PHIBCB

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PHIBCBAmphibious Construction Battalion
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HE WAS THE SUPPLY OFFICER FOR AMPHIBIOUS CONSTRUCTION BATTALION 1 IN CORONADO, CALIFORNIA, WHEN HE WROTE THIS ARTICLE.
After a series of planning sessions and rock drills among Army, Navy, Marine Corps, and TRANSCOM planners during the early months of the year, Pacific Strike got underway in June 2008 when Navy Seabees from Amphibious Construction Battalion One began building the life support base for JLOTS personnel at Camp Pendleton.
In addition, four vessels from the Military Sealift Command were activated for use in this exercise: the SS Cape Mohican carried Amphibious Construction Battalion ONE lighterage from San Diego to Camp Pendleton, the Large, Medium Speed, Roll On/Roll Off (LMSR) USNS Pililaau was used to move the 3rd IBCT of the 25th Infantry Division from Hawaii to Camp Pendleton, the SS Chesapeake was the OPDS tanker and the Auxiliary Crane Ship (TAC-S) SS Flickertail State carried the ELCAS(M) pier components and Army lighterage from Norfolk, Va.
and Naval Amphibious Construction Battalion 1, San Diego, completed nine repair and construction projects at Popondetta and Port Moresby.
Additionally, Amphibious Construction Battalion (ACB) 1 played a huge support role for Cal Fire.
Organized under Commander, Naval Surface Forces, the primary mission of the amphibious construction battalion is to provide ship to shore transportation of fuel, materials and equipment in support of amphibious ready groups, Marine expeditionary forces and brigade-sized operations, and maritime pre-positioned force (MPF) operations.
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