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This Week in Seabee History: January 10-16

Consolidated by U.S. Navy Seabee Museum, Naval History and Heritage Command January 10 1942: The first man received at Quonset Point, Rhode Island for the newly formed construction force was Shipfitter 1st Class Robert Thomas Adams, USNR, from Newport, Rhode Island. He arrived on January 10, 1942. Adams was not the first man enlisted, but because of the alphabetical sequence …

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NCBC Plays Role in Supporting U.S. International Partners Through the Foreign Military Sales Program

Story by Ryan Labadens, Naval Construction Battalion Center Gulfport The Naval Construction Battalion Center (NCBC) in Gulfport, Mississippi, is known as the home of the Atlantic Seabees, but the base has many different departments and units with a variety of missions. One of those missions the Naval Supply Systems Command (NAVSUP) Fleet Logistics Center Jacksonville (FLCJ) Gulfport supports is the …

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This Week in Seabee History: January 3-9

Consolidated by U.S. Navy Seabee Museum, Naval History and Heritage Command Early 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 of constructing millions …

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This Week in Seabee History (December 27 – January 2)

Consolidated by U.S. Navy Seabee Museum, Naval History and Heritage Command Throughout December 1990: Among the major projects completed during Operation “Desert Shield” were a headquarters complex for the First Marine Expeditionary Force and a 15,000 man camp for the Second Marine Expeditionary Force. The latter project was the largest wartime multi-battalion Seabee project since the Vietnam War. NMCB 1, …

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This Week in Seabee History (December 20-26)

Consolidated by U.S. Navy Seabee Museum, Naval History and Heritage Command December 20 1943: 18th and 19th NCRs commissioned. 138th NCB decommissioned at Naval Construction Training Center (NCTC) Camp Peary, Magruder, Virginia. 1945: 3rd and 51st NCRs inactivated. 5th NCB inactivated. 87th NCB inactivated on Okinawa. 99th NCB inactivated at Samar, Philippines. 115th and 118th NCBs inactivated at Subic Bay, …

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