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Edwards Supports Iraqi Freedom

Edwards Supports Iraqi Freedom

Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Ramon G. Edwards, a 1987 graduate of Far Rockaway High School, recently deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom while assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 14, home based in Jacksonville, Fla. Edwards’ unit’s mission includes providing responsive military Construction support to Navy, Marines, and joint forces, constructing basefacilities and conducting defensive operations.

This is the first time NMCB 14 has deployed in support of a military
campaign since World War II. Edwards’ unit is comprised of nine Seabee detachments from Florida, Georgia and Puerto Rico.


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