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 Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 5

2600 Dodson Street
Suite 3 Port Hueneme, CA  93043

 Commander Ryan P. Carey

 Civil Engineer Corps (CEC)
 Commanding Officer, Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 5
 Cmdr. Ryan P. Carey is a native of Williamsburg, Virginia.  Carey earned a bachelor’s degree in Ocean Engineering from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech) and attended Officer Candidate School in Pensacola, Florida. He was commissioned in September 2000.  He earned a master’s degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Maryland in 2007.  Upon completion of the Civil Engineer Corps Basic Officers School, he reported to Marine Corps Base (MCB) Camp Pendleton, California, where he served as an assistant resident officer in charge of construction.
 
In May 2003, Carey transferred to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 1 in Gulfport, Mississippi, where he completed deployments to Guam and the Philippines.  He served as the assistant operations officer, detail operations officer, and headquarters company commander.  In January 2005, Carey reported to 8th Engineer Support Battalion, MCB Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, where he completed two deployments in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom to Al Anbar, Iraq. He served as Bravo Company commander, battalion assistant operations officer, and 2nd Marine Logistics Group engineer officer.   
 
In July 2008, following graduate school, Carey transferred to Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Marianas, Guam where he served as resident officer in charge of construction for Andersen Air Force Base and production officer and Facilities Management Division (FMD) director for Naval Base Guam Public Works Department.  In April 2011, Carey reported to NMCB-11, Gulfport, Mississippi, as the operations officer.  In 2012, he deployed to Helmand Province, Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom supporting battalion operations across all six NATO regional commands. His battalion also rapidly deployed an air detachment and supported operations along the U.S. eastern seaboard following Hurricane Sandy.   
 
In August 2013, Carey transferred to Navy Expeditionary Combat Command Pacific as the assistant chief of staff for plans and Southeast Asia plans officer supporting deliberate planning efforts across the Pacific.  In September 2015, he transferred to NAVFAC Hawaii as the FMD director for Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Public Works Department.  In November 2016, Carey was selected to the Department of Defense Legislative Fellowship Program and worked in the U.S. Senate. Carey joined OPNAV N46 in January 2018 as the Military Construction program manager. He was responsible for planning, programming, and budgeting the $5 billion world-wide Navy Active and Reserve Military and Family Construction Housing Program. 
 
In July 2019, Carey reported to NMCB-5, in Port Hueneme, California, as the commanding officer.  NMCB-5 supports worldwide combat and contingency operations, building advanced bases and conducting humanitarian recovery missions. 
 
Carey’s unit awards include the Battle “E” Award (two awards) and Meritorious Unit Citation (two awards).  He is Seabee Combat Warfare and Fleet Marine Force qualified.  
 
Carey is a registered professional engineer in Virginia.
 

 Commander Christopher W. Archer

 Civil Engineer Corps (CEC)
 Executive Officer, Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 5

 

Cmdr. Christopher Archer reported to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 5 as Executive Officer in June 2018. 

Raised in Derby, Kansas, Archer graduated from Kansas State University with a bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering and was commissioned in the Navy Civil Engineer Corps in 2004 from Officer Candidate School, Pensacola, Florida.  He holds a Master’s Degree in Urban and Regional Planning from the University of Hawaii.

Archer’s previous Seabee tours include NMCB 5, serving as Material Liaison Officer, Echo Company Commander, and Detail Officer in Charge with deployments to Camp Arifjan, Kuwait and Chinhae, Republic of Korea; and as the Training Director / Operations Officer at the Naval Construction Training Center, Port Hueneme, California.
His staff tours include service as the Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Pacific Aide to the Commander in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii; Deputy Force / Fleet Engineer for US Naval Forces Central Command / US FIFTH Fleet in Bahrain; and NAVFAC Atlantic Executive Assistant in Norfolk, Virginia.
His previous facilities and project management assignments include tours at Naval Air Station Kingsville, Texas; Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii; and Naval Air Station Oceana, Virginia. 
Archer is a registered professional engineer in the state of Kansas, a Seabee Combat Warfare Officer and a member of the Defense Acquisition Corps.  His personal decorations include the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (seven awards), Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (two awards), and various, campaign, unit, and service awards. 
 

 Master Chief Frederick J. Martinez

 Seabee Combat Warfare (SCW)
 Command Master Chief, Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 5
 
Command Master Chief Frederick J. Martinez is a native of Fresno, California.  Martinez enlisted in the U.S. Navy and reported to Recruit Training Command in February 1994.  He arrived at Naval Construction Training Center in June 1994, where he attended Utilitiesman “A” school.  He holds a bachelor’s degree in Organizational Management from Ashford University.
 
Martinez first duty assignment was Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 3, where he deployed to Rota, Spain; San Diego; and Bahrain.  He reported to Construction Battalion Unit 406, Lemoore, California, from September 1998 to December 2002.  Martinez completed Refrigeration “C” school and received the 6504 NEC.  He transferred to NMCB-4, where he served as crew leader, project supervisor and battalion quality control chief.  
 
He reported to Naval Construction Training Center, Port Hueneme, California, in January 2006, where he served as the utilitiesman schoolhouse director.  Martinez checked into NMCB-40 in July 2009 where he held the positions of convoy security elements commander, battalion training chief, assistant officer in charge, and the battalion operations chief; and he deployed to Marmal, Afghanistan.  He reported to the Construction Battalion Maintenance Unit in 2012, and transferred to NMCB-3 where he served as B5, A5, and assistant officer in charge in Cebu, Philippines.  He reported to Center for Seabees and Facilities Engineering 2015-2017 serving as the N51.
 
Martinez was selected for the Command Master Chief Program in 2017, and checked into NMCB-5 as the Command Master Chief in May 2017.
 
Martinez has been awarded the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (7 awards), Navy Marine Corps Achievement Medal (4), Navy Unit Commendation, Battle Efficiency “E” ribbon (8 awards), Good Conduct Medal (6 awards), National Defense Service Medal (2 awards), Iraqi Campaign Medal with EGA, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary, Medal, Humanitarian Service Medal, Navy and Marine Corps Overseas Service ribbon (6 awards), NATO Medal, Expert Rifleman Medal, and Sharpshooter Award.
 
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