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An Iraqi interpreter translates for US Navy (USN) Rear Admiral (RADM) (Upper half) Charles R. Kubic, Commander, Naval Construction Forces Command (NCFC), and Commander, Construction Group (CNSTR GP), 1ST Marine Expeditionary Force (1 MEF), 1ST Marine Division (MAR DIV), during a tour of the Iraqi Construction Apprentice Program (ICAP). The 1ST MEF set up this program on Forward Operating Base (FOB) Ar Ramadi, Ar Ramadi, Iraq (IRQ). The 1ST MAR DIV, in support of Operation IRAQI FREEDOM, is engaged in Security and Stabilization Operations (SASO) in the Al Anbar province of Iraq

US Navy (USN) Rear Admiral (RADM) (Upper half) Charles R. Kubic (standing), Commander, Naval Construction Forces Command (NCFC), and Commander, Construction Group (CNSTR GP), 1ST Marine Expeditionary Force (1 MEF), 1ST Marine Division (MAR DIV), speaks to Iraqi apprentices of the Iraqi Construction Apprentice Program (ICAP). The 1ST MEF set up this program on Forward Operating Base (FOB) Ar Ramadi, Ar Ramadi, Iraq (IRQ). The 1ST MAR DIV, in support of Operation IRAQI FREEDOM, is engaged in Security and Stabilization Operations (SASO) in the Al Anbar province of Iraq

US Navy (USN) Rear Admiral (RDML) (lower half) Kenneth W. Deutch (left), Commander, Combined Task Force (CTF) 57, US Marine Corps (USMC) Major General (MGEN) James N. Mattis (center), Commander, 1ST Marine Division (MAR DIV), and USN Rear Admiral (RADM) (upper half) Charles R. Kubic (right), Commander, Naval Construction Forces Command (NCFC), and Commander, Construction Group (CNSTR GP), 1ST Marine Expeditionary Force (1 MEF), 1ST Marine Division (MAR DIV), take a moment to have their photograph taken inside the 1ST MAR DIV Headquarters (HQ) building on Forward Operating Base (FOB) Blue Diamond, in Ar Ramadi, Iraq (IRQ). The 1ST MAR DIV, in support of Operation IRAQI FREEDOM, is...

US Navy (USN) Rear Admiral (RADM) (Upper half) Charles R. Kubic, Commander, Naval Construction Forces Command (NCFC), and Commander, Construction Group (CNSTR GP), 1ST Marine Expeditionary Force (1 MEF), 1ST Marine Division (MAR DIV), hands out diplomas to Iraqi graduates of the Iraqi Construction Apprentice Program (ICAP). The 1ST MEF set up this program on Forward Operating Base (FOB) Ar Ramadi, Ar Ramadi, Iraq (IRQ). The 1ST MAR DIV, in support of Operation IRAQI FREEDOM, is engaged in Security and Stabilization Operations (SASO) in the Al Anbar province of Iraq

Students, recently graduated from the Iraqi Construction Apprentice Program (ICAP), listen to US Navy (USN) Rear Admiral (RADM) (Upper half) Charles R. Kubic, Commander, Naval Construction Forces Command (NCFC), and Commander, Construction Group (CNSTR GP), 1ST Marine Expeditionary Force (1 MEF), 1ST Marine Division (MAR DIV). The 1ST MEF set up this program on Forward Operating Base (FOB) Ar Ramadi, Ar Ramadi, Iraq (IRQ). The 1ST MAR DIV, in support of Operation IRAQI FREEDOM, is engaged in Security and Stabilization Operations (SASO) in the Al Anbar province of Iraq

US Navy (USN) Rear Admiral (RADM) (Upper half) Charles R. Kubic (center), Commander, Naval Construction Forces Command (NCFC), and Commander, Construction Group (CNSTR GP), 1ST Marine Expeditionary Force (1 MEF), 1ST Marine Division (MAR DIV), speaks to Iraqi apprentices of the Iraqi Construction Apprentice Program (ICAP). The 1ST MEF set up this program on Forward Operating Base (FOB) Ar Ramadi, Ar Ramadi, Iraq (IRQ). The 1ST MAR DIV, in support of Operation IRAQI FREEDOM, is engaged in Security and Stabilization Operations (SASO) in the Al Anbar province of Iraq

US Navy (USN) Rear Admiral (RADM) (Upper half) Charles R. Kubic, Commander, Naval Construction Forces Command (NCFC), and Commander, Construction Group (CNSTR GP), 1ST Marine Expeditionary Force (1 MEF), 1ST Marine Division (MAR DIV), hands out diplomas to Iraqi graduates of the Iraqi Construction Apprentice Program (ICAP). The 1ST MEF set up this program on Forward Operating Base (FOB) Ar Ramadi, Ar Ramadi, Iraq (IRQ). The 1ST MAR DIV, in support of Operation IRAQI FREEDOM, is engaged in Security and Stabilization Operations (SASO) in the Al Anbar province of Iraq

