Figure 1-24.Hazardous chemical warning label.
responsibility, you, as a CE, can and will become
The Air Detachment (Air Det), as stated in U.S.
Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB)
Doctrine and Policy Governing, OPNAVINST
5450.46, is part of a Naval Mobile Construction
Battalion (NMCB) organization and is capable of
deploying within 48 hours of notification. The mission
of the Air Det is to provide contingency support for the
Navy, Marine Corps, and other forces, and perform and
participate in disaster recovery operations and field
exercises (FEX). The Air Det has approximately 90
personnel assigned and contains air-liftable supplies,
tools, and Civil Engineer Support Equipment (CESE) to
perform both horizontal and vertical construction. The
Air Det is self-sufficient for 30 days (600 construction
hours), except for ammunition, rations, and fuel. The
Air Det can operate independently of an NMCB for an
indefinite period when provided logistic support.
Personnel are assigned to the Air Det by the
Battalion Operations Department using the basic