amphibious construction battalion


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amphibious construction battalion

A permanently commissioned naval unit, subordinate to the Commander, Naval Beach Group, designed to provide an administrative unit from which personnel and equipment are formed in tactical elements and made available to appropriate commanders to operate pontoon causeways, transfer barges, warping tugs, and assault bulk fuel systems, and to meet salvage requirements of the naval beach party. Also called PHIBCB.
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Joseph Grealish, ACB-2's commanding officer, 'We make sure we have both the East Coast and West Coast amphibious construction battalions involved, as well as both active-duty and Reserve component Seabees.
First into the field were the Seabees of Amphibious Construction Battalion 1.
I am a 19-year active-duty Navy Seabee stationed with Amphibious Construction Battalion (ACB) 1, San Diego," the Walcott, Iowa, native said.
Naval Beach Group One from San Diego, California, with its subordinate Navy Amphibious Construction Battalion One, its Navy Beachmaster Unit One, and the Army's 24th Transportation Battalion from Fort Eustis, Virginia, which collectively executed the ship-to-shore, in-stream offload actions and constructed the temporary piers and causeways.
Paquette, SC, USN, (Gold Star in Lieu of Fourth Award), Battalion Supply Officer, Amphibious Construction Battalion One, December 2006 to August 2008.
BM1 Barbara Korpi, assigned to Amphibious Construction Battalion 1, participates in the annual Captain's Cup Ultimate Seabee competition as she runs through a wash rack with a 45-pound sandbag in her backpack.

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