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Fuel spill exercise today at the NCBC

The Naval Construction Battalion Center is exercising response, containment, and initial cleanup operations with a fuel-spill exercise today. This exercise is one of many frequent exercises to test the…

U.S. Navy celebrates its 245th birthday

Today marks the U.S. Navy’s 245th birthday and sailors are reflecting on what the big day means to them. The theme for this year’s birthday is ‘victory at sea,’ commemorating the 75th anniversary of the close of World War II.…

NCTC student tests positive for COVID-19

A trainee sailor with the Naval Construction Training Center at Naval Construction Battalion Center, Gulfport has tested positive for COVID-19 and is currently undergoing evaluation and treatment. The service member is currently enrolled in the Construction Inspector course at NCTC…

New services for Gold Star Families

After making the ultimate sacrifice, the Gold Star Program is now looking to provide support for the families who made the ultimate sacrifice as well, after losing a loved one while on active duty. Here to tell us more is…

Citadel Shield Solid Curtain Exercise

The Seabee Base in Gulfport will be conducting its annual Force Protection Exercise from today until Friday, February 14th. This is all in an effort to enhance the readiness of Navy security forces. It’s a two-part exercise with the major…

Protest exercise at NCBC

With the recent Iran missile attack, the Navy Security Forces at the Naval Construction Battalion Center in Gulfport performed a simulation protest. This exercise has protesters outside of the gates and officers inside practicing how to respond and what protocol…

New access to military exchange bases

Today is a welcome home for certain veterans on the Coast. Starting today, military veterans with a zero to 100 percent service related disability have more access to their perspective bases as part of the DOD Veterans Expanded Access Program.…

Bells across America Remembrance Ceremony

Emotions were high at the Naval Construction Battalion Center in Gulfport today at their fourth annual ‘Bells across America’ ceremony. ‘Bells across America’ is a day and a ceremony to remember those who died in the line of duty and…