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This Week in Seabee History (Week of January 21 – January 27)

Consolidated by Dr. Frank A. Blazich Jr., Historian, Naval History and Heritage Command January 21 1942: The 1st NCB, the earliest Seabee organization activated and sent overseas, later broken into three detachments including the famous Bobcat Detachment, was commissioned at Charleston, South Carolina. 1944: 3rd NCB commissioned. 1971: Seabee Team 0414 departed Saigon, RVN, for CONUS. 1972: 21st NCR change …

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This Week in Seabee History (Week of January 7 – January 13)

Consolidated by Dr. Frank A. Blazich Jr., Historian, Naval History and Heritage Command Beginning in January 1991: U.S. Marines began to move north in preparation for the expected ground assault on the Iraqis. In support of this, the Seabees began to concentrate on building and maintaining roads to serve as the main supply routes throughout northern Saudi Arabia. After months …

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