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Deployed with Naval Mobile Construction Battalion FORTY to Afghanistan to build a series of wood buildings, at a cost of $2.3 million, which were critical to the support of NATO command and control in Regional Command North.
Took the lead in the construction of 3,300 lf. of formwork and fabricated 2.5 tons of reinforcing steel for the foundations of a critical explosive lab performing explosive forensics research in Regional Command North.
Chief Niles assumed responsibility as the Headquarters Operations Chief without hesitation and, in coordination with Battalion S3C and the training department, ensured that two teams of HQ personnel were deployment ready.
BU1 Coleman served as FOB LPO for Task Force Sierra Detachment Two in Support of Operation Enduring Freedom.
Arranged and coordinated air delivery of 47 pieces of CESE from Mazar-e-Sharif, Afghanistan to Regional Command South in direct support of contingency construction.
Completed over 300 manhours of ESAs and MCDs, including over 100 hours of trouble calls, saving the Navy over $25,000 in labor and materials and was directly responsible for an improved standard of living in the barracks and office spaces.
As project leader for the MWR storage facility, Petty Officer Miller's foresight, attention to detail, and “CAN DO” attitude brought this 1,200 manday project from 20% behind schedule to Benificiary Occupational Date (BOD) in just 2 weeks.
Selected from among peers to deploy for Cobra Gold 2012, in Chon Buri Province, Thailand, where he helped place 3,000 sf of CMU block and 5,000 sf of paint to build an elementary school. His selfless contribution helped complete a school house that will be nourish more than 200 children.
As the Material Liaison Chief, he led a seasoned team of SEABEES to manage more than $10M worth of materials, tools, and equipmentin across two theaters of operation that supported 20 critical construction projects for the NCF and other coalitian partners.
His boundless energy was key to leading a crew of 9 personnel to install 550 metal studs, hang and finish 5,000 SF of gypsum wall board, 1100 linear ft of electrical raceway, 400 ft of copper tubing, and a 18’x 22’ motorized garage door in less than 40 days and two weeks ahead of schedule.
Construction Electrician (CE)
As Logistics Chief, U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Central Coordination Element-Afghanistan, he provided expeditious logistical support for over 19,000 marines, 850 individual augmentees, joint forces, and Afghan national army and Afghan national police.
To provide superior logistic support, he fostered relationships with joint commands such as Task Force Rushmore, the International Security Assistance Force joint command, and U.S. Forces Afghanistan and greatly contributed to the success of the MARCENT coordination element in Afghanistan.
Equipment Operator (EO)
His efforts across multiple projects directly contributed to the success of combat engineers securing lines of communication and ensuring the freedom of movement for coalition forces.
Provided outstanding service as SEABEE Combat warfare equipment operator with stellar results.
While deployed to Task Force Keystone, Kandahar Afghanistan, PO1 closely tracked readiness reports and requirements and over 200 units of engineering equipment supporting three engineering units in disparate locations to provide timely and efficient logistic support for the de-mining and the construction of combat outposts during Hamkari phases of operations.
His efforts as license examiner and SEABEE combat warfare instructor, including the issuing of 20 critical equipment licenses and 3M 301 qualifications directly contributed to the successful deployment of 88 personnel and the unit.
His leadership as CFL inspired a culture of fitness throughout the command and led to his selection as third naval construction regiment Sailor of the Year.
Petty Officer Tasker's continuous and detailed analysis of requirements provided accurate forecasting of future equipment requirements and prompted the delivery of additional assets, including D7 dozers and excavators, into the AOR in time to stay on schedule. In addition, his detailed estimation of work and losses were incorporated into standing policy requiring additional equipment be staged in reserve to fill critical shortages.
Ensured all food, construction materials, and equipment were on hand for the completion of all assigned tasks.
As Company Chief he managed the Company in an exemplary manner, bringing Bravo company to the forefront of the Battalion.
Managed the day to day operations in the rehabilitation of a 20,000 sq. ft. barracks at NPS Monterey.
Constructionman _______ is an up and coming leader who has what it takes to accomplish any task or goal, with little to no supervision, producing extraordinary results.
Despite an increased workload and declining support, Petty Officer Ryan led 27 Seabees to complete the largest project entrusted to his unit to date ahead of schedule and provided unparalleled maintenance support to Camp Leatherneck.
Participated in the western expanison of Camp Deh Dadi II, Afghanistan by removing more than 50,000 cubic yards of material and reclaiming 30 acres of land for 2 planned Tactical Operation Centers and 3 supply yards which will reduce the time it takes to supply other Forward Operating Bases.
- Led a section of 8 Second Class Petty Officers in the performance of weekly personnel and unit inspections which enforced goals, improved performance, and increased morale.
- Led and trained seven personnel during participation in three global exercises, dramatically expanding their skill set.
- As HAZMAT coordinator, maintained an acurate inventory and full complement of all material needed by tenant commands with zero findings during inspections.
- Headed installation of 800KW power plant, a two million dollar project which powered the entire Trident Reach II operations
- Served as Equipment Readiness Leading Petty Officer in a challenging environment that led to his selection as Third Naval Construction Regiment Sailor of the Year.
Donated her spare time to the Point Mugu fitness trail project. She excavated more than 5,000 square feet for footers and forms and placed over 450 cubic yards of gravel for subgrade
- As license examiner, Command Fitness Leader, and assistant 3MC, his efforts directly contributed to the successful deployment of 112 personnel including the issue of 25 critical equipment licenses and 3M 301 qualifications.
- Assisted in the installation of a $55 thousand electrical distribution site; built 9 circuit panels and ran over 5,000 feet of wire, providing power for 10 tents
- Oversaw project growth and through meticulous planning and foresight, predicted future equipment requirements which led to D7 dozers and excavators being flown into the AO just in time to keep project on schedule.
- Efficiently led crews in the completion of 12 jobs and mitigated 5 safety deficiencies.
- Completed two high visibility projects on naval base Point Loma: a 1200 CMU block hazmat storage facility critical to the Navy’s environmental preservation and a ramp at the small arms range built to ADA specs which allowed access for disabled personnel for the first time.
- While deployed to Task Force Keystone, tracked and maintained 100% control of over 200 units of Army engineering equipment assigned to three engineering units distributed across Southern Afghanistan.
- His construction efforts directly contributed to the success of combat engineers in securing critical lines of communication and ensured the freedom of movement for coalition forces.
- Educated Arba Minch, Ethiopia locals on generator operation and maintenance which prevented engine damage and provided reliable electrical support
Deployed to Deh Dadi II, Afghanistan to build a fuel farm for the camp; he placed over 3,500 cubic yards of fill to create retaining walls for eight 50,000 gallon fuel bladders.