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Long-standing Navy-Army Partnership at Fort Hunter Liggett

Story by Amy Phillips, Fort Hunter Liggett Public Affairs Office Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 5 (NMCB 5) based at Port Hueneme, California, spent two weeks at Fort Hunter Liggett (FHL) in February, as part of Operation Turning Point. The exercise was a win-win for the Seabees utilizing their skills in real-world projects at installations across the nation and for the …

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NMCB-5 the 1st Navy Tactical Unit to Use Expeditionary Smart Surveillance Capability

Story by Petty Officer 1st Class Stephane Belcher, NMCB 5 Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 5 augmented ground surveillance with the revolutionary Gantz-Mountain MT-5-R-Tactical Surveillance System, using artificial intelligence and behavior analysis at-the-tactical edge throughout their second Command Post Exercise (CPX-2). As part of a Technology Insertion program, NMCB-5 is launching several platforms to increase their tactical and engineering effectiveness. …

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NMCB-5 Completes Comprehensive, Unparalleled CPX-2

Story by Petty Officer 1st Class Stephane Belcher, NMCB 5 U.S. Navy Seabees with Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 5 completed their second Command Post Exercise (CPX-2) onboard Port Hueneme and Point Mugu, Naval Base Ventura County, California, Dec. 11. This exercise not only measured the battalion’s readiness for deployment but also brought novel technology, dispersed detail sites, and multiple …

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Seabees Enhance Military Reconnaissance with ENFIRE Kit

Story by Petty Officer 1st Class Stephane, Belcher, NMCB 5 The U.S. Navy Seabees with Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 5 employed the Instrument Set, Reconnaissance, and Surveying (ENFIRE) kit to streamline field operations during their second Command Post Exercise (CPX-2), Dec. 7. PORT HUENEME, Calif. (Dec. 1, 2020) Engineering Aide 3rd Class Hunter Sylvester, with Naval Mobile Construction Battalion …

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NMCB-5 Completes COMMEX, CPX

Story by MC1 Stephane Belcher, Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 5  The Seabees with Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 5 completed a mock Communications Exercise (COMMEX) and Command Post Exercise (CPX) onboard Naval Base Ventura County, Port Hueneme, California Oct. 9. Steelworker Constructionman Nicholas Wilson, deployed with Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 5, connects concertina wire around the perimeter during a Communication …

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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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