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This Week in Seabee History: May 10 – 16

This Week in Seabee History (5-14-17)

Consolidated by U.S. Navy Seabee Museum, Naval History and Heritage Command A Seabee in full deep-water diving gear used by the combat demolition units and deep sea construction divers circa 1943. On May 14, 1943, the first Seabees reported to Amphibious Training Base Solomons, Maryland, to begin the four-week training course for what would later become the Naval Combat Demolition …

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This Week in Seabee History: May 3 – 9

Consolidated by U.S. Navy Seabee Museum, Naval History and Heritage Command On May 7, 1965, the Seabees of NMCB 10 landed at Chu Lai, Republic of Vietnam, in support of the III Marine Amphibious Force. This landing marked the first full scale battalion to deploy to Vietnam. After landing, the Seabees began working on the Chu Lai airfield, and establishing …

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This Week in Seabee History: April 26 – May 2

TWiSH (4-30-17)

Consolidated by U.S. Navy Seabee Museum, Naval History and Heritage Command Seabees attend a memorial service in Fallujah, Iraq, on May 15, 2004, honoring seven Seabees from NMCB-14 who died as a result of hostile fire in the Al Anbar Province on April 30 and May 2. (Photo by PH2 Eric Powell) April 26 1943: 9th Special NCB commissioned at …

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This Week in Seabee History: April 19 – 25

Consolidated by U.S. Navy Seabee Museum, Naval History and Heritage Command April 23, 1970: NMCB-121 Delta Company personnel pouring the concrete cap on an aircraft shelter for MAG-16, DaNang, Vietnam. (Photo courtesy of U.S. Navy Seabee Museum) April 20 1946: 301st Naval Construction Battalion (NCB) inactivated on Guam. 1970: NMCB 3 advance party returned to the continental United States (CONUS) …

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This Week in Seabee History: April 12 – 18

this week in seabee history (week of april 16)

Consolidated by U.S. Navy Seabee Museum, Naval History and Heritage Command Master Chief Glen Mummert shows Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Joe R. Campa Jr. the various locations Navy Seabees assigned to the Naval Support Unit State Department, established in April 1966, are deployed around the world on a map at the U.S. Department of State in …

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This Week in Seabee History: April 5 – 11

This Week in Seabee History (Week of April 9)

Consolidated by U.S. Navy Seabee Museum, Naval History and Heritage Command During the 1980s The Seabees provided support for the Fleet Hospital program. These Fleet Hospitals were rapidly deployable systems of expandable shelters, pre- positioned worldwide, and assembled/erected by Seabees. Of the 23 hospitals required, 8 would be built and supported by active-duty Seabees, eight by Reserve Seabees, and the …

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