160729-N-WA189-157 PORT HUENEME, Calif. (July 28, 2016) - Equipment Operator 1st class Daniel Sullivan administers a category III gun qualification course to a Seabee attached to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 5 participates in a category III-gun qualification course prior to leaving for a regularly scheduled deployment. NMCB 5 provides combatant commanders and Navy component commanders with combat-ready warfighters capable of general engineering, construction and limited combat engineering across the full range of military operations. (U.S. Navy Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Adam Henderson/released)
Taken: 07.29.2016 | Photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Adam Henderson
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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