U.S., Belize Troops Build Schools in Belize

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Joshua Rivera-Watson, right, and U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Jenna Rogers cut wood during construction at the Ladyville technical high school in Ladyville, Belize, April 10, 2013, during New Horizons 2013. Rivera-Watson, a combat engineer, is assigned to the Engineer Company, Marine Wing Support Squadron 472 and Rogers, a medical technician, is assigned to the 823rd Rapid Engineer Deployable Heavy Operational Repair Squadron Engineers. New Horizons is an annual series of joint humanitarian assistance exercises, sponsored by U.S. Southern Command, which deploys U.S. military engineers, veterinarians, medics and other professions to Central and South American nations for medical, training and construction projects. U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. Holly Hess
  • U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jarrod Singer, left, and U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Mindy Saldano review design drawings at the construction site of the Ladyville technical high school in Ladyville, Belize, April 10, 2013, during New Horizons 2013. Singer and Saldano, structural supervisors, are assigned to the 823rd Rapid Engineer Deployable Heavy Operational Repair Squadron Engineers. U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. Holly Hess
  • U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Mazel Sievers cuts a piece of wood to be used for construction of the Ladyville technical high school in Ladyville, Belize, April 10, 2013, during New Horizons 2013. Sievers, a structural worker, is assigned to the 823rd Rapid Engineer Deployable Heavy Operational Repair Squadron Engineers. 
 U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. Holly Hess
  • U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Erich Sullivan removes a nail from a piece of wood so it can be reused for the construction of the Ladyville technical high school in Ladyville, Belize, April 10, 2013, during New Horizons 2013. Sullivan, a combat engineer, is assigned to the Engineer Company, Marine Wing Support Squadron 472. U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. Holly Hess
  • U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Thomas Martin, left, and Belize defense force Lance Cpl. Gregory Banner tie reinforcing bar during construction of the Ladyville technical high school  in Ladyville, Belize, April 10, 2013. Martin is assigned to the 556th Rapid Engineer Deployable Heavy Operational Repair Squadron Engineers. U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. Holly Hess
  • U.S. Marine Corps Pfc. Timothy Kean, left, U.S. Marine Corps Gunnery Sgts. Daniel Ward, center, and Kyle Dugas tie reinforcing bar at the construction site of the Ladyville technical high school in Ladyville, Belize, April 10, 2013, during New Horizons 2013. Kean, Ward and Dugas, combat engineers, are assigned to the Engineer Company, Marine Wing Support Squadron 472. U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. Holly Hess
  • U.S. Air Force 1st Lt. Jill Anderson, left, speaks with Belize defense force Lt. Darius Ramos, right, at the construction site of the Crooked Tree primary school in Crooked Tree, Belize, April 10, 2013, during New Horizons 2013. Anderson, an assessments analyst, is assigned to the Detachment 4, Air Force Operational Test and Evaluation Center. U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. Holly Hess
  • U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Lewis Smith ties reinforcing bar at the construction site of the Crooked Tree primary school in Crooked Tree, Belize, April 10, 2013, during New Horizons 2013. Smith, a combat engineer, is assigned to the Engineer Company, Marine Wing Support Squadron 471. U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. Holly Hess
  • U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Justin Ream cuts reinforcing bar at the construction site of the Crooked Tree primary school in Crooked Tree, Belize, April 10, 2013, during New Horizons 2013. Ream, a structural worker, is assigned to the 823rd Rapid Engineer Deployable Heavy Operational Repair Squadron Engineers. U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. Holly Hess
  • U.S. Marine Corps Staff Sgt. Daniel Guerrero, left, and U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Matthew Morrison place exterior walls at the construction site of the Crooked Tree primary school in Crooked Tree, Belize, April 10, 2013, during New Horizons 2013. Guerrero is assigned to the Engineer Company, Marine Wing Support Squadron 471 and Morrison, a structures supervisor, is assigned to the 823rd Rapid Engineer Deployable Heavy Operational Repair Squadron Engineers. U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. Holly Hess
  • U.S. Airmen, Marines and members of the Belize defense force place exterior walls at the construction site of the Crooked Tree primary school in Crooked Tree, Belize, April 10, 2013, during New Horizons 2013. U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. Holly Hess