160427-N-HD670-386 FORT HUNTER LIGGETT, Calif. (April 27, 2016) - Seabees, assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 5, mount a flag to their humvee after completing their Field Training Exercise (FTX). The FTX prepares and tests the battalion's ability to enter hostile locations, build assigned construction projects and defend against enemy attacks using realistic scenarios while being evaluated by NCG 1. (U.S. Navy photo by Utilitiesman 3rd Class Stephen Sisler/Released)
Taken: 04.27.2016 | Photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Stephen Sisler
Builder 1st Class Mark A. Wells, assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 5, was awarded the Steelworker 2nd Class Robert D. Stethem award during a ceremony, March 5. The Steelworker 2nd Class Robert D. Stethem award is a moral based award given to those upholding the highest of the United States Navy’s core values and traditions. Robert D. Stethem was killed in 1985 by Hezbollah terrorists that hijacked a TWA flight during his return from an assignment in Greece with Underwater Construction Team (UCT) 1. He was posthumously awarded the bronze star medal and advanced to Master Chief Constructionman. One recipient is chosen each year for the award which recognizes outstanding individual moral courage in support of the...
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