Commander, 1st Naval Construction Division Story Archive

Seabees to Receive New Convoy Simulator  (17 January 2008)
The Naval Construction Force will soon have a new, 21st century convoy training simulator to augment current training for Seabees.
Seabees Celebrate 66th Anniversary  (6 March 2008)
This month marks the 66th anniversary of the establishment of the U.S. Navy Seabees, who are continuing the "Can-Do" legacy of their World War II predecessors around the globe.
Seabees from NMCB 17 Deliver a 'Knockout' Performance at Fight Night  (12 June 2008)
Seabees assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 17 delivered knockout performances at Fight Night, May 16.
1NCD Welcomes New Commander  (27 October 2009)
Commander, First Naval Construction Division (1NCD) held a change of command ceremony Oct. 23 at the Pennsylvania House at Naval Station Norfolk.
Additional Seabee Battalions Deploying to Afghanistan  (22 December 2009)
Two battalions of Navy Seabees will deploy to Afghanistan in coming months as part of the 30,000 additional U.S. forces deploying to the region.
Seabees Deploy Two Units to Haiti  (15 January 2010)
Eighty Seabees from Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 7 are deploying from Gulfport, Miss., and 14 Seabee divers from Underwater Construction Team (UCT) 1 will deploy from Virginia Beach, Va.
Seabees Bring More Support to Surge in Afghanistan  (12 February 2010)
Two additional battalions of U.S. Navy Seabees are being deployed to Afghanistan in support of the 30,000 troop surge ordered by President Barack Obama in December 2009.
Gregory Promoted to Admiral  (7 June 2010)
Rear Adm. Katherine L. Gregory, CEC, USN, was promoted to her present rank on June 1 in a ceremony Virginia Beach, Va.
Second Female CEC Officer Promoted to Rear Admiral  (22 October 2010)
The first female Deputy Commander of the First Naval Construction Division and the second female in the Civil Engineer Corps to be promoted to Rear Admiral (lower half) was advanced in paygrade during an Oct. 2 ceremony at the Seabee Memorial in Washington.
Groundbreaking Held for New Seabee Headquarters  (3 December 2010)
The 1st Naval Construction Division (1NCD) broke ground at a new headquarters building at Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Fort Story, Va., Nov. 30.
Commander, 1st Naval Construction Announces Battle "E" Winners  (23 December 2010)
The 1st Naval Construction Division (1NCD) announced the winners of the 2010 Battle "E" Award Dec. 21 in Virginia Beach, Va.
Navy Seabees Build on 70-Year Legacy  (2 March 2012)
The U.S. Navy Seabees, the Navy's deployable Engineer Force, will celebrate its 70th anniversary March 5.
Seabees Dedicate New Headquarters Facility   (29 June 2012)
The First Naval Construction Division (1NCD) officially dedicated its new headquarters building during a ribbon-cutting ceremony aboard Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Fort Story, June 29.
Seabee Battalion Battle 'E' Awards Announced  (17 January 2013)
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.
Seabee Invited to White House  (4 April 2013)
After submitting his application for U.S. citizenship and completing the required exam, Equipment Operator Constructionman Recruit (EOCR) Jiang Liu had been waiting for months for the official notification that he was ready to take the oath of allegiance and become a U.S. citizen.

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