Castle in the Sand: U.S. Navy Seabees Improve Access to Alexander the Great Landmark

By Marlene M. Houngbedji

HELMAND PROVINCE, Afghanistan — Tasked with not one but two short-term projects, Seabees assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 11, Detachment Dwyer defied time constraints, high winds, uneven terrain and logistical challenges to complete a new Entry Control Point (ECP) and repair damaged culverts in two locations: Combat Outpost (COP) Castle and COP Taghaz, which they completed on June 9, 2012.

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