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Watch NMCB 26’s Decommissioning Ceremony

After 56 years of distinguished service, Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 26 was decommissioned on Sept. 30, 2014, at Selfridge Air National Guard Base, Mich. Commissioned in 1942, NMCB 26 provided support to naval operations in the Pacific Theater during World War II and later as a reserve battalion based in various locations in the Midwest from 1962 until this …

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Farewell Fearless 74

Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 74 was decommissioned on July 25 at Naval Construction Battalion Center (NCBC) Gulfport, Miss. Originally commissioned April 28, 1943, NMCB 74 was deactivated Oct. 31, 1945, and then recommissioned Dec. 6, 1966. Seabees from all eras attended “Fearless 74’s” decommissioning ceremony. “I would bet this isn’t the end of NMCB 74,” said Rear Adm. Kate Gregory, Commander, Naval Facilities Engineering …

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