Latest Stories

Navy Heritage Desks

Story by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Brent Pyfrom, All Hands Magazine Past and present came together when a team of Seabees crafted a desk made of timber from the Constitution for the Vice President of the United States. The team also built a desk for the Secretary of the Navy made of parts from the frigates USS Constitution, USS …

Read More »

NMCB-3 Conducts CPX-1

Story by Petty Officer 2nd Class Michael Lopez, NMCB 3 U.S. Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 3 completed a Command Post Exercise (CPX)/Communications Exercise on board Naval Base Ventura County, Port Hueneme, March 19. The first in a series, the exercise challenges the battalions command and control (C2), communications and timely decision making capabilities through real-world scenarios centered around Major …

Read More »

This Week in Seabee History: March 21-27

This Week in Seabee History – March 26, 2017

Consolidated by U.S. Navy Seabee Museum, Naval History and Heritage Command Throughout March 1993: By the end of March, the Seabees had successfully completed their support of Operation “Restore Hope” and returned to their previous deployment sites or their home ports. 1995: In support of Joint Task Force “Provide Promise,” a 35-person team from Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 3 successfully …

Read More »

NMCB-11 Completes Table of Allowance Exercise on Naval Base Guam

Story by Lt.j.g. Joshua Marks, NMCB 11 Seabees assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 11 Det. Guam completed their Table of Allowance exercise (TOA-EX) on board Naval Base Guam to ensure Naval Construction Force (NCF) readiness to respond to conflict or disaster in the Pacific region, March 12. NMCB 11’s TOA-EX consisted of inventorying and performing operational tests on …

Read More »

This Week in Seabee History: March 14-20

Consolidated by U.S. Navy Seabee Museum, Naval History and Heritage Command March 14 1966: Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 1 arrived in the Republic of Vietnam (RVN), the first Atlantic battalion to take part in the war, deployed by direct airlift from Davisville, Rhode Island to Da Nang, which was now standard transportation for incoming and outgoing Seabee battalions. Its …

Read More »

Navy Creates Seabee Master Chief Rating – Here’s Why

Story by MC1 Mark D. Faram, Chief of Naval Personnel Public Affairs Effective March 15, all Seabee ratings will now compress into a single rating at the E-9 level, Seabee Master Chief (CBCM), eliminating the three existing E-9 compression ratings currently in the community.  The move, announced in NAVADMIN 054/21, released March 5,  will result in an immediate title change …

Read More »