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July 27, 2016

NMCB 1 CPX Focuses on the 'Fight'

By MC1?Brannon Deugan, NMCB 1 Public Affairs Personnel Specialist 1st Class Jennifer Johnston, left, and Engineering Aide 3rd Class Peris Karanja discuss a significate event during Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 1's Command Post Ex...

July 27, 2016

NMCB 1 CPX Focuses on the Fight

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July 26, 2016

This Week in Seabee History (Week of July 24)

Consolidated by Dr. Frank A. Blazich Jr., Historian, U.S. Navy Seabee Museum Seabees are pictured leaving Incheon Harbor, Korea during the successful redeployment of United Nations troops to Incheon in?September 1950. (Photo courtesy of th...

July 21, 2016

NMCB 11 Seabees Aid Civilian During Medical Emergency

By Ens. Samantha Krulik, NMCB?11 Public Affairs Official file photo of a GoRuck fitness challenge event.? Seabees of Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 11 Detachment Echo participated in a GoRuck fitness challenge course July 16, wh...

July 20, 2016

Homefront: What I Found While Losing My Mind

By Lisa Smith Molinari, Contributing Writer Contributing writer Lisa Smith Molinari is the award-winning syndicated columnist of The Meat and Potatoes of Life. In the military, a Permanent Change of Station, or ?PCS? move, is a lot like ...

July 18, 2016

PHIBCB 2, NCG 2 Employ 'Crawl-Walk-Run' Tactics During BTX

By MCSN Kenneth Gardner, PHIBCB 2 EO2 Rick Schram, PHIBCB 2, uses a fireplan sketch to explain his pit?s field of fire during PHIBCB 2?s BTX, Fort A.P. Hill, Virginia, Nov. 17. (Photo by EA2 Larry Winer/151117-N-FU398-035) Amphibious Constr...

July 17, 2016

This Week in Seabee History (Week of July 17)

Consolidated by Dr. Frank A. Blazich Jr., Historian, U.S. Navy Seabee Museum   Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 3 unloads littoral combat ships (LCS) at Da Nang, Republic of Vietnam, 1966.?Two years later,?on?August 12, S...

July 15, 2016

Seabees Touching Lives, Helping Residents in Marshall Islands

By?CECN Sarah Coker, NMCB 133 As Marshallese children watch and learn, Builder Second Class Brandon Kinsey chisels out a hinge mortise for a new door during the renovation of the Majuro Deaf Education Center, Majuro Atoll, Marshall Islands...

July 14, 2016

Homefront: Once a military family?

By Lisa Smith Molinari At seven in the morning, the summer sun was already shining hot and bright. I found space among the passengers on the train platform. My husband, Francis, hastily parked my luggage at my feet, inadvertently nicking my to...

July 11, 2016

Marine General Visits Seabee-Built ELCAS Pier

By MC3 Kenneth Gardner, PHIBCB 2 Public Affairs Lt. Gen. John Wissler (left), commander, U.S. Marine Corps Forces Command and commanding general, Fleet Marine Forces, Atlantic, and Capt. Michael Ott (right), commodore, Naval Beach Group 2, d...