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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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UCT-1 Inspect NAS Pensacola’s Port Following Hurricane Sally

Story by Joshua Cox, Naval Air Station Pensacola Seabees with Underwater Construction Team One (UCT 1) based on Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek, Va., conducted an underwater inspection and assessment of Naval Air Station Pensacola’s deep water port this week. Seabees from Underwater Construction Team (UCT) 1 prepare to conduct a dive in order to assess Hurricane Sally damage to Naval …

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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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Let’s Get After It: Message from the Seabee FORCM

From FORCM Delbert Terrell, Force Master Chief of the Seabees Seabees, this guide was created based on your feedback… Thank You for your input as well as CMDCM Laurie, CMDCM Lopez, CUCM Sherman, MC1 Granger, YN1 Padilla and many others who provided input on multiple occasions along the way. This was truly a Team Effort! What I also like about …

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Center for Seabees Learning Sites Adjust Courses in Response to COVID-19

By Amber Vaglica, Center for Seabees and Facilities Engineering Public Affairs Center for Seabees and Facilities Engineering’s (CSFE) learning sites fully embrace the “CAN DO” spirit of the Seabees by finding creative ways to continue to train accessions-level Sailors and keep up morale while mitigating COVID-19 risk. Utilitiesman 1st Class Jalesa Thomas, an instructor at Naval Construction Training Center (NCTC) …

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The Little Counter-Gray Zone Operations Force That Could…and “Can Do”: The U.S. Navy Seabees

Story by Cmdr. Ryan Carey, Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 5, commanding officer The recently released article “The Case for Change” authored by the Commandant of the Marine Corps, General Berger, continues to lay out the rationale for sweeping changes in Marine Corps future investment to meet three challenges: the “rise of precision strike regimes, gray zone strategies, and the imperative to …

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