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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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Pacific Seabees Demonstrate Expeditionary Expertise; Support COVID-19 Fight

Story by Chief Petty Officer Matthew White, Commander Task Force 75 A skilled and dedicated team of U.S. Navy Seabees are providing engineering and expeditionary logistics support to the Expeditionary Medical Facility (EMF) being constructed onboard Naval Base Guam, as part of the Navy’s fight against COVID-19 in Guam. Equipment Operator 3rd Class Tyler Dowling, assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion …

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Pacific Fleet Seabees Aid COVID-19 Efforts Using 3-D Printing Technology

Story by Petty Officer 1st Class Heather Salzman, Naval Construction Group ONE Seabees assigned to Naval Construction Group (NCG) 1, Naval Mobile Construction Battalions (NMCB) 3 and 4 along with Naval Facilities Engineering Command Expeditionary Warfare Center (NAVFAC EXWC) launched the first large-scale, 3-D printing operation in support of COVID-19 response and relief efforts on Naval Base Ventura County, California, April …

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NAVFAC EXWC Aids DoD COVID-19 Pandemic Emergency Response Efforts by Manufacturing Face Mask Kits

Story by Sarah MacMillan, Naval Facilities Engineering and Expeditionary Warfare Center   Naval Facilities (NAVFAC) Engineering and Expeditionary Warfare Center (EXWC) has responded to the COVID-19 pandemic through the use of the command’s additive manufacturing capabilities. NAVFAC EXWC partners with NAVAIR and the Pacific Fleet Seabees of NCG-1 to prepare and support COVID-19 pandemic emergency response efforts through manufacturing face mask kits …

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