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  • 28 February 2013
    Training & Education

    Rear Adm. Mark A. Handley, commander of 1st Naval Construction Division (NCD) presented Cmdr. Lore Aguayo, commanding officer of Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 11, with the Battle Efficiency Award plaque and pennant as well as the Peltier Award plaque Feb. 26, at Naval Construction Battalion Center (NCBC) Gulfport. The early morning ceremony took place […]

  • 19 September 2013
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Seabees from Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 133 gathered to celebrate 70 years of service with a cake cutting ceremony aboard the Construction Battalion Center Sept. 17. Commanding Officer Cmdr. Jeff Powell, spoke briefly to remind those in attendance of the battalion’s tremendous legacy – a story that stretches from the “Black Hell” of Iwo […]

  • 23 October 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 17, known as the Desert Battalion, decommissioned Sept. 28, after seven decades of service. The decommissioning of NMCB 17 marked the final Naval Construction Force (NCF) decommissioning for the fiscal year. The currents of transition that are running through the NCF were specifically felt by NMCB 17 as the battalion […]

  • 19 December 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    The officers and crew of USS Rushmore (LSD 47) welcomed elements of the 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Combat Engineer Battalion, 1st Reconnaissance Battalion and amphibious assault vehicles (AAV) of the 3rd Assault Amphibian Battalion during Exercise Steel Knight 2015 off the coast of Camp Pendleton, California, Dec. 8-11. Steel Knight is an annual […]

  • 6 April 2012
    Training & Education

    Caspian Flotilla (CF) coastal missile battalion is practicing combat use of newest mobile missile system Bal at Adanak Test Range, Dagestan. During the joint exercise with CF strike group, the missilemen timely detected “enemy” sea target imitated by CF corvette Tatarstan. The battalion command post positioned the target at the range over 15 km. Then […]

  • 12 August 2013
    Training & Education

    More than 220 Seabees from Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 3 homeported at Naval Base Ventura County, Port Hueneme, departed for a six-month deployment to the Pacific Region, Aug. 6.  The group will arrive in advance of the battalion’s main body to assume control of office spaces, equipment and ongoing projects. According to NMCB 3’s […]

  • 12 September 2013
    Training & Education

    Seabees assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 11 stood in formation alongside members of all services on Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti in remembrance of the 9/11 terrorist attacks; 12 years to the day. The remembrance began with morning colors at which time the American flag was flown at half-mast as a symbol of mourning. Following […]

  • 11 June 2014
    Authorities

    Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 1 held a change of command ceremony aboard Camp Shields, Okinawa, Japan, June 10.   Cmdr. Kemit Spears relieved Cmdr. Chad Brooks as commanding officer of the battalion, which is currently deployed to Japan as part of a six-month deployment to the region. Brooks assumed command of NMCB 1 in […]

  • 6 March 2013
    Training & Education

    Sailors and Marines from the Kearsarge Amphibious Ready Group (KSGARG) and 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (26 MEU) will deploy from Norfolk, Va., and Camp Lejeune, N.C., March 8. The deployment is part of a regular rotation of forces to support maritime security operations, provide crisis response capability, and increase theater security cooperation and forward naval […]

  • 18 January 2013
    Training & Education

    Commander First Naval Construction Division (1NCD) recently announced the winners of the Naval Construction Force Battle “E” award, which recognizes outstanding operational performance of its Naval Mobile Construction Battalions. Atlantic Fleet winners are Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 11 (Active) and NMCB 27 (Reserve). Winners from the Pacific Fleet are NMCB 4 (Active) and NMCB […]

  • 25 April 2013
    Training & Education

    The Society of American Military Engineers awarded the annual Moreell Medal for 2012 to the operations officer for Naval Construction Battalion (NMCB) 11, April 19. In a message from Commander Naval Facilities Engineering Command (COMNAVFACENGCOM), Rear Adm. Katherine L. Gregory praised Navy Civil Engineer Corps Lt. Cmdr. Ryan P. Carey, a Williamsburg, Va., native for […]

  • 27 August 2013
    Training & Education

    Navy Cargo Handling Battalion (NCHB) 3 concluded 42 years of service to the Navy during a decommissioning ceremony onboard USS Hornet (CV 12) Museum Aug. 24. The ceremony was attended by 13 former NCHB 3 commanding officers, as well as Rear Adm. Mark Belton, Commander Navy Expeditionary Logistics Support Group (NAVELSG), Capt. Michael Stiglitz, Deputy […]

  • 7 March 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy’s Bataan Amphibious Ready Group (ARG), together with the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), entered the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations on March 7. While in theater, more than 4,000 sailors and marines of the ARG and MEU will train to share information, experiences, and work together. “We are ready to put all […]

  • 6 March 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    USS Fort McHenry (LSD 43), a U.S. Navy Whidbey Island-class dock landing ship homeported in Mayport, Florida, is participating in Exercise Cold Response 2016. Fort McHenry will be the only U.S. Navy vessel participating in this operation, providing support for U.S. Marines as well as Navy construction battalion units. Marines attached to 2nd Assault Amphibious […]

  • 5 October 2012
    Industry news

    In 2013, Russian defense ministry will form new marine battalions to be based on Mistral-class assault landing ships. American experience… [mappress] Source: Russian Navy, October 05 2012

