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NMCB-3 Seabee Receives 2020 Stethem Award

Story by Petty Officer 2nd Class Michael Lopez, NMCB 3 Builder 1st Class Travis Klawonn, assigned to U.S. Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 3, was awarded the Steelworker 2nd Class Robert D. Stethem award during a ceremony, February 24. Rear Adm. John Korka, right, commander of Naval Facilities Engineering Command, presents the Steelworker 2nd Class Robert D. Stethem award to …

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From Builder to Building Careers

Story by Petty Officer 2nd Class Brianna Green, NAVFAC EURAFCENT When joining the U.S. Navy, there are a plethora of rates to choose from, but a Navy Counselor is not one of them because a Command Career Counselor serves as the critical link between a Sailor, their command and supporting Navy organizations. Being a Career Counselor requires knowledge and experience …

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NCBC Plays Role in Supporting U.S. International Partners Through the Foreign Military Sales Program

Story by Ryan Labadens, Naval Construction Battalion Center Gulfport The Naval Construction Battalion Center (NCBC) in Gulfport, Mississippi, is known as the home of the Atlantic Seabees, but the base has many different departments and units with a variety of missions. One of those missions the Naval Supply Systems Command (NAVSUP) Fleet Logistics Center Jacksonville (FLCJ) Gulfport supports is 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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