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March 17, 2015

Yokosuka Self-Help Seabees Mentor Local Boy Scouts

By James Johnson, NAVFAC Far East Public Affairs PWD?Yokosuka?Self-Help Seabees mentor local Boy Scout Troop 35 as?they earn their Woodworking merit badge,?Yokosuka, Japan. Photo by Izumi?Morine Boy Scouts from the Yokosuka, Japan, Troop 35...

March 17, 2015

NMCB 1 Seabee Wins Marvin Shields Award

By MCC?Kim Martinez, NMCB 1 Public Affairs BU1 Patrick Smith, NMCB 1, who received the 2014 Marvin Shields Award. A Seabee from Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 1 was named the 2014 Marvin Shields Award winner by Naval Facilities Engi...

March 11, 2015

Winter Freeze Doesn?t Stop Amphib ?Bees

Story and photos by MC3 Taylor Mohr, PHIBCB 2 Public Affairs Seabees assigned to PHIBCB 2 and BMU 2, as well as Soldiers from the 11th Transportation Battalion, conduct Logistics Over the Shore (LOTS) at Anzio Beach during Exercise Blue He...

March 11, 2015

NMCB 4 Awarded Third Consecutive Battle ?E?

By MC1 Charles Panter, NMCB 4 Public Affairs Rear Adm. Frank Morneau (right), commander, NECC, presents Cmdr. Jeff?Lengkeek, commanding officer, NMCB 4, with a plaque in recognition of the?battalion's third consecutive Battle "E" Best of Type...

March 11, 2015

Moreell Award Goes to LCDR Andrew W. Olsen, CEC, USN

By NAVFAC HQ Public Affairs 2014 Moreell Medal recipient, Lt. Cmdr. Andrew Olsen, NMCB 11?s operations officer, stands in front of the troops during the battalion?s change of command, Gulfport, Miss., Nov. 21. Photo by MC1 Michael C. Barto...

March 10, 2015

Seabees, Civil Engineer Corps and NAVFAC Celebrate Unique Heritage

By Don Rochon, Naval Facilities Engineering Command Public Affairs Photos by MC1(SW/AW) Chris Thien, Naval Facilities Engineering Command Public Affairs Rear Adm. Kate Gregory, commander, Naval Facilities Engineering Command, welcomes Master ...

March 5, 2015

BEECAM: 'Bees Ready Defense at Operation Bearing Duel

Photo by MCC Kim Martinez, NMCB 1 Public Affairs Seabees from NMCB 1 engage opposing forces at the forward operating base 1 entry control point during Operation Bearing Duel 2015, Hattiesburg, Miss., Feb. 25. Operation Bearing Duel is a fi...

March 5, 2015

BEECAM: Camp Lemonnier Celebrates Seabee Birthday

Naval Facilities Engineering Command Commander and Chief of Civil Engineers Rear Adm. Katherine Gregory, center, congratulates Builder Seaman Tanesha Tolbert for being the youngest Seabee at the 73rd Seabee Birthday Ball at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, ...

March 4, 2015

Fires to the Sky: The Legend of Bucky Meyer

Dr. Frank A. Blazich Jr., Historian, U.S. Navy Seabee Museum The name ?Guadalcanal? conjures up reverence and deference for those persons privy to this small island?s place in American military history. From August 1942 to February 1943, the A...

Feb. 27, 2015

NAVFAC Commander, Seabee FORCM Visit New Base Under Construction in Romania

Story by MC2(SW/AW) Luke Meineke, Navy Region Europe, Africa, Southwest Asia Public Affairs Rear Adm. Katherine Gregory, commander, Naval Facilities Engineering Command, discusses construction plans and progress with U.S. Army Corps of Engineer re...