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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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Pacific Seabees Demonstrate Expeditionary Expertise; Support COVID-19 Fight

Story by Chief Petty Officer Matthew White, Commander Task Force 75 A skilled and dedicated team of U.S. Navy Seabees are providing engineering and expeditionary logistics support to the Expeditionary Medical Facility (EMF) being constructed onboard Naval Base Guam, as part of the Navy’s fight against COVID-19 in Guam. Equipment Operator 3rd Class Tyler Dowling, assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion …

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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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NMCB 5: Detail Pohnpei at Pehleng Elementary

Story by BU3 Christian Carlson, Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 5 U.S. Navy Seabees, deployed with Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 5’s Detail Pohnpei, local students, teachers, and officials attended the closing ceremony for the Pehleng Elementary School renovations Jan. 29. Seabees deployed with Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 5’s Detail Pohnpei, pose for a photograph with the local community after the …

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Sapporo Snow Festival 2020: A Top Gun Snow Build

Story by Joel Diller, U.S. Naval Support Activity Souda Bay The Navy Misawa Snow Team completed this year’s version of their annual snow sculpture at the 71st Sapporo Snow Festival on Feb. 3, 2020. This year’s concept was centered around naval aviation, with the primary sculpture being the bust of a pilot in a cockpit, with the popular v-shaped finger …

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