180720-N-GF511-0001 PORT HEUNEME, Calif. (July 20, 2018) Basic Class 265 students attend the Civil Engineer Corps (CEC) Basic Qualification Course at the Naval Civil Engineer Corps Officers School (CECOS). Graduation from the 15-week-long course is a requirement for new U.S. Navy CEC officers before they report to their initial assignments in public works departments as construction managers at Navy and Marine Corps installations, or as platoon commanders and staff officers in the Naval Construction Force. (U.S. Navy photo by Amber Vaglica/Released)