From the back of a High-Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle (HMMWV) US Navy (USN) Seabees attached to the Construction Group (CNSTR GP), 1ST Marine Expeditionary Force (1 MEF), hand out new overalls to Iraqis going through the Iraqi Construction Apprentice Program (ICAP) at Forward Operating Base (FOB) Ar Ramadi, in Ar Ramadi, Iraq (IRQ). The 1ST Marine Division (MAR DIV), in support of Operation IRAQI FREEDOM, is engaged in Security and Stabilization Operations (SASO) in the Al Anbar province of Iraq

US Navy (USN) Rear Admiral (RADM) (Upper half) Charles R. Kubic, Commander, Naval Construction Forces Command (NCFC), and Commander, Construction Group (CNSTR GP), 1ST Marine Expeditionary Force (1 MEF), 1ST Marine Division (MAR DIV), hands out diplomas to Iraqi graduates of the Iraqi Construction Apprentice Program (ICAP). The 1ST MEF set up this program on Forward Operating Base (FOB) Ar Ramadi, Ar Ramadi, Iraq (IRQ). The 1ST MAR DIV, in support of Operation IRAQI FREEDOM, is engaged in Security and Stabilization Operations (SASO) in the Al Anbar province of Iraq

US Navy (USN) Rear Admiral (RADM) (Upper half) Charles R. Kubic, Commander, Naval Construction Forces Command (NCFC), and Commander, Construction Group (CNSTR GP), 1ST Marine Expeditionary Force (1 MEF), 1ST Marine Division (MAR DIV), speaks to Iraqi apprentices of the Iraqi Construction Apprentice Program (ICAP). The 1ST MEF set up this program on Forward Operating Base (FOB) Ar Ramadi, Ar Ramadi, Iraq (IRQ). The 1ST MAR DIV, in support of Operation IRAQI FREEDOM, is engaged in Security and Stabilization Operations (SASO) in the Al Anbar province of Iraq

US Navy (USN) Rear Admiral (RADM) (Upper half) Charles R. Kubic, Commander, Naval Construction Forces Command (NCFC), and Commander, Construction Group (CNSTR GP), 1ST Marine Expeditionary Force (1 MEF), 1ST Marine Division (MAR DIV), hands out diplomas to Iraqi graduates of the Iraqi Construction Apprentice Program (ICAP). The 1ST MEF set up this program on Forward Operating Base (FOB) Ar Ramadi, Ar Ramadi, Iraq (IRQ). The 1ST MAR DIV, in support of Operation IRAQI FREEDOM, is engaged in Security and Stabilization Operations (SASO) in the Al Anbar province of Iraq

US Navy (USN) Rear Admiral (RADM) (Upper half) Charles R. Kubic, Commander, Naval Construction Forces Command (NCFC), and Commander, Construction Group (CNSTR GP), 1ST Marine Expeditionary Force (1 MEF), 1ST Marine Division (MAR DIV), speaks (with an interpreter) to Iraqi Construction Apprentice Program (ICAP) students. The 1ST MEF set up this program on Forward Operating Base (FOB) Ar Ramadi, Ar Ramadi, Iraq (IRQ). The 1ST MAR DIV, in support of Operation IRAQI FREEDOM, is engaged in Security and Stabilization Operations (SASO) in the Al Anbar province of Iraq

US Navy (USN) Rear Admiral (RADM) (Upper half) Charles R. Kubic, Commander, Naval Construction Forces Command (NCFC), and Commander, Construction Group (CNSTR GP), 1ST Marine Expeditionary Force (1 MEF), 1ST Marine Division (MAR DIV), hands out diplomas to Iraqi graduates of the Iraqi Construction Apprentice Program (ICAP). The 1ST MEF set up this program on Forward Operating Base (FOB) Ar Ramadi, Ar Ramadi, Iraq (IRQ). The 1ST MAR DIV, in support of Operation IRAQI FREEDOM, is engaged in Security and Stabilization Operations (SASO) in the Al Anbar province of Iraq

US Navy (USN) Seabees, attached to the Construction Group (CNSTR GP), 1ST Marine Expeditionary Force (1 MEF), take a moment to have their photograph taken with their Iraqi Construction Apprentice Program (ICAP) students on Forward Operating Base (FOB) Ar Ramadi, Ar Ramadi, Iraq (IRQ). The 1ST MEF set up this program on FOB Ar Ramadi. The 1ST MAR DIV, in support of Operation IRAQI FREEDOM, is engaged in Security and Stabilization Operations (SASO) in the Al Anbar province of Iraq

