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This Week in Seabee History: May 16 – 22

Consolidated by U.S. Navy Seabee Museum, Naval History and Heritage Command May 16 1943: 10th Special Naval Construction Battalion (NCB) formed at Naval Construction Training Center (NCTC) Camp Peary, Magruder, Virginia. 1966: Seabee Team 0405 departed Chu Lai for Port Hueneme for training prior to deployment. 1970: NMCB 5’s battalion flag was transferred from Camp Haskins North, Da Nang to …

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This Week in Seabee History: May 9 – 15

This Week in Seabee History (5-14-17)

Consolidated by U.S. Navy Seabee Museum, Naval History and Heritage Command A Seabee in full deep-water diving gear used by the combat demolition units and deep sea construction divers circa 1943. On May 14, 1943, the first Seabees reported to Amphibious Training Base Solomons, Maryland, to begin the four-week training course for what would later become the Naval Combat Demolition …

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NCF Looks to the Future with Cold-formed Steel Fabrication

Story by Jeffrey Pierce, NCG 2 Seabees from Naval Construction Group (NCG) 2 and NCG 1 participated in a two-week course on the Cold-formed Steel Mobile Factory (CFSMF) at the Contingency Construction Crew Training (CCCT) facility on board Naval Construction Battalion Center Gulfport, MS. Seabees from NCG 2 and NCG 1 participated in a two-week class on how to set …

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Pacific Pioneer 21 | 9th Engineer Support Battalion Practices EABO Concepts and Naval Integration

Story by 1st Lt. Jonathan Coronel, 3rd Marine Logistics Group Marines and Sailors with 9th Engineer Support Battalion, 3d Marine Logistics Group, honed their Expeditionary Advanced Base Operations capabilities and “Fight Now” concepts in support of III Marine Expeditionary Force, on training areas throughout Okinawa during exercise Pacific Pioneer, April 8-23, 2021. U.S. Marines with 9th Engineer Support Battalion and …

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This Week in Seabee History: May 2 – 8

This Week in Seabee History – May 7, 2017

Consolidated by U.S. Navy Seabee Museum, Naval History and Heritage Command On May 7, 1965, the Seabees of NMCB 10 landed at Chu Lai, Republic of Vietnam, in support of the III Marine Amphibious Force. This landing marked the first full scale battalion to deploy to Vietnam. After landing, the Seabees began working on the Chu Lai airfield, and establishing …

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