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DJIBOUTI - Constructionman Haani Leah and Constructionman Bianca Manzanero, Seabees assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 74 Detail Horn of Africa, mix sand, cement, lime and water in a mortar mixer to create stucco for use in constructing the Primary School in Djibouti on December 12, 2010. NMCB 74 Det. HOA is currently deployed to Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa to assist in building partner nation capacity and promoting regional stability. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Michael Lindsey)
DJIBOUTI - Constructionman Haani Leah and Constructionman Bianca Manzanero, Seabees assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 74 Detail Horn of Africa, mix sand, cement, lime and water in a mortar mixer to create stucco for use in constructing the Primary School in Djibouti on December 12, 2010. NMCB 74 Det. HOA is currently deployed to Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa to assist in building partner nation capacity and promoting regional stability. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Michael Lindsey)
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