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Navy CPO Esprit de Corps Bridge Run

Newly selected chief petty officers from the Naval Construction Battalion Center, Stennis Space Center, and Millington Navy Base all joined together this morning for a run as part of their leadership training. From Ocean Springs to Biloxi, this dash of…

Change of Command Ceremony at Seabee Base

An engineer battalion on board the Naval Construction Battalion Center in Gulfport will be receiving a new commander. Captain David Stephens will be taking over for Captain Patrick Drury, who will head to a new assignment in Hawaii. For Captain…

NCBC closes early due to weather

Personnel at the Naval Construction Battalion Center in Gulfport had an early release today due to the threat for severe weather. All gates for the base, Pass Road, Broad Avenue, and 28th Street gate entrance will remain open, and the…

Vietnam Veterans Ceremony in Gulfport

This morning, Vietnam veterans and current service members gathered together at the Naval Construction Battalion Center in Gulfport for a special ceremony honoring those who fought in the Vietnam War. The keynote speaker was Charles Purchner Jr., the past State…

NCBC testing for water contamination

The Naval Construction Battalion Center is asking permission from property owners near the base to test their private drinking water for contamination. This testing will only affect those living within a mile distance of the base and that use water…

Armistice Day Ceremony

On November 11th, we remember veterans from all branches and from all times, but November 11th also marks another important day in military history. Members of the Naval Construction Battalion in Gulfport did not let the day go unnoticed. Bells…

Partners in Education proclamation

This morning, representatives from the Naval Construction Battalion Center in Gulfport and the Information Warfare Training Group came together with teachers and faculty from Reeves Elementary in Long Beach to sign a partners in education proclamation. This is part of…

Fallen Heroes 5K

Bright and early this morning dozens of chief petty officers from the Naval Construction Battalion Center in Gulfport came together to honor those who have paid the ultimate sacrifice. They took part in the Fallen Heroes 5K to remember 125…

Bee Wash Fundraiser

One of the iconic monuments on the Seabee Base got a little TLC this morning. The bee on base was given a bath by some of the Seabee’s top commanders. It was all part of the Seabee’s annual Bee Wash…

Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month

This morning to kick off Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month, commanders from the Naval Construction Battalion Center in Gulfport came together to sign a proclamation. The proclamation honors a pledge some of the top leadership on base make each…

Fright Night

Halloween is just around the corner and costume parties and haunted houses are popping up all over the Coast. More than four thousand people headed to the Naval Construction Battalion Center in Gulfport tonight to celebrate the spooky holiday. Fright…

Puppy therapy for military

There is no better way to de-stress than to have adorable puppies lick your face. That is exactly what took over the Naval Construction Battalion Center earlier today. Members on base had hours to spend with these adorable puppies from…

Guest Chef Program

You may hear there are too many cooks in the kitchen, but today at the Naval Construction Battalion Center, it was a good thing. Students in the culinary arts program at Gulfport High School joined with a local chef at…

Navy Base has Multicultural Diversity Day

The Navy is made up of all different backgrounds and cultures and that diversity is a reason to celebrate. Multicultural Diversity Day was a chance for naval personnel and family members to learn about each other’s different heritages. The Naval…

NCBC Members do 22 Pushup Challenge

Members of the Naval Construction Battalion Center push to spread awareness of suicide prevention among our veterans. News 25’s Laurene Callander reports on the base’s involvement in the nationwide 22 pushup challenge. These pushups are not a typical part of…