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BEECAM: ‘Bees Sit for September Exams

BU2 Brantley Honeycutt, NMCB 11, prepares to take the Petty Officer First Class Exam, along with fellow second class petty officers from NCBC, Gulfport, Miss., Sept. 4. The exam assesses the Sailors’ in-rate training and professional military knowledge. Photo by MC1 Michael C. Barton Seabees and Sailors assigned across multiple commands throughout Naval Construction Battalion Center prepare to take the …

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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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BEECAM: Annual Bee Wash

(From left to right) Rodney Duggins, site director and supply officer, NAVSUP Fleet Logistics Center Jacksonville, Mae Duke, executive assistant to the NCBC Gulfport commanding officer (CO), Cmdr. Gordie Meyer, executive officer, NCBC Gulfport, and Ken Armand, director, Personnel Support Detachment Gulfport, wash the Seabee on the Parade Field on board NCBC Gulfport, Miss., May 15. The annual Bee Wash marks the end of the …

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