipment Operator 2nd Class Daanen Grasso, assigned to Naval Construction Group (NCG) 1, work to tighten down a coupling used to hold a strainer during water well training. The goal of the training is to drill a well at 600ft in order to produce 45 gallons per minute utilizing three, six-man crews to cover around the clock operation. NMCB 4 is currently homeported in Port Hueneme, Calif., in a training cycle in preparation for their upcoming 2016 deployment. (U.S. Navy photo by Utilitiesman 3rd Class Stephen Sisler/Released)
VIRIN: 150818-N-HD670-069
UTCN Robert Douglas, NMCB 4, and EO2 Daanen Grasso, NCG 1, work to tighten a coupling used to hold a strainer during water well training, Fort Hunter Liggett, Calif. (Photo by UT3 Stephen Sisler/150818-HD670-069)
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150818-HD670-073 FORT HUNTER LIGGETT, Calif. (August 18, 2015) – Utilitiesman Constructionman Robert Douglas, assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 4, and Equipment Operator 2nd Class Daanen Grasso, assigned to Naval Construction Group (NCG) 1, work to tighten down a coupling used to hold a strainer during water well training. The goal of the training is to drill a well at 600ft in order to produce 45 gallons per minute utilizing three, six-man crews to cover around the clock operation. NMCB 4 is currently homeported in Port Hueneme, Calif., in a training cycle in preparation for their upcoming 2016 deployment. (U.S. Navy photo by Utilitiesman 3rd Class Stephen Sisler/Released)
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150818-HD670-073 FORT HUNTER LIGGETT, Calif. (August 18, 2015) – Utilitiesman Constructionman Robert Douglas, assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 4, and Equipment Operator 2nd Class Daanen Grasso, assigned to Naval Construction Group (NCG) 1, work to tighten down a coupling used to hold a strainer during water well training. The goal of the training is to drill a well at 600ft in order to produce 45 gallons per minute utilizing three, six-man crews to cover around the clock operation. NMCB 4 is currently homeported in Port Hueneme, Calif., in a training cycle in preparation for their upcoming 2016 deployment. (U.S. Navy photo by Utilitiesman 3rd Class Stephen Sisler/Released)
VIRIN: 150818-N-HD670-073
UTCN Robert Douglas, NMCB 4, and EO2 Daanen Grasso, NCG 1, work to tighten a coupling used to hold a strainer during water well training, Fort Hunter Liggett, Calif. (Photo by UT3 Stephen Sisler/150818-HD670-073)
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150818-HD670-091 FORT HUNTER LIGGETT, Calif. (August 18, 2015) – Equipment Operator 1st Class Kristopher James, assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 4, logs the depth of a drill during water well training. The goal of the training is to drill a well at 600ft in order to produce 45 gallons per minute utilizing three, six-man crews to cover around the clock operation. NMCB 4 is currently homeported in Port Hueneme, Calif., in a training cycle in preparation for their upcoming 2016 deployment. (U.S. Navy photo by Utilitiesman 3rd Class Stephen Sisler/Released)
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150818-HD670-091 FORT HUNTER LIGGETT, Calif. (August 18, 2015) – Equipment Operator 1st Class Kristopher James, assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 4, logs the depth of a drill during water well training. The goal of the training is to drill a well at 600ft in order to produce 45 gallons per minute utilizing three, six-man crews to cover around the clock operation. NMCB 4 is currently homeported in Port Hueneme, Calif., in a training cycle in preparation for their upcoming 2016 deployment. (U.S. Navy photo by Utilitiesman 3rd Class Stephen Sisler/Released)
VIRIN: 150818-N-HD670-091
EO1 Kristopher James, NMCB 4, logs the depth of a drill during water well training, Fort Hunter Liggett, Calif. (Photo by UT3 Stephen Sisler/150818-HD670-091)
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150818-HD670-101 FORT HUNTER LIGGETT, Calif. (August 18, 2015) – Utilitiesman 1st Class Glenn Jackson and Utilitiesman Constructionman Robert Douglas, both assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 4, communicate steps for water well drilling during training. The goal of the training is to drill a well at 600ft in order to produce 45 gallons per minute utilizing three, six-man crews to cover around the clock operation. NMCB 4 is currently homeported in Port Hueneme, Calif., in a training cycle in preparation for their upcoming 2016 deployment. (U.S. Navy photo by Utilitiesman 3rd Class Stephen Sisler/Released)
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150818-HD670-101 FORT HUNTER LIGGETT, Calif. (August 18, 2015) – Utilitiesman 1st Class Glenn Jackson and Utilitiesman Constructionman Robert Douglas, both assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 4, communicate steps for water well drilling during training. The goal of the training is to drill a well at 600ft in order to produce 45 gallons per minute utilizing three, six-man crews to cover around the clock operation. NMCB 4 is currently homeported in Port Hueneme, Calif., in a training cycle in preparation for their upcoming 2016 deployment. (U.S. Navy photo by Utilitiesman 3rd Class Stephen Sisler/Released)
VIRIN: 150818-N-HD670-101
UT1 Glenn Jackson and UTCN Robert Douglas, both assigned to NMCB 4, communicate steps for water well drilling during training, Fort Hunter Liggett, Calif. (Photo by UT3 Stephen Sisler/150818-HD670-101)