An Iraqi construction apprentice, going through the Iraqi Construction Apprentice Program (ICAP), tries on a new pair of overalls that the US Navy (USN) Seabees handed out on Forward Operating Base (FOB) Ar Ramadi, Ar Ramadi, Iraq (IRQ). The USN Seabees are attached to the Construction Group (CNSTR GP), 1ST Marine Expeditionary Force (1 MEF), 1ST Marine Division (MAR DIV). The 1ST MAR DIV, in support of Operation IRAQI FREEDOM, is engaged in Security and Stabilization Operations (SASO) in the Al Anbar province of Iraq

US Navy (USN) Rear Admiral (RDML) (lower half) Kenneth W. Deutch (left), Commander, Combined Task Force (CTF) 57, US Marine Corps (USMC) Major General (MGEN) James N. Mattis (center), Commander, 1ST Marine Division (MAR DIV), and USN Rear Admiral (RADM) (upper half) Charles R. Kubic (right), Commander, Naval Construction Forces Command (NCFC), and Commander, Construction Group (CNSTR GP), 1ST Marine Expeditionary Force (1 MEF), 1ST Marine Division (MAR DIV), take a moment to have their photograph taken inside the 1ST MAR DIV Headquarters (HQ) building on Forward Operating Base (FOB) Blue Diamond, in Ar Ramadi, Iraq (IRQ). The 1ST MAR DIV, in support of Operation IRAQI FREEDOM, is...

US Navy (USN) Rear Admiral (RADM) (Upper half) Charles R. Kubic, Commander, Naval Construction Forces Command (NCFC), and Commander, Construction Group (CNSTR GP), 1ST Marine Expeditionary Force (1 MEF), 1ST Marine Division (MAR DIV), hands out diplomas to Iraqi graduates of the Iraqi Construction Apprentice Program (ICAP). The 1ST MEF set up this program on Forward Operating Base (FOB) Ar Ramadi, Ar Ramadi, Iraq (IRQ). The 1ST MAR DIV, in support of Operation IRAQI FREEDOM, is engaged in Security and Stabilization Operations (SASO) in the Al Anbar province of Iraq

US Navy (USN) Rear Admiral (RADM) (Upper half) Charles R. Kubic, Commander, Naval Construction Forces Command (NCFC), and Commander, Construction Group (CNSTR GP), 1ST Marine Expeditionary Force (1 MEF), 1ST Marine Division (MAR DIV), and USN Commander (CDR) Prien, hands out diplomas to Iraqi graduates of the Iraqi Construction Apprentice Program (ICAP). The 1ST MEF set up this program on Forward Operating Base (FOB) Ar Ramadi, Ar Ramadi, Iraq (IRQ). The 1ST MAR DIV, in support of Operation IRAQI FREEDOM, is engaged in Security and Stabilization Operations (SASO) in the Al Anbar province of Iraq

US Navy (USN) Rear Admiral (RADM) (Upper half) Charles R. Kubic, Commander, Naval Construction Forces Command (NCFC), and Commander, Construction Group (CNSTR GP), 1ST Marine Expeditionary Force (1 MEF), 1ST Marine Division (MAR DIV), hands out diplomas to Iraqi graduates of the Iraqi Construction Apprentice Program (ICAP). The 1ST MEF set up this program on Forward Operating Base (FOB) Ar Ramadi, Ar Ramadi, Iraq (IRQ). The 1ST MAR DIV, in support of Operation IRAQI FREEDOM, is engaged in Security and Stabilization Operations (SASO) in the Al Anbar province of Iraq

US Navy (USN) Rear Admiral (RADM) (Upper half) Charles R. Kubic, Commander, Naval Construction Forces Command (NCFC), and Commander, Construction Group (CNSTR GP), 1ST Marine Expeditionary Force (1 MEF), 1ST Marine Division (MAR DIV), hands out diplomas to Iraqi graduates of the Iraqi Construction Apprentice Program (ICAP). The 1ST MEF set up this program on Forward Operating Base (FOB) Ar Ramadi, Ar Ramadi, Iraq (IRQ). The 1ST MAR DIV, in support of Operation IRAQI FREEDOM, is engaged in Security and Stabilization Operations (SASO) in the Al Anbar province of Iraq

US Navy (USN) Rear Admiral (RADM) (Upper half) Charles R. Kubic, Commander, Naval Construction Forces Command (NCFC), and Commander, Construction Group (CNSTR GP), 1ST Marine Expeditionary Force (1 MEF), 1ST Marine Division (MAR DIV), hands out diplomas to Iraqi graduates of the Iraqi Construction Apprentice Program (ICAP). The 1ST MEF set up this program on Forward Operating Base (FOB) Ar Ramadi, Ar Ramadi, Iraq (IRQ). The 1ST MAR DIV, in support of Operation IRAQI FREEDOM, is engaged in Security and Stabilization Operations (SASO) in the Al Anbar province of Iraq

