Watch NMCB 26’s Decommissioning Ceremony

After 56 years of distinguished service, Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 26 was decommissioned on Sept. 30, 2014, at Selfridge Air National Guard Base, Mich. Commissioned in 1942, NMCB 26 provided support to naval operations in the Pacific Theater during World War II and later as a reserve battalion based in various locations in the Midwest from 1962 until this …

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This Week in Seabee History (Week of March 27)

Consolidated by Dr. Frank A. Blazich Jr., Historian, U.S. Navy Seabee Museum Seabees use a pontoon lighter barge to move a Patrol Bomber, Martin (PBM) aircraft, Okinawa, 1945. (Photo courtesy of the U.S. Navy Seabee Museum.) March 27 1964: On Good Friday, a disastrous earthquake and tidal wave leveled much of the city of Kodiak, Alaska. One day later, Seabee volunteers from …

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