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150818-HD670-133 FORT HUNTER LIGGETT, Calif. (August 18, 2015) –Seabees, assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 4, drill to find water during water well training. The goal of the training is to drill a well at 600ft in order to produce 45 gallons per minute utilizing three, six-man crews to cover around the clock operation. NMCB 4 is currently homeported in Port Hueneme, Calif., in a training cycle in preparation for their upcoming 2016 deployment. (U.S. Navy photo by Utilitiesman 3rd Class Stephen Sisler/Released)
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150818-HD670-133 FORT HUNTER LIGGETT, Calif. (August 18, 2015) –Seabees, assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 4, drill to find water during water well training. The goal of the training is to drill a well at 600ft in order to produce 45 gallons per minute utilizing three, six-man crews to cover around the clock operation. NMCB 4 is currently homeported in Port Hueneme, Calif., in a training cycle in preparation for their upcoming 2016 deployment. (U.S. Navy photo by Utilitiesman 3rd Class Stephen Sisler/Released)
VIRIN: 150818-N-HD670-133
Seabees assigned to NMCB 4 drill to find water during water well training, Fort Hunter Liggett, Calif. (Photo by UT3 Stephen Sisler/150818-HD670-133)
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150818-HD670-205 FORT HUNTER LIGGETT, Calif. (August 18, 2015) – Seabees, assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 4, place a 1100 pound steel collar to extend a drill during water well training. The goal of the training is to drill a well at 600ft in order to produce 45 gallons per minute utilizing three, six-man crews to cover around the clock operation. NMCB 4 is currently homeported in Port Hueneme, Calif., in a training cycle in preparation for their upcoming 2016 deployment. (U.S. Navy photo by Utilitiesman 3rd Class Stephen Sisler/Released)
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150818-HD670-205 FORT HUNTER LIGGETT, Calif. (August 18, 2015) – Seabees, assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 4, place a 1100 pound steel collar to extend a drill during water well training. The goal of the training is to drill a well at 600ft in order to produce 45 gallons per minute utilizing three, six-man crews to cover around the clock operation. NMCB 4 is currently homeported in Port Hueneme, Calif., in a training cycle in preparation for their upcoming 2016 deployment. (U.S. Navy photo by Utilitiesman 3rd Class Stephen Sisler/Released)
VIRIN: 150818-N-HD670-205
Seabees assigned to NMCB 4 place a 1,100-pound steel collar to extend a drill during water wellTraining, Fort Hunter Liggett, Calif. (Photo by UT3 Stephen Sisler/150818-HD670-205)
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150818-HD670-353 FORT HUNTER LIGGETT, Calif. (August 18, 2015) –Seabees, assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 4, repair a mud pump on a drill rig during water well training. The goal of the training is to drill a well at 600ft in order to produce 45 gallons per minute utilizing three, six-man crews to cover around the clock operation. NMCB 4 is currently homeported in Port Hueneme, Calif., in a training cycle in preparation for their upcoming 2016 deployment. (U.S. Navy photo by Utilitiesman 3rd Class Stephen Sisler/Released)
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150818-HD670-353 FORT HUNTER LIGGETT, Calif. (August 18, 2015) –Seabees, assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 4, repair a mud pump on a drill rig during water well training. The goal of the training is to drill a well at 600ft in order to produce 45 gallons per minute utilizing three, six-man crews to cover around the clock operation. NMCB 4 is currently homeported in Port Hueneme, Calif., in a training cycle in preparation for their upcoming 2016 deployment. (U.S. Navy photo by Utilitiesman 3rd Class Stephen Sisler/Released)
VIRIN: 150818-N-HD670-353
Seabees assigned to NMCB 4 repair a mud pump on a drill rig during water well training, Fort Hunter Liggett, Calif. (Photo by UT3 Stephen Sisler/150818-HD670-353)
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150818-HD670-214 FORT HUNTER LIGGETT, Calif. (August 18, 2015) – Seabees, assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 4, place an 1100 pound steel collar to extend a drill during water well training. The goal of the training is to drill a well at 600ft in order to produce 45 gallons per minute utilizing three, six-man crews to cover around the clock operation. NMCB 4 is currently homeported in Port Hueneme, Calif., in a training cycle in preparation for their upcoming 2016 deployment. (U.S. Navy photo by Utilitiesman 3rd Class Stephen Sisler/Released)
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150818-HD670-214 FORT HUNTER LIGGETT, Calif. (August 18, 2015) – Seabees, assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 4, place an 1100 pound steel collar to extend a drill during water well training. The goal of the training is to drill a well at 600ft in order to produce 45 gallons per minute utilizing three, six-man crews to cover around the clock operation. NMCB 4 is currently homeported in Port Hueneme, Calif., in a training cycle in preparation for their upcoming 2016 deployment. (U.S. Navy photo by Utilitiesman 3rd Class Stephen Sisler/Released)
VIRIN: 150818-N-HD670-214
Seabees assigned to NMCB 4 place an 1,100-pound steel collar to extend a drill during water wellTraining, Fort Hunter Liggett, Calif. (Photo by UT3 Stephen Sisler/150818-HD670-214)
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VIRIN: 150922-N-XZ182-0072
CM3 Tucker Lowell and EO1 Kristopher James, both assigned to NMCB 4, repair a mud pump on a drilling rig during water well training, Fort Hunter Liggett, Calif. (Photo by UT3 Stephen Sisler/150818-HD670-391)