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The Little Counter-Gray Zone Operations Force That Could…and “Can Do”: The U.S. Navy Seabees

Story by Cmdr. Ryan Carey, Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 5, commanding officer The recently released article “The Case for Change” authored by the Commandant of the Marine Corps, General Berger, continues to lay out the rationale for sweeping changes in Marine Corps future investment to meet three challenges: the “rise of precision strike regimes, gray zone strategies, and the imperative to …

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Five Restores a Tinian Children’s Park

Story by EA2 Yohanes Nuguse, NMCB-5 Seabees from Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 5 completed a revitalization project at the Tinian Children’s Park, designed for local families to enjoy in Tinian, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI) May 11. Construction Mechanic 1st Class Joshua Hobelman, deployed with Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 5, Detail Tinian, uses a skid steer with …

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NMCB-5 connects with the community of Marshall Islands

Story by MC1 Stephane Belcher, NMCB-5 Public Affairs Seabees with Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 5, Detail Marshall Islands, teamed up with local Marshallese volunteers to aide with the community’s material and logistical needs at Ennibur Island, Kwajalein Atoll, Republic of Marshall Islands. Equipment Operator Constructionman Manuel Mendez Correa, from Memphis, Tennessee, deployed with Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 5’s …

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NMCB-5 Aides Pohnpei Island in COVID-19 Preparation

Story by Petty Officer 3rd Class Christian Carlson, NMCB-5 Seabees with Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 5’s Detail Pohnpei completed the first set of eight head and shower facilities to assist the local government in a proactive response to the COVID-19 outbreak April 21. Construction Electrician 3rd Class Ignacio Munguia (front) and Equipment Operator Constructionman James Caouette, with Naval Mobile Construction …

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NMCB-5 supports the National Institute of Health in Dili, Timor-Leste

By Builder 3rd Class Sierra Hall, Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 5 Seabees from Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 5’s Detail Timor-Leste finished a two-room school and four-stall head facility at the National Institute of Health March 30. Builder 3rd Class Jaidean Soto, deployed with Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 5’s Detail Timor-Leste, uses a trowel to form a mortar bed …

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NMCB-5: Ribbon Cutting for Malatgao Elementary

Story by SW3 Taylor Myers, Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 5 U.S. Navy Seabees, from Naval Construction Battalion (NMCB) 5’s Detail Palawan, celebrate the completion of Malatgao Elementary School with a ribbon cutting ceremony Feb. 19 in Narra, Palawan. Father Alberto Sanchez, a local priest; Margarito Anonat, parent teacher association president; Chauncey Yap, Malatgao barangay captain; Marcial Alili, Malatgao Elementary School principal; …

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