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June 7, 2021

This Week in Seabee History: June 7 - 13

June 61942: 9th Naval Construction Battalion (NCB) commissioned at Naval Construction Training Center (NCTC) Camp Allen, Norfolk, Virginia.1943: Naval Combat Demolition Unit (NCDU) training school established at Amphibious Training Base Fort Pierce, Florida. Volunteers assembled for the first classes came from the Bomb and Mine Disposal School in

June 4, 2021

This Week in Seabee History: May 30 - June 5

May 301943: ACORN 8 arrived at Noumea. Later moved to Guadalcanal, Munda and Russells for restaging and then on to Biak. (Used during World War II, an ACORN was a tailored unit designed to carry out the rapid construction and subsequent operation of a landplane and seaplane advance base. Each ACORN had a construction battalion attached to it, as

June 4, 2021

This Week in Seabee History: May 23 - 29

May 231942: 8th NCB commissioned at NCTC Camp Allen, Norfolk, Virginia.1965: Part of NMCB 3 main body departed Guam on the USS Belle Grove for Vietnam.1968: NMCB 10 Detail Juliet was authorized to wear the Presidential Unit Citation by Commandant of the Marine Corps for service performed at Khe Sanh, RVN, during the period of Jan. 10 to April 1,

May 10, 2021

This Week in Seabee History: May 9 - 15

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April 26, 2021

This Week in Seabee History: May 2 - 8

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April 25, 2021

This Week in Seabee History: April 25 - May 1

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April 19, 2021

This Week in Seabee History: April 18 - 24

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April 12, 2021

This Week in Seabee History: April 11 - 17

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April 5, 2021

This Week in Seabee History: April 4-10

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March 29, 2021

This Week in Seabee History: March 28 - April 3

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