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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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NMCB-5 Completes 100th U.S. Navy Seabee Project in Timor-Leste

Story by Lt. Dylan S. Sylvester, Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 5 Seabees from Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 5’s Detail Timor-Leste conducted a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the 100th Seabee project in Timor-Leste, a two-room education facility at the Ensino Basico Central Fatumeta Pre-Secondary School, June 23. Utilitiesman Constructionman Mario Moreno (left) and Construction Electrician Constructionman Brandon Siciliano, with Naval Mobile …

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The Little Counter-Gray Zone Operations Force That Could…and “Can Do”: The U.S. Navy Seabees

Story by Cmdr. Ryan Carey, Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 5, commanding officer The recently released article “The Case for Change” authored by the Commandant of the Marine Corps, General Berger, continues to lay out the rationale for sweeping changes in Marine Corps future investment to meet three challenges: the “rise of precision strike regimes, gray zone strategies, and the imperative to …

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Seabees Build Expeditionary Medical Facility in Guam; Support COVID-19 Efforts

Story by MCC Matthew White, Commander Task Force 75 Seabees and Sailors assigned to Task Force 75.5 achieved engineering initial operating capability (IOC) of a 150-bed Expeditionary Medical Facility (EMF) as part of the Department of Defense’s fight against COVID-19 on board Naval Base Guam, April 25. Seabees and Sailors assigned to Task Force 75.5 prepare to lift a tent during …

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NAVFAC EXWC Aids DoD COVID-19 Pandemic Emergency Response Efforts by Manufacturing Face Mask Kits

Story by Sarah MacMillan, Naval Facilities Engineering and Expeditionary Warfare Center   Naval Facilities (NAVFAC) Engineering and Expeditionary Warfare Center (EXWC) has responded to the COVID-19 pandemic through the use of the command’s additive manufacturing capabilities. NAVFAC EXWC partners with NAVAIR and the Pacific Fleet Seabees of NCG-1 to prepare and support COVID-19 pandemic emergency response efforts through manufacturing face mask kits …

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Fallen Seabee Honored at Gate Renaming Ceremony

By Amber Vaglica, Center for Seabees and Facilities Engineering Public Affairs Hundreds gathered at the Needham Theater on Naval Base Ventura County (NBVC) Port Hueneme to rename the main gate in honor of the memory and sacrifice of fallen Seabee, Steelworker 3rd Class Eric L. Knott, March 5. The parents of Steelworker 3rd Class Eric L. Knott cut the ribbon …

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