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Seabees and Marines Power III MEF and MCIPAC

Story by Cpl. Karis Mattingly, Marine Corps Installations Pacific Day in and day out U.S. Navy Seabees work to fulfill their motto “We build, we fight, we do”, training General Facility Marines in a joint-effort to help protect and maintain III Marine Expeditionary Force and Marine Corps Installation Pacific facilities. U.S. Marines with General Facilities (GF) and Navy Construction Electrician …

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This Week in Seabee History (November 29 – December 5)

Consolidated by U.S. Navy Seabee Museum, Naval History and Heritage Command Seabees constructed tent city as part of Operation Sea Signal. Joint Task force 160 constructed facilities to improve the quality of life of migrants at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, December 1994. (Photo courtesy of U.S. Navy Seabee Museum) November 29 1945: 46th Naval Construction Regiment (NCR) inactivated. 1967: NMCB 11 …

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NMCB FOUR Constructs Pier System with NAVFAC Southwest and Industry Partners

Story by Lt.j.g. Eric Fallon, NMCB 4 “The difficult we do at once. The impossible takes a bit longer!” Seabees from Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 4 have exceeded even the most ambitious timelines to complete the installation of piles that will ultimately support a catwalk pier system for a Short Approach Lighting System (SALS) at Runway 36 on Naval …

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This Week in Seabee History (November 15-21)

Consolidated by U.S. Navy Seabee Museum, Naval History and Heritage Command Seabees working at McMurdo Station, Antarctica, while an aircraft lands. Beginning in 1955, Seabees began deploying yearly to the continent of Antarctica. As participants in Operation Deep Freeze, their mission was to build and expand scientific bases located on the frozen continent. The first “wintering over” party included 200 …

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The Warfighter is Live

Story by MC2 Brianna Green, NAVFAC EURAFCENT Public Affairs Office Standing on the forecastle of the Arleigh-burke guided-missile destroyer USS Donald Cook (DDG-75), Sailors waits for a signal from a Boatswain’s Mate to start heaving a line. Regardless of their time out to sea, every Sailor loves to hear the sound from their commanding officer, “liberty call, liberty call.” Everyone …

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This Week in Seabee History: November 1 – 7

Consolidated by U.S. Navy Seabee Museum, Naval History and Heritage Command Operation Deep Freeze II Seabees prepare an amphibious tracker supply convoy for a trip from Little America to South Pole Station, 6 November 1956. (Coutesy of Naval History and Heritage Command) November 1 1943: Aviation, Construction, Ordnance, Repair, Navy (ACORN) 15 arrived at Noumea, New Caledonia. ACORNs were advanced …

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