Tech. Sgt. Jason Hindmarsh and Staff Sergeant William Williams, 732nd Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron Detachment 3, use a cable crimper to attach a connector on an electrical line at Patrol Base Shocker, Iraq, May 2009. Over 6,000 feet of electrical cable was placed to support over 15 troop billets, hygiene facilities and guard towers. The Airmen were a part of a construction team to support the vertical construction phase, which doubled the size of the installation to bed-down over 140 additional U.S. Soldiers to be assigned to Patrol Base Shocker. Sergeant Hindmarsh and Sergeant Williams are deployed from Fairchild Air Force Base, Wash. Sergeant Hindmarsh is a native of Spokane, Wash. Sergeant Williams is a native of Clarkston, Mich.
Civil Engineer Airmen Answer Army's Call
CAMP LIBERTY, Iraq – Who does the Army call when they need something built in a hurry to accomplish their mission or to improve their quality of life? The Airmen assigned to the 732nd Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron, that's who.
More than 50 combat-trained engineers, assigned to the 732nd ECES Det. 3, can provide a variety of engineer services at the drop of a hat.
"Our team here was brought in to help the Army's Construction Battalion, and we can provide the vertical asset they need, which basically means we provide everything that goes above ground to include electrical, water and