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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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NMCB 5 Receives Presidential Unit Citation

NMCB 5 Commanding Officer Cmdr. Peter Maculan and CMDCM Delbert Terrell receive a Presidential Unit Citation (PUC) from Deputy Commander, Naval Expeditionary Combat Command (NECC) and Commander, First Naval Construction Division (1NCD) Rear Adm. Mark Handley. NMCB 5 received the PUC for service alongside Marine Expeditionary Brigade-Afghanistan during the period of May 29, 2009 to April 12, 2010. The award …

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