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Teamwork Wins Hearts, Builds Schools in the Pacific

BU3 Benjamin Floyd, NMCB 3, high-fives a local child who held a tape measure in place (inset) during initial engineering evaluations outside Macarascas Elementary School, Puerto Princesa, Philippines. One of the first battalions commissioned during World War II, NMCB 3’s legacy stands strong in its ability to build and fight anywhere in the world as either a full battalion or …

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UCT 2 Dives and Trains

BU2 Christopher Farmer, UCT 2, installs steel armor around seafloor cable in 100 feet of water at the Pacific Missile Range Facility (PMRF) Barking Sands. Seabee divers from UCT Two’s Construction Dive Detachment Bravo are at PMRF inspecting, protecting and stabilizing  underwater cables on their first of three stops across the Pacific during their six-month deployment. Photo by EOC Adam …

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NMCB 5 Returns from Pacific

EA2 Randy Stump passes a sea bag to SW3 Brandon Fletcher while NMCB 5 prepares to redeploy their advanced party back to Port Hueneme, Calif. While deployed, NMCB 5 was headquartered on Camp Shields in Okinawa, Japan and had Seabees deployed to 20 different locations throughout 13 countries in the Pacific. The battalion sent Seabees to participate in five multinational …

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MRAP Retrograde

ET2 Jarrod Long,NMCB 15, searches through Mine Resistant Armored Protected vehicles as he prepares them for retrograde, Camp Krutke, Afghanistan. NMCB 15 is currently mobilized in support of Operation Enduring Freedom and is an expeditionary element of U.S. Naval Forces that support various units worldwide through national force readiness, civil engineering, humanitarian assistance, and building and maintaining infrastructure. Photo by …

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NMCB 15 Comms Maintenance

ET2 Jarrod Long, NMCB 15, works to complete maintenance on communications equipment, Camp Krutke, Afghanistan. NMCB 15 is currently mobilized in support of Operation Enduring Freedom and is an expeditionary element of U.S. Naval Forces that support various units worldwide through national force readiness, civil engineering, humanitarian assistance, and building and maintaining infrastructure. Photo by MC1 Daniel Garas

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Seabees Throw Down to Earn Green Belt

ET1 Duvon Thomas throws CE1 Michael Baxter to the ground during a Marine Corps Martial Arts Program (MCMAP) green belt qualification course. After more than 70 hours of training, 15 Seabees assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 5 completed the third course in MCMAP and received their green belts while deployed to Camp Shields in Okinawa, Japan. NMCB 5 is currently supporting …

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