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This Week in Seabee History: April 26 – May 2

TWiSH (4-30-17)

Consolidated by U.S. Navy Seabee Museum, Naval History and Heritage Command Seabees attend a memorial service in Fallujah, Iraq, on May 15, 2004, honoring seven Seabees from NMCB-14 who died as a result of hostile fire in the Al Anbar Province on April 30 and May 2. (Photo by PH2 Eric Powell) April 26 1943: 9th Special NCB commissioned at …

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Pacific Seabees Demonstrate Expeditionary Expertise; Support COVID-19 Fight

Story by Chief Petty Officer Matthew White, Commander Task Force 75 A skilled and dedicated team of U.S. Navy Seabees are providing engineering and expeditionary logistics support to the Expeditionary Medical Facility (EMF) being constructed onboard Naval Base Guam, as part of the Navy’s fight against COVID-19 in Guam. Equipment Operator 3rd Class Tyler Dowling, assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion …

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This Week in Seabee History: April 19 – 25

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, Vietnam. (Photo courtesy of U.S. Navy Seabee Museum) April 20 1946: 301st Naval Construction Battalion (NCB) inactivated on Guam. 1970: NMCB 3 advance party returned to the continental United States (CONUS) …

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Pacific Fleet Seabees Aid COVID-19 Efforts Using 3-D Printing Technology

Story by Petty Officer 1st Class Heather Salzman, Naval Construction Group ONE Seabees assigned to Naval Construction Group (NCG) 1, Naval Mobile Construction Battalions (NMCB) 3 and 4 along with Naval Facilities Engineering Command Expeditionary Warfare Center (NAVFAC EXWC) launched the first large-scale, 3-D printing operation in support of COVID-19 response and relief efforts on Naval Base Ventura County, California, April …

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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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