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April 20, 2017

Seabee Dive Detachment Hones Underwater Welding Skills

Story by Underwater Construction Team Two Builder 2nd Class Kyle Foresman, assigned to Underwater Construction Team (UCT) 2's Construction Diving Detachment Alpha (CDDA), conducts underwater welding training at the International Diving Inst...

April 16, 2017

This Week in Seabee History (Week of April 16)

Master Chief Glen Mummert shows Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Joe R. Campa Jr. the various locations Navy Seabees assigned to the Naval Support Unit State Department, established in April 1966, are deployed around the world on a map ...

April 12, 2017

Seabee Statue Renovation Sparks Mentorship

Story by Builder 3rd Class Alexa Trafton, NMCB 1 NAVAL STATION ROTA, Spain (March 27, 2017) Sparks fly at the bottom of the faded cobalt blue arm of a paint-chipped, rusty statue. The worn statue displays its well-seasoned character with honor...

April 9, 2017

This Week in Seabee History (Week of April 9)

Consolidated by Dr. Frank A. Blazich Jr., Historian, Naval History and Heritage Command USS Marvin Shields (DE-1066) was commissioned at the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard, Bremerton, Washington on April 10, 1971. The destroyer escort was na...

April 6, 2017

75th Annual Seabee Ball

  Seabees, service members and civilians observe colors during the 75th Annual Seabee Ball at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley, California, on Feb. 25, 2017. The ball was held to commemorate the 75th Anniversary of the U....

April 6, 2017

Through the Eyes of a State Department Seabee

?Story by?Suzanne K. Whang, Editor, Bureau of Diplomatic Security Public Affairs, U.S. Department of State Chief Steelworker Joan Powers travels with a Seabee convoy security and mobile construction team in February 2012. (Photo courtesy o...

April 2, 2017

This Week in Seabee History (Week of April 2)

Consolidated by Dr. Frank A. Blazich Jr., Historian, Naval History and Heritage Command On April 6, 1968, the Hill 494 Quarry Cantonment and Rock Production was dedicated as Camp DeShurley in honor of mortar crew leader Builder (Light) 3rd...

March 26, 2017

This Week in Seabee History (Week of March 26)

Admiral Mike Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, presents the Silver Star to Brooke Toner, widow of Navy Lt.j.g. Francis L. Toner, IV, at the Navy Memorial in Washington, D.C., Sept. 23, 2011. Halfway through a year-long Individual Augment...

March 21, 2017

Seabees Battle Mother Nature, Complete FTX 2017

Story by Petty Officer 2nd Class Eric Chan     Seabees attached to Amphibious Construction Battalion (ACB) 1 surround Capt. Greg Vinci, commanding officer of ACB 1, to celebrate the end of Field Training Exercise (FTX) 2017...

March 19, 2017

This Week in Seabee History (Week of March 19)

Consolidated by Dr. Frank A. Blazich Jr., Historian, Naval History and Heritage Command Seabees being inspected at Camp Allen in Norfolk, Virginia, in 1942.? After completing three weeks of boot training at Camp Allen, and later at its suc...