Feb. 3, 2020

This Week in Seabee History: February 2-8

Consolidated by U.S. Navy Seabee Museum, Naval History and Heritage Command [caption id="attachment_13758" align="alignnone" width="640"] The Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, desalinization plant circa 1964. In reprisal for the arrest of Cuban fishermen who en...

Jan. 29, 2020

Sealift Command and NCHB 1: Operation Deep Freeze 2020

Military Sealift Command-chartered container ship MV Ocean Giant conducts cargo offloads at McMurdo Station, Antarctica. The operation is part of MSC?s annual resupply mission in support of Operation Deep Freeze, the Joint Task Force Support for An...

Jan. 28, 2020

NMCB 3: Bridge with the Corps

200114-N-BN840-1305 CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. (Jan. 14, 2020) Seabees assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 3 and Marines assigned to 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group secure an Improved Ribbon Bridge bay to a b...

Jan. 27, 2020

This Week in Seabee History: January 26 - February 1

Consolidated by U.S. Navy Seabee Museum, Naval History and Heritage Command [caption id="attachment_13737" align="alignnone" width="640"] Seabees of Naval Construction Battalion 121 joined the Fourth Marine Division and landed on Roi and Namur, th...

Jan. 20, 2020

This Week in Seabee History: January 19-25

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Jan. 13, 2020

This Week in Seabee History: January 12-18

Consolidated by U.S. Navy Seabee Museum, Naval History and Heritage Command [caption id="attachment_13710" align="alignnone" width="618"] Susan Hayward, Dennis O'Keefe and John Wayne on the set of "The Fighting Seabees" in 1943. The film's world p...

Jan. 10, 2020

Powering Diego Garcia

191220-N-HI746-1023 DIEGO GARCIA, British Indian Ocean Territory (Dec. 20, 2019) - Seabees from the Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Far East Public Works Department (PWD) Detachment Diego Garcia pose for a photo Dec. 20. PWD handles op...

Jan. 5, 2020

This Week in Seabee History: January 5-11

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Dec. 29, 2019

This Week in Seabee History (December 29 - January 4)

Consolidated by U.S. Navy Seabee Museum, Naval History and Heritage Command [caption id="attachment_13705" align="alignnone" width="640"] A Seabee recruiting brochure, circa 1942. On Jan. 5 of that year, the Bureau of Navigation (now the Naval Per...

Dec. 22, 2019

This Week in Seabee History (December 22-28)

Consolidated by U.S. Navy Seabee Museum, Naval History and Heritage Command Throughout December 1990: Among the major projects completed during Operation "Desert Shield" were a headquarters complex for the First Marine Expeditionary Force and a 15,...