Local Man Transfers Authority In Afghanistan
March 5th, 2012
Navy Construction man Apprentice John E. Harris, son of Melissa A. and David D. Harris of Port Huron, Mich., Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 4 transferred authority of Camp Krutke to NMCB-11 during a ceremony on Camp Krutke, a part of Camp Leatherneck, Helmand Province, Afghanistan. The process of turning the camp over to NMCB-11 began when NMCB-11′s advanced party personnel arrived on Camp Leatherneck. The battalions worked together to turn over materials, equipment, and tools to NMCB-11 who’s delayed party personnel are due to arrive in the near future. While deployed to Afghanistan, NMCB-11 will conduct general, mobility, and survivability engineering operations, defensive operations, Afghan National Army (ANA) partnering, and detachment of units in Combined/Joint Operations Area (CJOA)-Afghanistan in order to enable the neutralization of the insurgency and support improved governance and stability operations.