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This Week in Seabee History: April 12 – 18

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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This Week in Seabee History: April 5 – 11

This Week in Seabee History (Week of April 9)

Consolidated by U.S. Navy Seabee Museum, Naval History and Heritage Command During the 1980s The Seabees provided support for the Fleet Hospital program. These Fleet Hospitals were rapidly deployable systems of expandable shelters, pre- positioned worldwide, and assembled/erected by Seabees. Of the 23 hospitals required, 8 would be built and supported by active-duty Seabees, eight by Reserve Seabees, and the …

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NMCB-5 supports the National Institute of Health in Dili, Timor-Leste

By Builder 3rd Class Sierra Hall, Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 5 Seabees from Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 5’s Detail Timor-Leste finished a two-room school and four-stall head facility at the National Institute of Health March 30. Builder 3rd Class Jaidean Soto, deployed with Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 5’s Detail Timor-Leste, uses a trowel to form a mortar bed …

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This Week in Seabee History: March 29 – April 4

Consolidated by U.S. Navy Seabee Museum, Naval History and Heritage Command On April 6, 1968, the Hill 494 Quarry Cantonment and Rock Production was dedicated as Camp DeShurley in honor of mortar crew leader Builder (Light) 3rd Class George R. DeShurley and the five other Seabees of Detail Echo, who killed in action in the defense of the facility on …

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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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