NMCB 3 Continues “Fighting Seabee” Tradition
By Harold Hutchison
If you ever think that the Sailors in a Naval Mobile Construction Battalion might be a pushover for bad guys, perhaps you ought to see some of their training. NMCB 3 recently carried out its weapons training – and they qualified on some serious firepower.
The Seabees were formed in World War II, to construct airfields in the Pacific Theater as the Allies moved across the Pacific Ocean to defeat Japan in the wake of the attack on Pearl Harbor.