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 Naval Construction Group ONE

1436 Pacific Road
  Port Hueneme, CA  93043-4301

 Captain Mike Saum

 Civil Engineer Corps (CEC)
 Commander, Naval Construction Group ONE

CAPT Mike Saum reported to Naval Construction Group One from NAVFAC Pacific where he served as the Deputy Commander for Operations from August 2014 to June 2016.  


CAPT Saum is a native of Pawling, New York.  Commissioned in 1992  through the Officer Candidate School in Newport, Rhode Island, he is an alumnus of Union College, in Schenectady, New York (’92 BSCE), University of California, Berkeley (’01 M. Eng. CE) and The Executive Program at UVA’s Darden School of Business.


Ensign Saum reported aboard Naval Mobile Construction Battalion FORTY in 1993, where he served as the Engineering Officer, Embark Officer and held numerous collateral duties. After leaving Fighting Forty in February of 1995, LTJG Saum reported to Construction Battalion Unit 427 onboard Naval Station San Diego, where he served as the “Plank Owner” Officer in Charge.


After 6 months at the Defense Language Institute in Monterey, CA, Lieutenant Saum reported to Engineering Field Activity, Mediterranean Contracts Office, Sigonella, Sicily onboard the Naval Air Station there as an Assistant Resident Officer in Charge of Construction. Following assignments at Graduate School and Dive School, he reported to Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center, San Diego where he served as the Diving and Littoral Operations Branch Head and was the Mission Planning Integrated Product Team Leader for the installation of undersea surveillance systems.


Lieutenant Commander Saum’s next assignment was as Commanding Officer of Underwater Construction Team ONE (UCT 1) on board NAB Little Creek.  While in command, UCT ONE deployed multiple times in support of OIF and OEF, recovery efforts from Hurricane’s Ivan and Katrina and EUCOM’s Theater Security Cooperation efforts in Eastern Europe. Following UCT 1, he reported to Naval Facilities Engineering Command Mid Atlantic’s Public Works Department, Norfolk where he served as the Facilities Engineering and Acquisition Division (FEAD) Director.  


In June of 2008, Commander Saum reported to OPNAV N80, Director of Navy Programming, as the Shore Readiness Analyst in the “Bull Pen.”  He was responsible for providing analysis and recommendations of the $9.5 Billion shore program, as part of the larger Navy program, to the Chief of Naval Operations. CDR Saum commanded Naval Mobile Construction Battalion ONE from Jul 2010 to July 2012.  While there, NMCB ONE deployed to Afghanistan for 8 months conducting contingency construction operations throughout Southern and Western Afghanistan. NMCB ONE won the Battle “E” for Fiscal Year 2011. 


In July of 2012, CAPT Saum reported to Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam as the JB4 (Public Works Officer).


Captain Saum is a Seabee Combat Warfare Officer, a member of the Acquisition Professional Community, a registered Professional Engineer in California and Oregon, and a Basic Diving Officer.  His personal awards include the Bronze Star Medal, Meritorious Service Medal (4 gold stars) and the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (2 gold stars).  



 Commander Frank Carroll

 Civil Engineer Corps (CEC)
 Chief Staff Officer, Naval Construction Group ONE

CDR Frank W. Carroll reports as Chief Staff Officer from NAS Fallon N4, where he served as Public Works Officer and Officer in Charge of Construction from October 2014 to June 2017.

CDR Carroll is a native of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and was raised in Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Maryland.  He enlisted in the Navy in 1987, and attended Electronic Technician A and C schools in Orlando, Great Lakes, Dam Neck, and Vallejo.  His tours as an ET included Submarine Base Kings Bay, Georgia, USS George Washington (CVN-73) and Fleet Training Center, Norfolk, Virginia. During his enlisted time, he achieved the rank of Chief Petty Officer.  He completed his Bachelors of Science in Mechanical Engineering in 1999 and Masters of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering in 2004 from Old Dominion University (ODU).  After graduating ODU in 1999, he completed Officer Candidate School in 2000.
CDR Carroll completed Civil Engineer Corp Officer School in December of 2000 and then served as the Assistant Public Works Officer at Naval Security Group Activity, Northwest, Virginia. As part of regionalization, he was transferred to NAVFAC Mid-Atlantic where he served as a facility planner at the Yorktown Peninsula Site from Aug 2001 to April 2002.  From May 2002 until August of 2003, CDR Carroll served as the Naval Station Norfolk’s 1st LT with concurrent duties as Navy Region Mid-Atlantic (NRMA) Seabee Project Coordinator and the NRMA Self-Help Department Head.
After completing graduate studies at ODU, he served as Naval Mobile Construction Battalion SEVENTY-FOUR’s Alfa Company Commander and Equipment Officer.  He then served at the US Naval Academy as an instructor.  After transfer to NAVFAC Washington in January 2009, he volunteered for an IA to Mosul, Iraq.  Upon return from Iraq, he was sent TAD to NAVFAC HQ as the Deputy Chief Operating Officer for Navy Expeditionary Combat Enterprise.  In July 2010 he reported to NAVFAC Northwest as Assistant Operations Officer and Integrated Product Team Leader where he managed MILCON, Special Projects, Environmental Planning & Resources, and BRAC & Environmental Restoration execution throughout Navy Region Northwest.  In April 2013 he then served as the Executive Officer for Naval Mobile Construction Battalion SEVENTY-FOUR where he decommissioned and then deactivated the command in September 2014. He then assumed duties as Naval Air Station Fallon N4 and Public Works Officer.
CDR Carroll is a Seabee Combat Warfare Specialist and a registered Professional Engineer in the state of Virginia.  He is a member of the Society of American Military Engineers.  Awards include the Bronze Star, Navy Commendation Medal, Navy Achievement Medal, and other unit and service awards.

 Master Chief Lawrence W. Sharpe

 Seabee Combat Warfare (SCW)
 Command Master Chief, Commander, Naval Construction Group ONE

Command Master Chief Sharpe is a native of Michigan.

During his off-duty time Master Chief Sharpe enjoys floor hockey and dirt bike riding.

Career History:
  • NCG ONE; 2015–Present
  • NMCB 5; 2013–2015
  • NCTC Port Hueneme; 2011–2013
  • NMCB 4; 2009–2011
  • NMCB 5; 2007–2009
  • NCTC Port Hueneme; 2004–2007
  • NMCB 40; 2001–2004
  • 2nd NCB; 2001–2001
  • NMCB 26; 1995–2001
  • NSWDG; 1992–1994
  • NMCB 74; 1988–1991
  • NCTC Gulfport; 1987–1988
  • RTC Orlando; 1987–1987


  • SEA Class 133; 2007
  • CMDCM; 2011
  • Associates Degree in Construction Technology and Vocational Technical Education


Professional Qualifications:

  • Seabee Combat Warfare



  • Meritorious Service Medal (2 awards)
  • Joint Service Commendation Medal (2 awards)
  • Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (3 awards)
  • Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (3 awards)


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