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UCT-1 Conducts Arctic Training in Greenland

Story by Lt. j.g. Jacob A. Wolff, UCT 1 High above the Arctic Circle, surrounded by thousands of miles of ice and snow, Underwater Construction Team (UCT) 1 went to work. While the nation’s adversaries continually look to the Arctic as a new gray zone battleground, the Naval Construction Force (NCF) proved they can operate there, too. Chief Builder Garrett …

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Seabee Detachment Fort Leonard Wood Upholds Military Instruction Despite COVID-19

Story by Equipment Operator 1st Class Jonathan Willbur Navy Military Training Instructors (NMTI) at Center for Seabees and Facilities Engineering (CSFE) Detachment Fort Leonard Wood continue to provide professional military instruction to ensure its graduates are ready to join the fleet despite the challenges posed by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Center for Seabees and Facilities Engineering Detachment Fort Leonard Wood’s …

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Naval Civil Engineer Corps Officers School Pilots New Seabee Chief Petty Officer Leadership Course

Story by Amber Vaglica, Naval Education and Training Command The Naval Civil Engineer Corps Officers School (CECOS) piloted a new Naval Construction Force Chief Petty Officer Leadership Course March 29 through April 9 in Port Hueneme, Calif. Seabee Master Chief Angel Cano, Civil Engineer Corps Officers School instructor, addresses the recently piloted Naval Construction Force Chief Petty Officer Leadership Course. …

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NMCB-4 Renovated a Chapel for Civilian Contractors at Diego Garcia

Story by Petty Officer 3rd Class Stephen Sipus, NMCB 4 Seabees assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 4 constructed a lean-to awning for the contractors’ chapel during their deployment. NMCB 4 built the lean-to awning addition for the chapel primarily used by the civilian contractors who live and work on the island. The awning addition will allow for more …

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NMCB-4 Performs a Mount-Out Exercise with USNS Fall River

Story by Petty Officer 2nd Class Lilah HudsonKindred, NMCB 4 Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 4 with augmented team members from NMCB 11, formed a 30-person embark organization to perform a joint mount-out exercise (MOX) with USNS Fall River (T-EPF 6). “Being involved in this MOX is a great experience for me since I usually don’t get to work around …

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Navy Heritage Desks

Story by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Brent Pyfrom, All Hands Magazine Past and present came together when a team of Seabees crafted a desk made of timber from the Constitution for the Vice President of the United States. The team also built a desk for the Secretary of the Navy made of parts from the frigates USS Constitution, USS …

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