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This Week in Seabee History: October 4 – 10

Consolidated by U.S. Navy Seabee Museum, Naval History and Heritage Command Seabees with the 31st Naval Construction Battalion building a road on the side of Mt. Suribachi, Iwo Jima. (Photo courtesy of U.S. Navy Seabee Museum) October 4 1942: 29th NCB commissioned at Camp Allen, Norfolk, Virginia. 1966: NMCB 71 was recommissioned at Davisville, Rhode Island, and assigned to the 21st Naval …

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This Week in Seabee History: September 27 – October 3

Consolidated by U.S. Navy Seabee Museum, Naval History and Heritage Command Members of a Seabee Team in 1963 show off their rates. These teams could be tailored to fit any size task, but normally consisted of one junior Civil Engineer Corps officer, eleven construction men and a hospital corpsman. The crew and equipment utilized by these highly mobile, air transportable …

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NMCB-5 Leads the Way in Innovating Battalion Logistics

Story by MC1 Stephane Belcher, Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 5 For the first time, the Seabees with Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 5 participated in hands-on formal training with the Cold-Formed Steel Mobile Factory (CFSMF) onboard Naval Base Ventura County, Port Hueneme, California, Sept. 8 through Sept. 16. Construction Electrician 2nd Class Justin Krug, assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) …

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Seabees Open Up About Diversity & Inclusion

Story by MC2 Michael Lopez, Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 3 Seabees assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 3 sat down in small groups for a frank and open discussion about diversity and inclusion as part of a command-wide training event. Seabees assigned to U.S. Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 3 participate in a diversity and inclusion training exercise on board …

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This Week in Seabee History: September 20 – 26

Consolidated by U.S. Navy Seabee Museum, Naval History and Heritage Command Members of a Seabee Team in 1963 show off their rates. These teams could be tailored to fit any size task, but normally consisted of one junior Civil Engineer Corps officer, eleven construction men and a hospital corpsman. The crew and equipment utilized by these highly mobile, air transportable …

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This Week in Seabee History: September 13 – 19

Consolidated by U.S. Navy Seabee Museum, Naval History and Heritage Command September 13 1942: The 25th NCB was commissioned at Camp Bradford, Norfolk, Virginia. 1945: The 6th NCB was inactivated at Okinawa, Japan. Joan Shields, widow of CM3 Marvin Shields, with their daughter Barbara Diane, receiving her husband’s Medal of Honor from President Lyndon Johnson, September 13, 1966. (Photo courtesy of U.S. …

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