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This Week in Seabee History (Week of January 21 – January 27)

Consolidated by Dr. Frank A. Blazich Jr., Historian, Naval History and Heritage Command January 21 1942: The 1st NCB, the earliest Seabee organization activated and sent overseas, later broken into three detachments including the famous Bobcat Detachment, was commissioned at Charleston, South Carolina. 1944: 3rd NCB commissioned. 1971: Seabee Team 0414 departed Saigon, RVN, for CONUS. 1972: 21st NCR change …

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UCT 2 Conducts Underwater Pile Removal at Sasebo, Japan

Video by MC1 Arthurgwain L. Marquez, Commander, Task Force 75 Seabees, assigned to Underwater Construction Team (UCT) 2, remove piles using underwater demolition techniques from a damaged floating pier at Commander, Fleet Activities Sasebo (CFAS), Jan. 16, 2018. UCT 2 provides construction, inspection, maintenance, and repair of underwater and waterfront facilities in support of the Pacific Fleet. UCT 2 provides construction, …

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NMCB 133 in Ali Oune

  Video by Tech. Sgt. Michael McGhee, Combined Joint Task Force, Horn of Africa In the Arta region in Djibouti, Africa, the Naval Mobile Battalion (NMCB) 133, Seabees, continue working on the construction of a medical care facility. The crew was completing a concrete pour for the slab floor of the living quarters at the facility. The construction of the medical …

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