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This Week in Seabee History (December 6-12)

Consolidated by U.S. Navy Seabee Museum, Naval History and Heritage Command 1954: One of the largest auctions of used and unused naval equipment ever offered for sale was held 7-8 December 1954. Materiel valued at $8.1 million went up for auction including automotive, construction and industrial equipment as well as spare parts. Among the countless items being offered were 650 …

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NMCB 133 Completes Joint Communications Exercise with Marine Forces

Story by ETC Joshua Clower, NMCB 133 Seabees assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 133 Det. Guam completed their joint Communication’s Exercise (COMMEX) onboard Naval Base Guam, Oct. 19. SANTA RITA, Guam (October 19, 2020) Electronics Technician 2nd Class Ian M. Tuck assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 133 det. Guam conducts a high frequency (HF) communications check …

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Seabees and Marines Power III MEF and MCIPAC

Story by Cpl. Karis Mattingly, Marine Corps Installations Pacific Day in and day out U.S. Navy Seabees work to fulfill their motto “We build, we fight, we do”, training General Facility Marines in a joint-effort to help protect and maintain III Marine Expeditionary Force and Marine Corps Installation Pacific facilities. OKINAWA, Japan (Dec. 2, 2020) U.S. Marines with General Facilities …

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This Week in Seabee History (November 29 – December 5)

Consolidated by U.S. Navy Seabee Museum, Naval History and Heritage Command Seabees constructed tent city as part of Operation Sea Signal. Joint Task force 160 constructed facilities to improve the quality of life of migrants at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, December 1994. (Photo courtesy of U.S. Navy Seabee Museum) November 29 1945: 46th Naval Construction Regiment (NCR) inactivated. 1967: NMCB 11 …

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NMCB FOUR Constructs Pier System with NAVFAC Southwest and Industry Partners

Story by Lt.j.g. Eric Fallon, NMCB 4 “The difficult we do at once. The impossible takes a bit longer!” Seabees from Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 4 have exceeded even the most ambitious timelines to complete the installation of piles that will ultimately support a catwalk pier system for a Short Approach Lighting System (SALS) at Runway 36 on Naval …

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