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This Week in Seabee History: August 9 – 15

Consolidated by U.S. Navy Seabee Museum, Naval History and Heritage Command Seabees of CBMU 301 repair a track in Khe Sahn, RVN, 1968. (Photo courtesy ofU.S. Navy Seabee Museum) August 9 1946: 20th Naval Construction Regiment (NCR) inactivated. 1967: NMCB 1 vehicle hit by claymore-type mine on Route 1. One man was killed in action, and five men were wounded. …

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This Week in Seabee History: August 2 – 8

Consolidated by U.S. Navy Seabee Museum, Naval History and Heritage Command Seabee Team 0406 setting the grade on footing forms for Chieu Hoi housing project, Bao Trai, RVN, 1967. (Photo Courtesy of the U.S. Navy Seabee Museum) August 2 1942: 16th NCB commissioned at Camp Allen, Norfolk, Virginia. 1965: On this day the Chief of Naval Material transferred the material …

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This Week in Seabee History: July 26 – August 1

Consolidated by U.S. Navy Seabee Museum, Naval History and Heritage Command Constructionman Camella J. Jones learns how to operate a large crane from a Chief Petty Officer. She was the first woman of the Navy to qualify as a Heavy Equipment Operator and to be assigned to a U.S. Navy Construction Battalion, November 1972. Photograph by PH3 Paul Mansfield, USN. …

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This Week in Seabee History: July 19 – 25

Consolidated by U.S. Navy Seabee Museum, Naval History and Heritage Command The front cover of the July 29, 1966 edition of the first Seabee Courier. (Photo by Brian Lamar) July 20 1943: Machinist’s Mate 3rd Class Richard Maurer, Naval Construction Battalion (NCB) 63, was cited for the Navy Silver Star following an attack near Bairoko Harbor, New Georgia, in the Solomon …

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Let’s Get After It: Message from the Seabee FORCM

From FORCM Delbert Terrell, Force Master Chief of the Seabees Seabees, this guide was created based on your feedback… Thank You for your input as well as CMDCM Laurie, CMDCM Lopez, CUCM Sherman, MC1 Granger, YN1 Padilla and many others who provided input on multiple occasions along the way. This was truly a Team Effort! What I also like about …

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