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.
HE WAS THE SUPPLY OFFICER FOR AMPHIBIOUS CONSTRUCTION BATTALION
1 IN CORONADO, CALIFORNIA, WHEN HE WROTE THIS ARTICLE.
Along with the 1437th MRBC, the Marine engineers, and Seabees, the project was assisted by a diving section from Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 133, Naval Construction Support Team 2, Amphibious Construction Battalion
1, and Amphibious Construction Battalion
"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.