Members of U.S. Naval Mobile Construction Battalion One assigned to Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa assist members of the Djiboutian Armed Forces during the construction of modular shelter systems in and around Djibouti City, Feb. 27, 2017. The six military grade shelter systems were donated by Alaska Structures through the Global Action Coalition for use as schools, clinics, and centers for cottage industry to promote the health, education and economic stability of the Djiboutian people.
Several thousand miles and seven time zones away from their home base in Gulfport, Mississippi, U.S. Navy construction specialists, "Seabees," are working on bringing clean water to the Garissa District through a series of well-digging project with the Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA).
In a location this close to the equator -- less than 1 degree south latitude -- the sun beats down ferociously on the service members. The heat, combined with the continuous nee
The U.S. Navy's Naval Mobile Construction Battalion ONE help keep Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, and the local East African community progressing through their specialized skills.
The U.S. Navy's Naval Mobile Construction Battalion ONE Seabees deployed to Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa are working to construct a medical facility, while fostering friendly relationships with the Djiboutian people in the Arta Region.
U.S. Navy Sailors from Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit Six led a Humanitarian Mine Action Train the Trainer Program with Kenyan Army EOD Combat Engineers Jan. 15 to Feb. 5, 2013, at the Humanitarian Peace Support School, Nairobi, Kenya.
The purpose of the program is to strengthen Kenya's institutional capabilities by training future instructors so they can instruct other members from their respective units in the knowledge they learned.
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