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Feb. 21, 2017

UCT 1 Increases Operational Readiness

Story by Petty Officer 2nd Class Austin L Simmons Utilitiesman 1st Class Jordan Delasalas, left, and Equipment Operator 1st Class Matt Bobinchak, both assigned to Underwater Construction Team (UCT) 1, conduct diver qualification training o...

Feb. 19, 2017

This Week in Seabee History (Week of Feb. 19)

Consolidated by Dr. Frank A. Blazich Jr., Historian, Naval History and Heritage Command Construction Battalion Maintenance Unit (CBMU) 301 Seabees working at Khe Sanh in 1968. A small detail of Seabees from CBMU 301 distinguished themselve...

Feb. 12, 2017

This Week in Seabee History (Week of Feb. 12)

Consolidated by Dr. Frank A. Blazich Jr., Historian, Naval History and Heritage Command   The start of the Second World War sent naval survey teams up and down the Pacific coast looking for new locations for naval facilities. One t...

Feb. 9, 2017

NMCB 4 Seabees Enhance Mission Readiness Through Command Post Exercise

Story by Petty Officer 1st Class Rosalie Chang Builder Constructionman Dustin Coleman (left), assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 4, communicates the Chemical, Biological and Radiological (CBR) response teams' location a...

Feb. 9, 2017

Seabees Hard at Work at Camp Wilson

Story by Lance Cpl. Dave Flores Seabees with Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 3 attach an arch to a K-Span unit at Camp Wilson aboard Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, California, Feb. 2, 2017. NMCB 3 is in Camp W...

Feb. 6, 2017

This Week in Seabee History (Week of Feb. 5)

Consolidated by Dr. Frank A. Blazich Jr., Historian, Naval History and Heritage Command The Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, desalinization plant circa 1964. In reprisal for the arrest of Cuban fishermen who entered Florida coastal waters, the Cuban ...

Feb. 2, 2017

NCHB 1 Sailors Return to Support Operation Deep Freeze

Story by Ensign James Griffin, Navy Expeditionary Combat Command Public Affairs Navy Cargo Handling Battalion (NCHB) 1 personnel arrive at McMurdo Station, Antarctica, on Jan. 21, 2016, via U.S. Air Force C-130 in support of the National Scien...

Feb. 2, 2017

NMCB 4 Conducts Loading Exercise with USS San Diego

Story by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Rosalie Chang, Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 4 Public Affairs Equipment Operator 3rd Class Trae Moliere and Equipment Operator 3rd Class Nathan Gillilan, assigned to Naval Mobile Const...

Jan. 29, 2017

This Week in Seabee History (Week of Jan. 29)

Consolidated by Dr. Frank A. Blazich Jr., Historian, Naval History and Heritage Command Seabees of Naval Construction Battalion 121 joined the Fourth Marine Division and landed on Roi and Namur, the northernmost islands of the Kwajalein at...

Jan. 25, 2017

BEECAM: Seabees 75th Anniversary Kickoff Ceremony

Retired Carpenter's Mate 1st Class Macy Coffin, center, and distinguished guests including NAVFAC Commander Rear Adm. Bret Muilenburg, far left, cut the ribbon on a new World War II gallery at the Seabee Museum during the Seabees 75th Anniversary Kic...