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Aviation Ordnanceman 1st Class Brian Fitzgerald, right, and Aviation Ordnanceman 2nd Class Billy Stocker, both assigned to Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit Five (EODMU-5), construct tents during jungle warfare training.

Lt. Geoffrey Townsend of Richmond, Texas, starts a fire with fellow Sailors assigned to Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit Five (EODMU-5).

Aviation Ordnanceman 1st Class Brian Fitzgerald, right, assigned to Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit Five (EODMU-5), assesses the type of explosive booby trap he has to disarm during jungle warfare training.

Aviation Ordnanceman 1st Class Brian Fitzgerald, assigned to Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit Five (EODMU-5), assesses the type of explosive booby trap he has to disarm during jungle warfare training.

Lt. Geoffrey Townsend, assigned to Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit Five (EODMU-5), studies a map to calculate the squad's position.

Construction Mechanic 3rd Class Timmy Sharp checks for leaks on an engine before installing it into a Chevy Coupe V truck in Okinawa, Japan.

Pilots assigned to assigned to the Tigers of Patrol Squadron Eight (VP-8) pose for a photo with Yuma Tanaka, center, after a flight-line tour at Kadena Air Base.

Lt.j.g. Matt Delgado, left, gives a tour of a P-3C Orion, assigned to the Tigers of Patrol Squadron Eight (VP-8), to Yuma Tanaka and his family during a flight-line tour at Kadena Air Base in Okinawa, Japan.

Lt.j.g. Matt Delgado, left, gives a tour of a P-3C Orion, assigned to the Tigers of Patrol Squadron Eight (VP-8), to Yuma Tanaka and his family during a flight-line tour at Kadena Air Base in Okinawa, Japan.

Yuma Tanaka, center, his mother and Lt.j.g. Matt Delgado pose for a photo after completing a tour of a P-3C Orion during a flight-line tour at Kadena Air Base.

Aviation Electronics Technician 2nd Class Duncan Woodbury prepares to cover the engine intakes on a P-3C Orion.

A Seabee receives a Japanese Encephalitis Virus vaccination from Hospital Corpsman 1st Class Mario Portillo during Naval Mobile Construction Battalion Four-Zeros (NMCB-40) morning shot calls.

Aviation Machinist Mates, assigned to the Tigers of Patrol Squadron Eight (VP-8), work together to lower an auxiliary power unit (APU) of a P-3C Orion during maintenance.

Aviation Ordnancemen assigned to the Fighting Tigers of Patrol Squadron Eight (VP-8) download Sonobuoys from a P-3C Orion.

Aviation Ordnancemen assigned to the Fighting Tigers of Patrol Squadron Eight (VP-8) download Sonobuoys from a P-3C Orion.

Aviation Ordnanceman 3rd Class Martin Hardwick, assigned to the Tigers of Patrol Squadron Eight (VP-8), aligns sonobuoy tubes prior to loading.

Builder Constructionman Anthony Turi, assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion Four Zero (NMCB-40), sprints the one and half-mile run portion of the Navy Physical Fitness Assessment (PFA).

Aviation Warfare Systems Operator 3rd Class Mary Truong from Orange County, Cailf., smiles after firing the M240D machine gun.

Aviation Warfare Systems Operator 3rd Class Mary Truong readies ammunition for the M240 machine gun in an HH-60H Seahawk helicopter.

An HH-60H Seahawk helicopterfires an AGM-114B Hellfire missile at a weapons training site off the coast of Okinawa.

An HH-60H Seahawk helicopterfires an AGM-114B Hellfire missile at a weapons training site.

Utilitiesman Constructionman Chuck Druesdow smears mortar to join concrete blocks while constructing a wall on board Camp Courtney, Okinawa.

Builder Constructionman Travis Cobb runs in formation during Naval Mobile Construction Battalion Four Zero�s (NMCB-40) battalion run. Seabees of NMCB-40 are currently deployed to Camp Shields,

Equipment Operator 1st Class Renato Hidalgo stretches after Naval Mobile Construction Battalion Four Zero�s (NMCB-40) battalion run.

U.S. Air Force personnel assigned to the 18th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron (AES), Kadena Air Base, Japan, prepare for a simulated rescue by a U.S. Navy HH-60H Seahawk helicopter.

A U.S. Navy HH-60H Seahawk helicopter, assigned to Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron Fourteen (HS-14), performs a simulated rescue.

U.S. Air Force personnel assigned to the 18th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron, sit inside a life raft before a simulated rescue by a U.S. Navy HH-60H Seahawk helicopter during a mass water casualty-training.

U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Dawn Ryan is hoisted aboard a U.S. Navy HH-60H Seahawk helicopter.

U.S. Navy Construction Electrician 3rd Class Brian A. Neilsen repels down a 65 ft. cliff during jungle warfare training located in the Northern Training Area on the island of Okinawa.

U.S. Navy Construction Electrician 2nd Class Ryan Gerdon struggles through what is known as Peanut Butter Alley during an obstacle course at the Jungle Warfare Training Center.

U.S. Navy Utilitiesman 3rd Class Justin T. Mackubbin low-crawls through mud-filled trenches as part of an obstacle course at the Jungle Warfare Training Center.

