Watch NMCB 26's Decommissioning Ceremony

April 8, 2016 | By Seabee Magazine
After 56 years of distinguished service, Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 26 was decommissioned on Sept. 30, 2014, at Selfridge Air National Guard Base, Mich. Commissioned in 1942, NMCB 26 provided support to naval operations in the Pacific Theater during World War II and later as a reserve battalion based in various locations in the Midwest from 1962 until this year. NMCB 26 earned 10 Battle 'E' Awards and two Adm. John R. Perry Awards as the finest reserve battalion in the nation.