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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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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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NMCB-4 Seabees Assist the Island of Tinian in the Fight Against COVID-19

Story by Petty Officer 2nd Class Wenhan Fan, Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 4 As the COVID-19 virus began to devastate the world in 2019, the small pacific island of Tinian began to implement precautions aimed at slowing the spread of the virus. Since arriving on the island of Tinian at the beginning of 2021, Seabees attached to Naval Mobile Construction …

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UCT-2 Deploys to Commander, Fleet Activities Yokosuka

Story by Emily Murphy, Commander, Fleet Activities Yokosuka The Navy’s Underwater Construction Team (UCT) 2 Construction Dive Detachment Bravo (CDD/B) deployed to Commander, Fleet Activities Yokosuka (CFAY) Feb. 15 through 24, as part of their regularly scheduled deployment to the Indo-Pacom Region. CFAY was the first stop on a three-stop deployment for the Port Hueneme, Calif.-based UCT 2. While onboard …

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Task Force Oceania and Seabees Team Up in Timor Leste

Story by Staff Sgt. Solomon Navarro, Task Force Oceania Task Force Oceania’s Team Timor-Leste and members of the U.S. Navy Seabees worked together to conduct joint-humanitarian efforts in the Pacific island country Jan. 6-7. The purpose of the team-up, which was encouraged by the Falintil de Defesa de Timor-Leste (F-FDTL), was to serve the vulnerable populations of the country, meet …

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