US Navy (USN) Rear Admiral (RADM) (Upper half) Charles R. Kubic, Commander, Naval Construction Forces Command (NCFC), and Commander, Construction Group (CNSTR GP), 1ST Marine Expeditionary Force (1 MEF), 1ST Marine Division (MAR DIV), speaks to Iraqi Construction Apprentice Program (ICAP) students. The 1ST MEF set up this program on Forward Operating Base (FOB) Ar Ramadi, Ar Ramadi, Iraq (IRQ). The 1ST MAR DIV, in support of Operation IRAQI FREEDOM, is engaged in Security and Stabilization Operations (SASO) in the Al Anbar province of Iraq

US Navy (USN) Rear Admiral (RADM) (Upper half) Charles R. Kubic, Commander, Naval Construction Forces Command (NCFC), and Commander, Construction Group (CNSTR GP), 1ST Marine Expeditionary Force (1 MEF), 1ST Marine Division (MAR DIV), speaks (with an interpreter) to Iraqi Construction Apprentice Program (ICAP) students. The 1ST MEF set up this program on Forward Operating Base (FOB) Ar Ramadi, Ar Ramadi, Iraq (IRQ). The 1ST MAR DIV, in support of Operation IRAQI FREEDOM, is engaged in Security and Stabilization Operations (SASO) in the Al Anbar province of Iraq

US Navy (USN) Seabees, attached to the Construction Group (CNSTR GP), 1ST Marine Expeditionary Force (1 MEF), serve cake and soda to recent graduates of the Iraqi Construction Apprentice Program (ICAP), at Forward Operating Base (FOB) Ar Ramadi, Ar Ramadi, Iraq (IRQ). The 1ST MEF set up this program on FOB Ar Ramadi. The 1ST MAR DIV, in support of Operation IRAQI FREEDOM, is engaged in Security and Stabilization Operations (SASO) in the Al Anbar province of Iraq

US Navy (USN) Rear Admiral (RADM) (Upper half) Charles R. Kubic, Commander, Naval Construction Forces Command (NCFC), and Commander, Construction Group (CNSTR GP), 1ST Marine Expeditionary Force (1 MEF), 1ST Marine Division (MAR DIV), hands out diplomas to Iraqi graduates of the Iraqi Construction Apprentice Program (ICAP). The 1ST MEF set up this program on Forward Operating Base (FOB) Ar Ramadi, Ar Ramadi, Iraq (IRQ). The 1ST MAR DIV, in support of Operation IRAQI FREEDOM, is engaged in Security and Stabilization Operations (SASO) in the Al Anbar province of Iraq

US Navy (USN) Rear Admiral (RADM) (Upper half) Charles R. Kubic, Commander, Naval Construction Forces Command (NCFC), and Commander, Construction Group (CNSTR GP), 1ST Marine Expeditionary Force (1 MEF), 1ST Marine Division (MAR DIV), hands out diplomas to Iraqi graduates of the Iraqi Construction Apprentice Program (ICAP). The 1ST MEF set up this program on Forward Operating Base (FOB) Ar Ramadi, Ar Ramadi, Iraq (IRQ). The 1ST MAR DIV, in support of Operation IRAQI FREEDOM, is engaged in Security and Stabilization Operations (SASO) in the Al Anbar province of Iraq

US Navy (USN) Seabees, attached to the Construction Group (CNSTR GP), 1ST Marine Expeditionary Force (1 MEF), take a moment to have their photograph taken with their Iraqi Construction Apprentice Program (ICAP) students on Forward Operating Base (FOB) Ar Ramadi, Ar Ramadi, Iraq (IRQ). The 1ST MEF set up this program on FOB Ar Ramadi. The 1ST MAR DIV, in support of Operation IRAQI FREEDOM, is engaged in Security and Stabilization Operations (SASO) in the Al Anbar province of Iraq

US Navy (USN) Seabees, attached to the Construction Group (CNSTR GP), 1ST Marine Expeditionary Force (1 MEF), serve cake and soda to recent graduates of the Iraqi Construction Apprentice Program (ICAP) students, at Forward Operating Base (FOB) Ar Ramadi, Ar Ramadi, Iraq (IRQ). The 1ST MEF set up this program on FOB Ar Ramadi. The 1ST MAR DIV, in support of Operation IRAQI FREEDOM, is engaged in Security and Stabilization Operations (SASO) in the Al Anbar province of Iraq