February 22, 2012
SIGONELLA, Italy (Feb. 22, 2012) -- Equipment Operator 2nd Class Daniel Luquire, assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 3, Det. Sigonella retrieves a Seabee project sign from a flooded area at Naval Air Station Sigonella. Seabees from NMCB 3 worked with NAS Sigonella security and Public Works department to mitigate flooding at the base caused by heavy rains associated with Tropical Cyclone Hilwa. NMCB 3 is an expeditionary naval construction element currently assigned to U.S. 6th Fleet's Commander, Task Force 68, to provide construction, engineering, and security services that support national strategy, naval power projection, humanitarian assistance and contingency operations.