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 Naval Construction Group 1

1436 Pacific Road
  Port Hueneme, CA  93043-4301

 Captain David H. McAlister

 Civil Engineer Corps (CEC)
 Commander, Naval Construction Group 1


Captain David H. McAlister assumed command of Naval Construction Group 1 in June 2018.  Previously he was the Civil Engineer Corps Head Detailer.
A native of Knoxville, Tennessee, McAlister was commissioned in 1995 through Officer Candidate School upon graduation from the University of Tennessee with a Bachelor and Master of Science in Civil Engineering. He earned a Master of Arts in National Security and Strategic Studies from the Naval War College in 2012.
Early assignments include the Public Works Department in Adak, Alaska; Alfa Company/Training Department of Amphibious Construction Battalion 2; Officer in Charge of Construction Battalion Unit 402; Assistant Public Works Officer for Navy Region Hawaii; