OKINAWA, Japan -- Cmdr. Andrew Olsen, Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 5’s commanding officer, speaks to U.S. Navy Seabees with NMCB-3 and NMCB-5 during a relief in place/transfer of authority (RIP/TOA) ceremony onboard Camp Shields in Okinawa, Jan. 18. This RIP/TOA marked the official completion of NMCB-5's deployment in the region. NMCB-5 is homeported in Port Hueneme, California. The Seabees will train on high-quality construction, expeditionary logistics, and combat operations during the homeport phase. They execute construction and engineering projects to support Major Combat Operations, disaster response, and humanitarian assistance.

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