June 4, 2021

This Week in Seabee History: May 30 - June 5

May 301943: ACORN 8 arrived at Noumea. Later moved to Guadalcanal, Munda and Russells for restaging and then on to Biak. (Used during World War II, an ACORN was a tailored unit designed to carry out the rapid construction and subsequent operation of a landplane and seaplane advance base. Each ACORN had a construction battalion attached to it, as

June 4, 2021

This Week in Seabee History: May 23 - 29

May 231942: 8th NCB commissioned at NCTC Camp Allen, Norfolk, Virginia.1965: Part of NMCB 3 main body departed Guam on the USS Belle Grove for Vietnam.1968: NMCB 10 Detail Juliet was authorized to wear the Presidential Unit Citation by Commandant of the Marine Corps for service performed at Khe Sanh, RVN, during the period of Jan. 10 to April 1,

June 1, 2021

This Week in Seabee History: May 16 - 22

May 161943: 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 Bien Hoa, RVN. Personnel remaining

May 10, 2021

This Week in Seabee History: May 9 - 15

Consolidated by U.S. Navy Seabee Museum, Naval History and Heritage Command...

May 7, 2021

Navy Builder and Funeral Honors Coordinator Honored for Tour in National Capital Region

The Navy Achievement Medal is pinned on BU2 Lawrence S. Culala by Cmdr. Sterling Ingram, Public Works Officer, Public Works Department Washington, NAVFAC Washington....

May 5, 2021

NCF Looks to the Future with Cold-formed Steel Fabrication

Seabees from NCG 2 and NCG 1 participated in a two-week class on how to set up and operate the Cold-formed Steel Mobile Factory (CFSMF) System on board Naval Construction Battalion Center Gulfport, MS. The course was held at CCCT and took 14 Seabees ...

April 28, 2021

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

U.S. Marines with 9th Engineer Support Battalion and Navy Seabees with Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 4 load a Joint Light Tactical Vehicle onto an improved ribbon bridge during exercise Pacific Pioneer, Naha Port, April 21, 2021. Pacific Pionee...

April 26, 2021

This Week in Seabee History: May 2 - 8

Consolidated by U.S. Navy Seabee Museum, Naval History and Heritage Command...

April 26, 2021

West Coast Seabees Building Immunities to Fight COVID-19

As of April 19, 2021, all Department of Defense-eligible and authorized adults are now able to make an appointment to receive a COVID-19 vaccine at their local Military Treatment Facility (MTF). However, some still wrestle with the decision on whethe...

April 25, 2021

This Week in Seabee History: April 25 - May 1

Consolidated by U.S. Navy Seabee Museum, Naval History and Heritage Command...