After we were finished offloading our ships and there was time before the next ship arrived, the ship watch officers and ship supervisors would get together to complete their offload or back load after action report to present to NAVCHAPGRU.
NAVCHAPGRU provided two laptops to the troops to e-mail home and about 12 computers were available in the camp for use by reservation.
LT Bonner said his biggest challenge in leading YB, was "Ensuring a smooth integration between NAVCHAPGRU and NCHB 10 troops.
When asked about his proudest moment, SKC Snead said, "It was at our final muster at KNB and we were officially being detached from NAVCHAPGRU.
Our very own EN2 Benjamin Fye of YB was the very first awardee from either NAVCHAPGRU or NCHB 10 and he was awarded the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal for getting the food storage refrigerators up and running in time for the conversion from Kuwaiti food contractor to a self-reliant Navy galley.
In all, NAVCHAPGRU provided over 13,000 man-days of cargo handling and expeditionary logistics support.
NAVCHAPGRU is tasked as the primary trainer and assessor of the Supply and Transportation Advanced Base Functional Components of the NAVELSF.
From April to June, NAVCHAPGRU participated in Exercise Freedom Banner, the U.
From September to November, 35 NAVCHAPGRU personnel were deployed to Egypt (Operation Brightstar).
In early October through the present time, NAVCHAPGRU personnel were called to Diego Garcia for upload and backload of more than 20 million pounds of ammunition in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.
Air Force, NAVCHAPGRU handled more than 25,000 tons of mission-essential CASREPS, other repair parts and miscellaneous cargo for delivery to 65 afloat units in the Arabian Gulf and thousands of troops on the ground in Afghanistan and Pakistan.