160826-N-WA189-015 GALLUP, N.M. (Aug. 26, 2016) - Capt. Steven Kelley, commodore, 1st Naval Construction Regiment, and Seabees from Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 22, tour a home under construction at the Southwest Indian Foundation (SWIF). The battalion is building homes for Navajo indian families together with the SWIF under the Department of Defense Innovative Readiness Training Program. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Adam Henderson/Released)
Taken: 08.26.2016 | Photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Adam Henderson
Active duty and reserve Seabees from Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 22, NMCB 5, and Construction Battalion Maintenance Unit 303 are working alongside the Southwest Indian Foundation (SWIF) to help build homes for Navajo Indian families, Aug. 26. The construction is under the Department of Defense Innovative Readiness Training Program (IRT), which allows military service members the opportunity to receive unique training while simultaneously providing quality services to communities throughout the United States. A total of 125 Seabees worked over 1,276 man days conducting carpentry, electrical, plumbing, roofing, painting, and drywall work alongside SWIF employees, building homes from their factory in Gallup....
08.30.2016 | GALLUP, NM, US | Story by Petty Officer 2nd Class Adam Henderson