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This Week in Seabee History: April 25 – May 1

Consolidated by U.S. Navy Seabee Museum, Naval History and Heritage Command Rear Adm. Eugene J. Peltier, who served as Chief of the Bureau of Yards and Docks and Chief of the Civil Engineer Corps from December 1957 to February 1962, and led the complete reorganization of the Bureau to meet the demands of the space age. On April 28, 1961, …

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NAVFAC EXWC MUSE Powers Dry Dock at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard, Participates in Impromptu Reenlistment Ceremony

Story by Sarah MacMillan, Naval Facilities Engineering and Expeditionary Warfare Center Naval Facilities Engineering and Expeditionary Warfare Center (NAVFAC EXWC) Mobile Utilities Support Equipment (MUSE) sent three technicians to install two 2500kVA pad-mounted transformers at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard (PSNS). The equipment—that is pivotal to the shipyard’s electrical backbone—will be used to support operations at the PSNS dry dock 2 …

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MUSE Technicians Deploy to Coronado to Support USS Abraham Lincoln

Story by Sarah MacMillan, Naval Facilities Engineering and Expeditionary Warfare Center Naval Facilities Engineering and Expeditionary Warfare Center (NAVFAC EXWC) Mobile Utilities Support Equipment (MUSE) technicians deployed to Naval Base Coronado to inspect and terminate seven substations that supported a year-long maintenance cycle of nuclear aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72). A MUSE technician at work aboard USS Abraham Lincoln …

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This Week in Seabee History: April 18 – 24

Consolidated by U.S. Navy Seabee Museum, Naval History and Heritage Command April 23, 1970: NMCB-121 Delta Company personnel pouring the concrete cap on an aircraft shelter for MAG-16, DaNang. (Photo courtesy of U.S. Navy Seabee Museum) April 18 1969: NMCB 4 main body departed Port Hueneme, California, and arrived at Da Nang, RVN. 1972: The last Seabee Team site in …

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UCT-1 Conducts Arctic Training in Greenland

Story by Lt. j.g. Jacob A. Wolff, UCT 1 High above the Arctic Circle, surrounded by thousands of miles of ice and snow, Underwater Construction Team (UCT) 1 went to work. While the nation’s adversaries continually look to the Arctic as a new gray zone battleground, the Naval Construction Force (NCF) proved they can operate there, too. Chief Builder Garrett …

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Seabee Detachment Fort Leonard Wood Upholds Military Instruction Despite COVID-19

Story by Equipment Operator 1st Class Jonathan Willbur Navy Military Training Instructors (NMTI) at Center for Seabees and Facilities Engineering (CSFE) Detachment Fort Leonard Wood continue to provide professional military instruction to ensure its graduates are ready to join the fleet despite the challenges posed by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Center for Seabees and Facilities Engineering Detachment Fort Leonard Wood’s …

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