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NAVSTA Rota Begins Major Shoreline Preservation Project

Story by MC3 Mari Jang, NAVSTA Rota Public Affairs NAVAL STATION ROTA, Spain – Naval Station Rota held a ceremonial groundbreaking event Jan. 19, 2018, marking the beginning of construction efforts to stabilize erosion on the installation’s shoreline in what is the largest land reclamation project undertaken by the Naval Construction Force since the 1970s.   Capt. Michael MacNicholl, Naval …

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This Week in Seabee History (Week of January 7 – January 13)

Consolidated by Dr. Frank A. Blazich Jr., Historian, Naval History and Heritage Command Beginning in 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 …

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