Featured Story

This Week in Seabee History (October 11 – 17)

Seabee Teams

Consolidated by U.S. Navy Seabee Museum, Naval History and Heritage Command Seabees cross train in the skills of their colleagues and prepare for deployment with Seabee Technical Assistant Teams (STAT), later called Seabee Teams. These teams consisted of men specially selected from Naval Mobile Construction Battalions to provide direct technical assistance to friendly nations throughout the world. The teams proved …

Read More »

UCT-1 Inspect NAS Pensacola’s Port Following Hurricane Sally

Story by Joshua Cox, Naval Air Station Pensacola Seabees with Underwater Construction Team One (UCT 1) based on Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek, Va., conducted an underwater inspection and assessment of Naval Air Station Pensacola’s deep water port this week. Seabees from Underwater Construction Team (UCT) 1 prepare to conduct a dive in order to assess Hurricane Sally damage to Naval …

Read More »

This Week in Seabee History: October 4 – 10

Consolidated by U.S. Navy Seabee Museum, Naval History and Heritage Command Seabees with the 31st Naval Construction Battalion building a road on the side of Mt. Suribachi, Iwo Jima. (Photo courtesy of U.S. Navy Seabee Museum) October 4 1942: 29th NCB commissioned at Camp Allen, Norfolk, Virginia. 1966: NMCB 71 was recommissioned at Davisville, Rhode Island, and assigned to the 21st Naval …

Read More »

This Week in Seabee History: September 27 – October 3

Consolidated by U.S. Navy Seabee Museum, Naval History and Heritage Command Members of a Seabee Team in 1963 show off their rates. These teams could be tailored to fit any size task, but normally consisted of one junior Civil Engineer Corps officer, eleven construction men and a hospital corpsman. The crew and equipment utilized by these highly mobile, air transportable …

Read More »

NMCB-5 Leads the Way in Innovating Battalion Logistics

Story by MC1 Stephane Belcher, Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 5 For the first time, the Seabees with Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 5 participated in hands-on formal training with the Cold-Formed Steel Mobile Factory (CFSMF) onboard Naval Base Ventura County, Port Hueneme, California, Sept. 8 through Sept. 16. Construction Electrician 2nd Class Justin Krug, assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) …

Read More »

Seabees Open Up About Diversity & Inclusion

Story by MC2 Michael Lopez, Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 3 Seabees assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 3 sat down in small groups for a frank and open discussion about diversity and inclusion as part of a command-wide training event. Seabees assigned to U.S. Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 3 participate in a diversity and inclusion training exercise on board …

Read More »