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160429-N-ZY145-0488.jpg Photo By: MCC Michael B. Watkins

May 19, 2021
DIWAR, Afghanistan - 101218-N-6436W-036 DIWAR, Afghanistan (Dec. 18, 2010) Marine Corps Gunnery Sgt. Javier Vega, assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 40 as the command military and tactics advisor, pauses for a security halt while conducting perimeter security checks around a new combat outpost in Diwar, Afghansitan. Active duty and reserve component Seabees assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalions 40, 18 and 26 secure and fortify a combat outpost in Diwar, Afghanistan. The Seabees continued working despite a suicide car bombing that killed six Soldiers at the site seven days before. The combined efforts by joint forces will restrict movement of Taliban insurgents and help secure self-governing efforts in Afghanistan. (U.S. Navy photo by Chief Mass Communication Specialist Michael B. Watkins/Released)


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