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‘Hey Mack, Are You a Seabee?’

By William C. Shaner II, Exhibit Curator, U.S. Navy Seabee Museum, Naval History and Heritage Command Photos courtesy of Lara Godbille, Director, U.S. Navy Seabee Museum, Naval History and Heritage Command

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NCTC Gulfport Celebrates 50 Years of Excellence

Story by NCTC Gulfport and CSFE Public Affairs; Photos by NCBC Gulfport Public Affairs Mr. Brian Lamar and NCTC Asst Public Affairs UT2 Huot GULFPORT, Miss. – Naval Construction Training Center (NCTC) Gulfport celebrated 50 years as a Commissioned Naval Training Command on July 13, 2017. They had the honor of sharing the wonderful celebration with the first commanding officer, retired Capt. Brian Leap, of …

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This Week in Seabee History (Week of August 20 – August 26)

Consolidated by Dr. Frank A. Blazich Jr., Historian, Naval History and Heritage Command August 20 1942: 20th NCB commissioned at Camp Allen, Norfolk, Virginia. 1965: NMCB 8 was transferred from CBC Davisville, Rhode Island, to Port Hueneme, California. The change in home port was part of the augmentation and reorganization of Seabee units for operations in RVN. 1965: Capt. William M. Heaman, CEC, …

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Friday Gallery: NMCB 1, Southern Partnership Station 17

U.S. Naval Forces Southern Command/U.S. 4th Fleet (USNAVSO/FOURTHFLT) began Southern Partnership Station-Expeditionary Fast Transport 2017 (SPS-EPF 17) by deploying USNS Spearhead (T-EPF 1) to Central and South America from July to late October 2017. Southern Partnership Station is an annual series of U.S. Navy deployments focused on exchanges with regional partner nation militaries and security forces. This year’s deployment encompasses …

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Sailors and Seabees Volunteer at Montana YMCA

Story by MC2 James Vazquez, Navy Public Affairs Support Element West BILLINGS, Mont. – Sailors and Seabees from various commands volunteered their time and efforts at the Billings Montana Family YMCA as part of Navy Week Montana 2017, Aug 14 and 15. The commands involved in the community relations event included Seabees from the Naval Construction Training Center, Naval Construction Group (NCG) …

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