200310-N-AZ907-0024 NAVAL STATION ROTA, Spain (March 10, 2020) -- Equipment Operator Constructionman Mykola Chervinka, from Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 1, assigned to Commander, Task Force (CTF) 68, operates a loader during a cliff erosion prevention project on board Naval Station Rota, Spain, March 10, 2020. The project will help to prevent deterioration of land near base housing. CTF 68 provides explosive ordnance disposal operations, naval construction, expeditionary security, and theater security efforts in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Peter Lewis/Released)
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NMCB 1 continues Cliff Erosion Prevention Project on Naval Station Rota

200310-N-AZ907-0024 NAVAL STATION ROTA, Spain (March 10, 2020) — Equipment Operator Constructionman Mykola Chervinka, from Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 1, assigned to Commander, Task Force (CTF) 68, operates a loader during a cliff erosion prevention project on board Naval Station Rota, Spain, March 10, 2020. The project will help to prevent deterioration of land near base housing. CTF 68 [Read More …]

200224-N-MW964-1101 PORT HUENEME, Calif. (Feb. 24, 2020) Seabees assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 3, guides cables attatched to a vibratory driver/extractor (VDE) system that is connected to a 50-ton lattice boom crawler crane. onto the existing concrete pier for inspection during the first ever pile driving exercise. The training will increase capabilities for future crane, pile driving and pier damage repair missions. Seabees are the expeditionary engineering and construction experts of the naval service. They provide task-tailored, adaptable and combat-ready engineering and construction forces that deploy to support Navy objectives globally. (U.S. Navy photo by Engineering Aide 1st Class Heather Salzman/Released)
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NMCB-3 and UCT-2 Execute First Ever Pile Driving Exercise

200224-N-MW964-1101 PORT HUENEME, Calif. (Feb. 24, 2020) Seabees assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 3, guides cables attatched to a vibratory driver/extractor (VDE) system that is connected to a 50-ton lattice boom crawler crane. onto the existing concrete pier for inspection during the first ever pile driving exercise. The training will increase capabilities for future crane, pile driving and pier [Read More …]

200229-N-PG340-1123 OKINAWA, Japan (Feb. 29, 2020) Equipment Operator 2nd Class Samuel Ryan (right) and Construction Mechanic Constructionman Matthew St. John, both deployed with Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 5, train on weapons with Conflict Kinetics’ simulated training system on board Camp Shields, Okinawa. NMCB-5 is deployed across the Indo-Pacific region conducting high-quality construction to support U.S. and partner nations to strengthen partnerships, deter aggression, and enable expeditionary logistics and naval power projection. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Stephane Belcher/Released)
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U.S. Navy Seabees with NMCB-5 train on board Camp Shields

200229-N-PG340-1123 OKINAWA, Japan (Feb. 29, 2020) Equipment Operator 2nd Class Samuel Ryan (right) and Construction Mechanic Constructionman Matthew St. John, both deployed with Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 5, train on weapons with Conflict Kinetics’ simulated training system on board Camp Shields, Okinawa. NMCB-5 is deployed across the Indo-Pacific region conducting high-quality construction to support U.S. and partner nations to [Read More …]

200303-N-PG340-2034 OKINAWA, Japan (March 3, 2020) Lt. Cmdr. Adam Catz, Dental Corps, performs a dental examination on Chief Navy Counselor Chanitra Mitchell on board Camp Shields, Okinawa. U.S. Navy Seabees with Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 5 are deployed across the Indo-Pacific region conducting high-quality construction to support U.S. and partner nations to strengthen partnerships, deter aggression, and enable expeditionary logistics and naval power projection. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Stephane Belcher/Released)
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NMCB-5’s Medical Department supporting their Seabees

200303-N-PG340-2034 OKINAWA, Japan (March 3, 2020) Lt. Cmdr. Adam Catz, Dental Corps, performs a dental examination on Chief Navy Counselor Chanitra Mitchell on board Camp Shields, Okinawa. U.S. Navy Seabees with Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 5 are deployed across the Indo-Pacific region conducting high-quality construction to support U.S. and partner nations to strengthen partnerships, deter aggression, and enable expeditionary logistics [Read More …]

200228-N-SB659-3002 TINIAN, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (Feb. 28, 2020) Construction Mechanic 1st Class Joshua Hobleman, deployed with Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 5’s Detail Tinian, operates a skid steer with a hydraulic concrete breaker attachment during the demolition of a building at Tinian Harbor. NMCB-5 is deployed across the Indo-Pacific region conducting high-quality construction to support U.S. and partner nations to strengthen partnerships, deter aggression, and enable expeditionary logistics and naval power projection. (U.S. Navy photo by Builder 3rd Class Andrew Warren /Released)
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U.S. Navy Seabees with NMCB-5’s Detail Tinian embark to the island

200228-N-SB659-3002 TINIAN, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (Feb. 28, 2020) Construction Mechanic 1st Class Joshua Hobleman, deployed with Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 5’s Detail Tinian, operates a skid steer with a hydraulic concrete breaker attachment during the demolition of a building at Tinian Harbor. NMCB-5 is deployed across the Indo-Pacific region conducting high-quality construction to support U.S. and [Read More …]

200212-N-EO124-2217 IWAKUNI, Japan (Feb. 12, 2020) Equipment Operator 3rd Class David Francis, deployed with Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 5’s Detail Iwakuni, operates a loader to breakup dirt for backfill at a project site. NMCB-5 is deployed across the Indo-Pacific region conducting high-quality construction to support U.S. and partner nations to strengthen partnerships, deter aggression, and enable expeditionary logistics and naval power projection. (U.S. Navy photo by Construction Electrician 2nd Class Kayla Collins/Released)
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U.S. Navy Seabees deployed with NMCB-5’s Detail Iwakuni work on a landfill capping project

200212-N-EO124-2217 IWAKUNI, Japan (Feb. 12, 2020) Equipment Operator 3rd Class David Francis, deployed with Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 5’s Detail Iwakuni, operates a loader to breakup dirt for backfill at a project site. NMCB-5 is deployed across the Indo-Pacific region conducting high-quality construction to support U.S. and partner nations to strengthen partnerships, deter aggression, and enable expeditionary logistics and [Read More …]

200208-N-PG340-1011 OKINAWA, Japan (Feb. 8, 2020) Equipment Operator 2nd Class Aragon Luis, deployed with Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 5, operates a compactor at the seawall project on board White Beach Naval Facility. NMCB-5 is deployed across the Indo-Pacific region conducting high-quality construction to support U.S. and partner nations to strengthen partnerships, deter aggression, and enable expeditionary logistics and naval power projection. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Stephane Belcher/Released)
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U.S. Navy Seabees with NMCB-5 train repair a seawall at White Beach Naval Facility

200208-N-PG340-1011 OKINAWA, Japan (Feb. 8, 2020) Equipment Operator 2nd Class Aragon Luis, deployed with Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 5, operates a compactor at the seawall project on board White Beach Naval Facility. NMCB-5 is deployed across the Indo-Pacific region conducting high-quality construction to support U.S. and partner nations to strengthen partnerships, deter aggression, and enable expeditionary logistics and naval [Read More …]