UCT 2 Dives and Trains

BU2 Christopher Farmer, UCT 2, installs steel armor around seafloor cable in 100 feet of water at the Pacific Missile Range Facility (PMRF) Barking Sands. Seabee divers from UCT Two’s Construction Dive Detachment Bravo are at PMRF inspecting, protecting and stabilizing ¬†underwater cables on their first of three stops across the Pacific during their six-month deployment. Photo by EOC Adam …

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‘Bee Safe this Labor Day Weekend

Labor Day commemorates the accomplishments of the American worker, but most of us think of the long weekend as the unofficial end of summer. It’s also the actual end of the Navy and Marine Corps Summer Safety Campaign. Regretfully, during our summer safety campaign, we have lost 15 Sailors and 10 Marines. The majority of these fatalities lost their lives …

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NMCB 5 Returns from Pacific

EA2 Randy Stump passes a sea bag to SW3 Brandon Fletcher while NMCB 5 prepares to redeploy their advanced party back to Port Hueneme, Calif. While deployed, NMCB 5 was headquartered on Camp Shields in Okinawa, Japan and had Seabees deployed to 20 different locations throughout 13 countries in the Pacific. The battalion sent Seabees to participate in five multinational …

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