In Service

McNally takes part in naval operation

GULFPORT, Miss. – Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Kevin M. McNally, son of Walter W. McNally of Bark River, is assigned to with Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 133, Gulfport, Miss. McNally, along with other Seabees from Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 133, has begun construction along with the Tajikistan Ministry of Defense’s (MOD’s) construction force, on the first phase of a $1 million project at Shamsi Base, Bahrain.

The first-ever SeaBee mission in Tajikistan has been assigned to NMCB 133 and is a Global Peace Operation Initiative in support of the Office of Military Cooperation.

The first phase is scheduled to be completed in early 2013 which includes building of a new roof, an English language lab classroom, renovation to kitchen and electrical distribution repairs.

McNally is a 2001 graduate of Bark River-Harris High School. He joined the Navy in August 2001.