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June 27, 2021

NMCB-5 Holds Change of Command

Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 5 held a change of command ceremony at Naval Base Ventura County Port Hueneme, California, June 4.Cmdr. Andrew Olsen relieved Cmdr. Ryan Carey as Commanding Officer of NMCB-5.“Thanks to the skipper’s family for the hard work and the sacrifice. Two years in a skipper tour is something else,” said the guest

June 27, 2021

NMCB-3 Changes Command

Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 3 held a change of command ceremony on board Naval Base Ventura County, Port Hueneme, June 4.Cmdr. Jonathan Nieman was relieved by Cmdr. LaKeeva Gunderson as the commanding officer of NMCB-3 in a ceremony attended by military and civilian guests, and distinguished visitors.Capt. Matthew Riethmiller,

June 24, 2021

USS STETHEM Holds 36th Robert Dean Stethem Memorial Ceremony

Steelworkers of USS Stethem (DDG 63) and Seabees of Amphibious Construction Battalion (ACB) 1 gathered together to honor the 36th anniversary of the passing of American hero Robert Dean Stethem during a memorial ceremony held onboard the destroyer Naval Base San Diego, June 15.USS Stethem is named after 2nd Class Petty Officer Robert Dean Stethem

June 7, 2021

NMCB-5 completes NIEX, Test Ability to Interoperate with other Expeditionary Units

Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 5 completed the Navy Expeditionary Combat Command (NECC) Integrated Exercise (NIEX) onboard Naval Base Ventura County, Port Hueneme, California, May 14.The Seabees took part in the advanced phase integrated exercise assessment, ran by Expeditionary Warfighting Development Center (EXWDC), to show how they

June 4, 2021

Poseidon’s Watchtower 21 | 3d MLG, NMCB-4 Rehearse Naval Integration, EABO Concepts

Marines and Sailors with 3d Marine Logistics Group and Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 4 are conducting Expeditionary Advanced Base Operations training on islands around Okinawa, Japan, during exercise Poseidon’s Watchtower from June 2-17, 2021.Poseidon’s Watchtower serves as an opportunity to rehearse both Naval integration and EABO, with

June 4, 2021

Divers from NAVFAC EXWC Train in Greenland

Three divers from Naval Facilities Engineering and Expeditionary Warfare Center (NAVFAC EXWC) joined teams from Construction Diving Detachment Alfa from Underwater Construction Team ONE, Naval Construction Group TWO, the Naval Diving and Salvage Training Center, Naval Surface Warfare Center, and the Naval Experimental Diving Unit for a two-week

June 4, 2021

NMCB-3 Completes CPX-2 and 3

U.S. Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 3 completed two command post exercises (CPX) on board Naval Base Ventura County, Port Hueneme, May 7 and 21.CPX-2 and 3 continue a series of exercises that challenge the battalion’s command and control (C2), communications and timely decision making capabilities through real-world scenarios centered

May 7, 2021

Navy Builder and Funeral Honors Coordinator Honored for Tour in National Capital Region

The Navy Achievement Medal is pinned on BU2 Lawrence S. Culala by Cmdr. Sterling Ingram, Public Works Officer, Public Works Department Washington, NAVFAC Washington....

May 5, 2021

NCF Looks to the Future with Cold-formed Steel Fabrication

Seabees from NCG 2 and NCG 1 participated in a two-week class on how to set up and operate the Cold-formed Steel Mobile Factory (CFSMF) System on board Naval Construction Battalion Center Gulfport, MS. The course was held at CCCT and took 14 Seabees ...

April 28, 2021

Pacific Pioneer 21 | 9th Engineer Support Battalion Practices EABO Concepts and Naval Integration

U.S. Marines with 9th Engineer Support Battalion and Navy Seabees with Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 4 load a Joint Light Tactical Vehicle onto an improved ribbon bridge during exercise Pacific Pioneer, Naha Port, April 21, 2021. Pacific Pionee...