Seabees and Marines power III MEF and MCIPAC

December 04, 2020

Day in and day out U.S. Navy Seabees work to fulfill their motto “We build, we fight, we do”, training General Facility Marines in a joint-effort to help protect and maintain III Marine Expeditionary Force and Marine Corps Installation Pacific facilities. When a service ticket is issued on Marine Corps Air Station Futenma, GF Marines shadow Seabees to learn their side of the job. Seabees are trained to build and maintain permanent structures while Marines are trained in expedient construction and maintenance. The training is hands-on, teaching Marines how to build, plumb and power structures for long term use…
U.S. Marines repair threshold lights on the airfield during on-the-job training with Seabees, on Marine Corps Air Station Futenma, Okinawa, Japan, Dec. 3.