Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 3

12/21/2010 – NMCB 3 is deployed to Southern Afghanistan to provide construction and engineering support to the region. NMCB 3 is part of the Navy Expeditionary Combat Command’s warfighting support elements, providing construction operations and security in support of overseas contingency operations.

Credit: Naval Mobile Construction Battalion Three, 11/22/10

  • In the first photo, Seaman Dustin Evans, an equipment operator in Naval mobile Construction Battalion 3, acts as a ground guide for a water truck as it sprays water on a construction site for a K-Span building here in Camp Leatherneck.
  • In the second photo, Seaman Madelyn Williams, an equipment operator with Naval mobile Construction Battalion 3, ground guides a dump truck while it dumps a load of dirt at a project site here in Bastion, the British base connected to Camp Leatherneck.
  • In the third photo, Seabees from Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 3 operate a loader to fill a dump truck with dirt from one project in Bastion, the British base connected to Camp Leatherneck, to another project in Camp Leatherneck.
  • In the fourth photo, Seaman William Baird, a steelworker from Naval mobile Construction Battalion 3, grinds a piece of reinforced bar that will be used for the foundation of a K-Span building project here in Camp Leatherneck.

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