  • 10 January 2012
    Training & Education

    Bataan Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) and the 22nd Marine Expeditionary Group (MEU) were relieved of their duties in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility (AOR) by the Makin Island ARG and the 11th MEU, Jan. 6. The Bataan ARG deployed March 23, 2011 and since then has conducted maritime security operations, theater security cooperation […]

  • 12 January 2016
    Training & Education

    Active and Reserve component Sailors assigned to Navy Cargo Handling Battalion 1 (NCHB 1) participated in a three-day refresher training at Naval Weapons Station, Cheatham Annex Jan. 6-8 in preparation for support of Operation Deep Freeze 2016 (ODF’16). Fifty Sailors assigned to NCHB 1 and four reserve component Sailors from Navy Cargo Handling Battalion 8(NCHB […]

  • 28 June 2013
    Authorities

     Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NCMB) 3 welcomed their new commanding officer during an official change of command ceremony June 27 at Naval Base Ventura County, Port Hueneme, Calif.  Navy Cmdr. Gordon Meek, III, previously the Public Works Officer, Naval Submarine Base New London, Conn., relieved Cmdr. Scott P. Raymond who will remain aboard NBVC as […]

  • 8 March 2013
    Training & Education

    Sailors and Marines from the Kearsarge Amphibious Ready Group (KSGARG) and 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (26 MEU) will deploy from Norfolk , Va., and Camp Lejeune, N.C., March 11. The KSGARG departure, originally scheduled for March 8, has been rescheduled due to forecasted high winds and a potentially heavy sea state. The deployment is part […]

  • 4 October 2011

      Servicemen of Baltic Fleet (BF) Naval Engineer Battalion headed by Col Igor Grishin have neutralized over 400 munitions remained since the Great Patriotic War. Four German demolition charges, 390 artillery shells, 5 mortar bombs, and 2 faustpatrones were found near 41st km of Kaliningrad-Baltiysk Highway. Engineers carried away all explosive objects to BF Range […]

  • 18 January 2016
    Authorities

    With information provided by the National Police, Colombian National Army units managed to seize 548 kilograms of cocaine in the area of ​​Puerto Granados, in the town of Bahia Solano – Choco. The Colombian Navy said the seized shipment was intended to be exported from the country by sea. Had the contraband reached the streets, it would […]

  • 6 September 2013
    Training & Education

    Roughly 20 Seabee steelworkers from Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 3 met the “Steelworkers” of USS Stethem (DDG 63) during a tour aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer, Sept. 4. According to tour guide Fire Controlman 1st Class Travis Boatwright the visit provided an opportunity for Seabees to see the dynamics of shipboard life and […]

  • 25 June 2014
    Authorities

    The final deployment of Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 74 ended June 24 during a transfer of authority ceremony with Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 133, at Camp Mitchell aboard Naval Station Rota, Spain.   As the flag detail lowered the battalion flag, it marked the end of NMCB 74’s final deployment prior to being […]

  • 23 October 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Sailors and Marines from the amphibious transport dock USS Arlington (LPD 24) conducted an amphibious landing at Pinheiro da Cruz training range alongside Portuguese Marines from the 2nd Fuzileiros Battalion as part of Trident Juncture 2015 on Oct. 20. The landing was conducted jointly between the two nations utilizing landing craft air cushions (LCACs) from Assault […]

  • 27 January 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Australia’s new Brisbane Navy base, HMAS Moreton, recently became home for a 60 strong army platoon taking part in a three-week small-craft operations course. Situated on the Brisbane River at Bulimba, the base welcomed 30 Army Assault Pioneer Platoon trainees and 30 support staff from 2nd Battalion, the Royal Australian Regiment. The Platoon conducted a series […]

  • 23 March 2012
    Training & Education

      More than 4,000 Sailors and Marines from the Iwo Jima Amphibious Ready Group (IWO ARG) and 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit (24 MEU) will deploy from Norfolk and Camp Lejeune, N.C., March 27. The deployment is part of a regular rotation of forces to support maritime security operations, provide crisis response capability, and increase theater […]

  • 28 September 2012
    Training & Education

    Marine Corps Security Force Company (MCSFCO) at Naval Station (NS) Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, held a change of command ceremony, Sept. 27. Maj. Mark Cameron relieved Capt. Jesus Mendez as commanding officer. “This ceremony not only showcases Marine Corps traditions and customs for our junior guys, but also shows the proper respect for the outgoing commanding […]

  • 29 September 2011
    Training & Education

      Caspian Flotilla (CF) ships and coastal troops participated in the Center-2011 strategic exercise are returning to home bases. In the morning of Sept 27 they started to move by combined method. One part of CF coastal troops consisting of marine battalion and mobile communication center will embark on railway cars and platforms and move […]

  • 12 March 2013
    Training & Education

    More than 4,000 Sailors and Marines from the Kearsarge Amphibious Ready Group (KSGARG) and 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (26 MEU) departed from Norfolk and Little Creek, Va., and Camp Lejeune, N.C., March 11. The deployment is part of a regular rotation of forces to support maritime security operations, provide crisis response capability, and increase theater […]