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May 4, 2015

Seabees Ensure Mission Readiness at Fleet Activities Sasebo

Submitted by NAVFAC Far East Capt. Matt Ovios, installation commanding officer, Fleet Activities Sasebo, Japan, presents awards to the Public Works Department Self-Help Seabees, April 29, for facilitating the move of tenant commands from the b...

April 30, 2015

Seabees Build and Train with Israeli Defense Force

Story submitted by NMCB 11 Seabees assigned to NMCB 11 erect a king post truss as?part of a SWA hut project, Camp Adam, Israel,?March 15. Photo by CECN Keith Spoon The Israeli Defense Force (IDF) welcomed 14 Seabees from Naval Mobile Constr...

April 30, 2015

From Alaska to Okinawa: An Original Seabee Reflects

By M. Alberto Rivera [Originally published in Seabee Magazine, Winter 2010] ? In the barracks, c.1943. Photo courtesy of U.S. Navy Seabee Museum, Naval History and Heritage Command Like many young men of his generation, 18-year-old Ronald A. Koz...

April 29, 2015

CBMU 303 ?Bees Complete Upgrade Project at Puuloa Rifle Range

By CE2 (SCW) Lisa A. Sperhake, CBMU 303 Detachment Pearl Harbor Seabees from CBMU 303 Detachment Pearl Harbor place concrete for the back wall at the Puuloa rifle range. Photo by SW2 (SCW) William Stimson Seabees from Construction Battalion...

April 29, 2015

NMCB 11 Seabees and Marines Build Together in Support of Operation Inherent Resolve

By BUCN Rosalind Bonenberger, NMCB 11 Public Affairs NMCB 11 and Marine Wing Support Squadron 374 complete truss work on a SWA?hut as part of a joint project supporting airfield operations at a CENTCOM?forward operating site.? Photos by BUCN Rosal...

April 29, 2015

NMCB 5 ?Bees Train for Jungle Warfare

Photos by MC1 John P. Curtis, NMCB 5 BU3 Chad Davis, NMCB 5, provides security for his squad while at the Jungle Warfare Training Center, Okinawa, Japan, April 24. More than 60 Seabees from NMCB 5 attended a week-long jungle warfare trainin...

April 28, 2015

My Kids are Total BRATs!

By Lisa Smith Molinari ? From the time I toddled around in droopy diapers, to the day I drove off to college in my VW Bug, I lived in one small Pennsylvania town. The kids who picked their noses next to me in Mrs. Rowley's kindergarten class we...

April 28, 2015

Seabee Combat Handbook Volumes 1 and 2: Updates to Rev. ?B?

By John Pine, Training Specialist, CSFE The Center for Seabees and Facilities Engineering (CSFE) announces the release of the updated Seabee Combat Handbook, Volumes 1 and 2 (NAVEDTRA 14234B and 14235B). Both volumes are available on-line at h...

April 28, 2015

BEECAM: NMCB 11 Paves the Way in Rota, Spain

Photos by MC1 Michael C. Barton EO1 Thomas Irvin, NMCB 11, operates a skid steer loader to remove material for the equipment calibration complex project, Naval Station Rota, Spain.? BUCN Christopher Mayer, NMCB 11, cuts openings in asph...

April 28, 2015

NMCB 5 Builds Schools, Relationships in the Philippines

By Staff Sgt. Cristina Porras, I Marine Expeditionary Force Members of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) 2nd Naval Mobile Construction Battalion work with members of NMCB 5 and the Marine Corps 9th Engineer Support Battalion to build a...