U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Billy Ho/Released
U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Billy Ho/Released

Sailors with NCHB-1 offload cargo

Commander Task Force 75

SANTA RITA, Guam (March 2, 2019) Boatswain’s Mate Seaman Anthony Cox, assigned to Navy Cargo Handling Battalion (NCHB) 1, Detachment Guam, heaves a line at the Kilo Pier on Naval Base Guam. NCHB-1, Detachment Guam, assigned to Commander, Task Force 75, is the Navy’s only active duty cargo handling battalion. They are a rapidly deployable unit of the Navy Expeditionary Combat Command, capable of loading and discharging ships and aircraft in all-climatic and threat conditions.

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