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Center for Seabees Helps Develop Seabee Rate Training App

By Center for Seabees and Facilities Engineering Public Affairs Seabees in the seven Seabee rates can now download the Naval Construction Forces’ new Seabee Rate Training Manuals (RTM) App and study on-the-go, where ever they are in the world. (Photo by Amber Vaglica)  It is easier than ever for Seabees to complete rate training for advancement. Sailors in the seven …

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This Week in Seabee History: March 22-28

This Week in Seabee History – March 26, 2017

Consolidated by U.S. Navy Seabee Museum, Naval History and Heritage Command Admiral Mike Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, presents the Silver Star to Brooke Toner, widow of Navy Lt.j.g. Francis L. Toner, IV, at the Navy Memorial in Washington, D.C., Sept. 23, 2011. Halfway through a year-long Individual Augmentee (IA) assignment with the Afghan Regional Security Integration …

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This Week in Seabee History: March 15-21

Consolidated by U.S. Navy Seabee Museum, Naval History and Heritage Command Seabees with CBMU 301 fixing a bulldozer’s track near Khe Sanh in 1968. (Photo courtesy of the U.S. Navy Seabee Museum) March 15 1942: 1st NCB commissioned at Naval Construction Training Center (NCTC) Camp Allen, Norfolk, Virginia. 1945: ACORN 27 decommissioned. (An ACORN was a “tailored” unit designed to …

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This Week in Seabee History: March 8- 14

Consolidated by U.S. Navy Seabee Museum, Naval History and Heritage Command On this Day in Seabee History: 12 March 1942 – The Navy shipped out scores of trucks with vital materials and equipment to be used for the the construction of Advance Base Depot Port Hueneme. This photograph, taken in November 1943 shows the expansion at Camp Rousseau that would …

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NMCB-5: Ribbon Cutting for Malatgao Elementary

Story by SW3 Taylor Myers, Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 5 U.S. Navy Seabees, from Naval Construction Battalion (NMCB) 5’s Detail Palawan, celebrate the completion of Malatgao Elementary School with a ribbon cutting ceremony Feb. 19 in Narra, Palawan. Father Alberto Sanchez, a local priest; Margarito Anonat, parent teacher association president; Chauncey Yap, Malatgao barangay captain; Marcial Alili, Malatgao Elementary School principal; …

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Building Blocks for the Future

Story by Lance Cpl. Reine Whitaker, 2nd Marine Division Construction happens all around us, and many cities are constantly building new structures and better roadways. The Marines and Seabees of 2nd Combat Engineers Battalion, (2nd CEB) 2d Marine Division (2d MARDIV) and Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 133 worked together to build a tension fabric structure during sustainment training at Camp Lejeune, …

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