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March 17, 2017

Battalion Establishes Air Deployable Det. for Major Contingencies

Story by Petty Officer 3rd Class Alexa Trafton Senior Chief Constructionman Greggory Cooke, from Richland Center, Wisconsin, leads a platoon of Seabees assigned to the Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 1 Air Deployable Det. on a...

March 15, 2017

Seabees Join The Foal Eagle Exercise in Korea

Story by Petty Officer 1st Class Torrey Lee Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 5 Sailors and Republic of Korea (ROK) sailors listen to a safety brief at the ROK Naval Education and Training Command in Jinhae, ROK, March 13, 2017, as part of e...

March 8, 2017

NMCB 5 Overcomes Jungle Endurance Course

Story by Petty Officer 2nd Class Adam Henderson Construction Mechanic Constructionman Matt Adams, attached to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 5, traverses a mud-filled pit while participating in the endurance course at the Jungle Wa...

March 5, 2017

This Week in Seabee History (Week of March 5)

As part of an open house held to celebrate the 100th Anniversary of the Civil Engineer Corps and 25th Birthday of the Seabees in 1967, the 31st Naval Construction Regiment created a model Vietnamese Village at Port Hueneme, Calif. The program for the...

March 3, 2017

World War II Seabee Reflects on VJ-Day

Story by Lt. Cmdr. Jennifer Cragg, Commander, Navy Expeditionary Combat Command Public Affairs           .         In honor of the 75th Seabee Anniversary, this video f...

March 2, 2017

Port Hueneme Seabees Celebrate 75 Years

Story by Naval Construction Group 1 Public Affairs The oldest and youngest Seabees, Retired Master Chief Equipmentman Jim Daniels, right, and Constructionman Recruit Colin Ryniec, assigned to Naval Construction Training Center, cut a cake ...

Feb. 28, 2017

Shipyard Rigger Shares Seabee Memories

Story by Michele Fletcher, PSNS & IMF Public Affairs Photo courtesy of Puget Sound Naval Shipyard (PSNS) and Intermediate Maintenance Facility (IMF) Public Affairs. BREMERTON, Washington -- Ed Stein opened his backpack and pulled ou...

Feb. 27, 2017

NMCB 1 Ready, Relieves NMCB 11

Story by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class M. Jang, Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Europe and Africa/U.S. 6th Fleet Public Affairs Seabees assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 1, remove NMCB 11's insignia to reveal th...

Feb. 26, 2017

This Week in Seabee History (Week of Feb. 26)

U.S. Navy Civil Engineer Corps insignia, circa 1905. On March 2, 1867, an act of Congress provided that civil engineers should be appointed by the President, by and with the consent of the Senate. Previously, all civil engineers in the Navy were civ...

Feb. 23, 2017

Building?s Dedication at Thai School is Foundation for Hope

Story by Petty Officer 2nd Class Marc Castaneda Brig. Gen. Bryan Suntheimer, United States Army Pacific Deputy Commanding General for Army National Guard, Rear Adm. Jong Sam Kim, commander, Republic of Korea Navy Component 5, Vice Adm. Pan...