From 1 January to 31 December 2017, NCHB
FOURTEEN operated worldwide for both exercises and real-world operations.
From 1 January to 31 December 2015, NCHB
THIRTEEN operated on five different continents for both exercises and real world operations.
With the assistance of 20 Sailors from the NCHB
1,94 tractor-trailers, operated by Matson Logistics Inc., were loaded with 96 twenty-foot equivalent units and 143 units of civil engineering support equipment.
1 conducted cargo handling and expeditionary logistics support on four continents, deploying personnel globally in support of two Maritime Prepositioning Ships, all three Marine Expeditionary Forces, both Naval Beach Groups, the Maritime Prepositioning Force Maintenance Cycle, the National Science Foundation, and others.
l's selection as the winner is a testament and tribute to the culture of safety within the command," said Lt.
1, the only Navy detachment supporting the National Science Foundation research in Antarctica, arrived at Ross Island, Antarctica, mid-January and made port at NSF's McMurdo Station, the southern-most navigable harbor in the world.
1 celebrated its 60th anniversary on October 1, 2009.
13 provided over 3800 days of contributory support to customers in every Commander-in-Chief's area of responsibility in 2001, including Oman (BEACON FLASH), Bahrain (SOUTHERN WATCH), Pearl Harbor, Hawaii (COBRA GOLD and JRTC Redeployment) and the Mediterranean (Forward Logistics Support Site Malta).
1, the only Navy detachment supporting the National Science Foundation research at the South Pole, arrived at Ross Island, Antarctica, in late January, and made port at McMurdo Station, the southernmost navigable harbor in the world.
"We here at NCHB
1 will maintain the standard that he and his predecessors set, and stand ever ready to respond as the Navy's 911 Cargo Operators."
The only structural difference between NCHB-1 and a Reserve NCHB
is that NCHB-1 possesses no fuels capability.
His command tours include Detachment Officer in Charge, Navy Cargo Handling Battalion (NCHB
) 13; Commanding Officer, Defense Distribution Depot Pensacola 110; Commanding Officer, NCHB
13; Commanding Officer, Volunteer Training Unit 110; Director of Logistics, U.S.