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This Week in Seabee History: April 18 – 24

Consolidated by U.S. Navy Seabee Museum, Naval History and Heritage Command April 23, 1970: NMCB-121 Delta Company personnel pouring the concrete cap on an aircraft shelter for MAG-16, DaNang. (Photo courtesy of U.S. Navy Seabee Museum) April 18 1969: NMCB 4 main body departed Port Hueneme, California, and arrived at Da Nang, RVN. 1972: The last Seabee Team site in …

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UCT-1 Conducts Arctic Training in Greenland

Story by Lt. j.g. Jacob A. Wolff, UCT 1 High above the Arctic Circle, surrounded by thousands of miles of ice and snow, Underwater Construction Team (UCT) 1 went to work. While the nation’s adversaries continually look to the Arctic as a new gray zone battleground, the Naval Construction Force (NCF) proved they can operate there, too. Chief Builder Garrett …

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Seabee Detachment Fort Leonard Wood Upholds Military Instruction Despite COVID-19

Story by Equipment Operator 1st Class Jonathan Willbur Navy Military Training Instructors (NMTI) at Center for Seabees and Facilities Engineering (CSFE) Detachment Fort Leonard Wood continue to provide professional military instruction to ensure its graduates are ready to join the fleet despite the challenges posed by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Center for Seabees and Facilities Engineering Detachment Fort Leonard Wood’s …

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This Week in Seabee History: April 11 – 17

this week in seabee history (week of april 16)

Consolidated by U.S. Navy Seabee Museum, Naval History and Heritage Command Master Chief Glen Mummert shows Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Joe R. Campa Jr. the various locations Navy Seabees assigned to the Naval Support Unit State Department, established in April 1966, are deployed around the world on a map at the U.S. Department of State in …

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Naval Civil Engineer Corps Officers School Pilots New Seabee Chief Petty Officer Leadership Course

Story by Amber Vaglica, Naval Education and Training Command The Naval Civil Engineer Corps Officers School (CECOS) piloted a new Naval Construction Force Chief Petty Officer Leadership Course March 29 through April 9 in Port Hueneme, Calif. Seabee Master Chief Angel Cano, Civil Engineer Corps Officers School instructor, addresses the recently piloted Naval Construction Force Chief Petty Officer Leadership Course. …

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This Week in Seabee History: April 4-10

This Week in Seabee History (Week of April 9)

Consolidated by U.S. Navy Seabee Museum, Naval History and Heritage Command USS Marvin Shields (DE-1066) was commissioned at the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard, Bremerton, Washington on April 10, 1971. The destroyer escort was named in tribute of Construction Mechanic 3rd Class Marvin Shields, a member of Seabee Team 1104. Shields was awarded the Medal of Honor posthumously for his personal …

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