DoDLive Bloggers Roundtable: Navy Seabees in Afghanistan

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U.S. Navy Rear Adm. Mark A. Handley, Civil Engineer Corps, commander, First Naval Construction Division

During the DoDLive Bloggers Roundtable with U.S. Navy Rear Adm. Mark A. Handley, Civil Engineer Corps, commander, First Naval Construction Division discussed the increased mission of Navy Seabees in Afghanistan.

As two additional battalions are deploying to the region as part of the 30,000-troop surge, Handley discussed the importance of their role in building infrastructure, and adjustments to deployment schedules to meet the increased demand for the Seabees’ construction capabilities.

Listen to the interview.

To view the transcript from this interview, click here.

To view the story from this roundtable, visit Defense.gov.

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  • http://northshorejournal.org/ Chuck Simmins

    Great interview. Revising my opinion of Navy admirals based on this.