U.S. Navy Construction Electrician Constructionman Joseph K. Otumfuor crawls through muddy trenches during a 3.8 mile obstacle course as part of an obstacle course at the Jungle Warfare Training Center.

U.S. Navy Construction Mechanic 3rd Class Peter Welch back crawls through mud-filled trenches as part of an obstacle course.

U.S. Navy Gunner's Mate 3rd Class James M. Mikulec swims through a culvert that is part of a 3.8 mile obstacle course at the Jungle Warfare Training Center.

U.S. Navy Seabees low-crawl through mud-filled trenches during jungle warfare training.

U.S. Navy Construction Electrician Constructionman Christopher M. Piccirilli races through a stream during a 3.8 mile timed obstacle course located in the Northern Training Area on the island of Okinawa.

U.S. Navy Information Systems Technician 3rd Class Gero A. Spearman acts as an injured Seabee while the remaining members of his squad pulls him through mud-filled trenches as part of an obstacle course .

U.S. Navy Construction Electrician 2nd Class Ryan Gerdon low-crawls through mud-filled trenches as part of an obstacle course.

U.S. Navy Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class Danny L. Hawkins slides across a river using a pulley system as part of an obstacle course at the Jungle Warfare Training Center .

U.S. Marines board a CH-46E Sea Knight helicopter as Marines fast rope from a CH-53 Super Stallion helicopter in the background.

U.S. Navy Hosptialman Oscar A. Valdez fast ropes from a U.S. Marine Corps CH-46E Sea Knight helicopter at Camp Hansen on the island of Okinawa, Japan.

U.S. Air Force Airmen from Kadena Fire Emergency work together to extinguish a fire on a simulated crash at Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) .

Deputy Commanding General of III Marine Expeditionary Force, U.S. Marine Corps Brig. Gen. Mastin M. Robeson, left, thanks members of the Okinawa chapter of Ikebana International.

U.S. Navy and Marine Corps personnel intentionally capsize their combat rubber reconnaissance craft during a race in Oura Wan Bay.

Commanding Officer, Naval Mobile Construction Battalion Four (NMCB-4), Cmdr. John Korka, right, assumes command of Camp Shields on the island of Okinawa, Japan.

U.S. Navy Seabees assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion Four (NMCB-4) conduct the daily safety brief.

Builder Constructionman Marsha Helgerson assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion Four�s (NMCB-4) Air Detachment, cuts a 2x6 to length.

Equipment Operator Constructionman Steven Dixson guides equipment Operator Third Class Braden Coffin.

Equipment Operator 3rd Class Braden Coffin of Naval Mobile Construction Battalion Four (NMCB-4) prepares to finish his operator�s qualification.

Retired U.S. Marine Corps Gunnery Sgt. R. Lee Ermey signs a poster, while visiting the Hansen Post Exchange (PX) during his Pacific Mail Call book signing tour.

Builder 3rd Class Robert May, assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion Four (NMCB-4), receives an autograph from R. Lee Ermey.

Deck Department Sailors stationed aboard the amphibious transport dock ship USS Juneau (LPD 10), prepare to enter White Beach Naval Facility.

Seabees assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion Four (NMCB-4) conduct weapon qualifications with M-16 rifles at Camp Hansen Marine Base.

A seabee assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion Four (NMCB-4) fires a M-16 rifle during live fire qualifications at Camp Hansen Marine Base.

Equipment Operator 3rd Class Mathew Westcott assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion Four (NMCB-4), operates a grader during road construction at the Jungle Warfare Training Center.

Naval Mobile Construction Battalion Four (NMCB-4) Seabees ensure proper setup in preparation for water Well drilling.

Equipment Operator 2nd Class Michael Godbey assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion Four (NMCB-4) Alfa Company operates a excavator during the demolition of a decommissioned guard shack.

Builder 3rd Class Kevin Hoeltzel of Naval Mobile Construction Battalion Four (NMCB-4) Seabees mans a hasty perimeter .

Builder 3rd Class Christopher Rasmussen of Naval Mobile Construction Battalion Four (NMCB-4) Seabees mans an M2 .50 caliber machine gun.

Construction Electrician Constructionman Justin Ballard and Construction Electrician Constructionman Recruit Casy Busboom assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion Four (NMCB-4) Seabees set up a hasty defense.

Seabees assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion Four (NMCB-4) execute security patrol maneuvers.

Members of Naval Mobile Construction Battalion Four (NMCB-4) Seabees conduct convoy immediate action drills during a field exercise in Okinawa's Central Training Area.

An Amphibious Assault Vehicle (AAV) assigned to the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) splashes out of the well deck.

Amphibious Assault Vehicles (AAV) assigned to the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) make their way out of the well deck.

Amphibious Assault Vehicles (AAV) assigned to the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) make their way out of the well deck .

Landing Craft Utility (LCU) 1651 performs a stern gate marriage with the dock landing ship USS Harpers Ferry (LSD 49) during the offload of personnel and equipment .

Commander, Amphibious Force, 7th Fleet, Rear Adm. Victor Guillory address the crew of the amphibious dock landing ship USS Harpers Ferry (LSD 49).

