130125-N-ZZ999-232 PUERTO PRINCESSA CITY, Philippines�Steelworker Constructionman Joseph Caruso assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 5 takes time out to play with some local children in Barangay Tagburos. The Seabees from NMCB 5 make up the construction civic action detail (CCAD) Philippines whose current project is renovating a masonry classroom building for the Aplaya Elementary School. Seabees conduct CCAD operations like this one in order to demonstrate U.S. commitment, develop enduring relationships, improve public infrastructure for the delivery of essential services, and strengthen local institutions with host and partner nations around the world. The Seabees have established a good rapport with the teachers, students and locals of the entire neighborhood near the project site. (U.S. Navy photo by Construction Electrician Constructionman Quennie May Bumatay/RELEASED)

Photo by: CECN Quennie May Bumatay |  VIRIN: 130125-N-ZZ999-232.jpg