Commander, Fleet Activities, Commanding Officer Capt. Robert D. Wilson, Jr., left, stays focused, while he works out with Tae Bo creator, Billy Blanks.

Tae Bo creator, Billy Blanks holds a class for service members and their dependents on his famous roll boxing Tae Bo techniques.

Amphibious transport dock ship USS Juneau (LPD 10) deck department Sailors wait for Landing Craft Utility One Six Three Four (LCU-1634).

Boatswain's Mate 2nd Class John Van Ells guides a Marine forklift on to the amphibious transport dock ship USS Juneau (LPD 10).

U.S. Navy Sailors stationed on the island of Okinawa and members assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion Four (NMCB-4) participate in the 32nd Naha Harii Dragon Boat races.

Okinawa Sailors and family members participate in the 32nd Naha Harii Festival.

Information Systems Technician Chief Kevin Macey assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion Four (NMCB-4) takes aim with a M-16 service rifle during weapons qualifications at Marine Corps Base Camp Hanson.

Construction Mechanic 2nd Class Albert Johnson assists members of Naval Mobile Construction Battalion Four (NMCB-4) with their M-16 service rifles during weapons qualifications.

Culinary Specialist 's Zhou assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion Four (NMCB-4) celebrate capturing 1st place during a competition dinner.

Culinary Specialist 's Zhou assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion Four (NMCB-4) celebrate capturing 1st place during a competition dinner.

Culinary Specialist 3rd Class Guangfeng Zhou assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion Four (NMCB-4) prepares ingredients to be used in a competition dinner.

Culinary Specialist 3rd Class Guangfeng Zhou assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion Four (NMCB-4) prepares food to be used in a competition dinner.

An aerial target drone (BQM-74E) is lowered by crane on to the deck of the dock landing ship USS Tortuga (LSD 46).

Quartermaster 2nd Class Robert Dennison prepares a navigation chart on the bridge of amphibious dock landing ship USS Tortuga (LSD 46) in preparation for getting underway.

Aviation Support Equipment Technician 3rd Class Antonio Williams, left, and Storekeeper Seaman Brian Browning push a BQM-74E aerial target drone on the deck of amphibious dock landing ship USS Tortuga (LSD 46).

Commanding Officer, Naval Mobile Construction Battalion ONE (NMCB-1) Cmdr. Lou V. Cariello, addresses NMCB-1 and NMCB-4 personnel during a camp turnover ceremony.

Naval Mobile Construction Battalion One (NMCB-1) Seabees work alongside a local national during concrete placement for a pre-engineered building.

Naval Mobile Construction Battalion One (NMCB-1) Seabees work alongside a local national during concrete placement for a pre-engineered building.

Builder 2nd Class Darby McCuller assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion One (NMCB-1) uses a bull float to smooth out concrete during a concrete placement for a pre-engineered building on Kadena Air Base.

Naval Mobile Construction Battalion One (NMCB-1) Seabees work alongside a local national during concrete placement for a pre-engineered building .

Lt. David Scism assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion One (NMCB-1) stands at parade rest as the color guard team prepares to march on the colors during a change of command ceremony.

Honors Boatswain's Mate Timothy Warren assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion One (NMCB-1) pipes aboard commander, NMCB-1 during a change of command ceremony.

Lt. Luke Greene assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion One (NMCB-1) renders a salute during a change of command ceremony.

Naval Mobile Construction Battalion One (NMCB-1), Command Master Chief Robert Cuff renders a salute to the new Commanding Officer, Cmdr. Dean A. Tufts before receiving the battalion colors.

Seabees assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion One (NMCB-1) attach trusses for a Pre-engineered Building on Kadena Air Base 2006

Equipment Operator Constructionman Kelvin Bibbs assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion One (NMCB-1) uses a rake to spread asphalt along a road on Camp Shields.

Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Mike Mullen, Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Japan (CNFJ), Rear Adm. James D. Kelley and Commander, Fleet Activities, Okinawa, Capt. Robert D. Wilson, Jr. are briefed by crew chief Marine Cpl. David Garcia.

Chief of Naval Operations (CNO), Adm. Mike Mullen, talks with Sailors and Marines from commands throughout Okinawa during an all-hands call at Camp Foster auditorium.

Commander, Amphibious Forces, Seventh Fleet, Commander Amphibious Group One, Rear Adm. Victor G. Guillory congratulates prospective Chief Petty Officer Eric Dagle, while visiting the crew aboard the amphibious dock landing ship USS Tortuga (LSD 46).

Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV), Dr. Donald C. Winter, with Commander, Amphibious Forces 7th Fleet Rear Adm. Victory G. Guillory, visit with Sailors assigned to amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2).

Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV), the honorable Dr. Donald C. Winter, visits with Sailors of assigned to the amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2).

Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV), Dr. Donald C. Winter, with Commander, Amphibious Forces 7th Fleet Rear Adm. Victory G. Guillory, visit with Sailors assigned to amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2)

Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV), the Honorable Donald C. Winter is greeted by sideboys upon his arrival aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2).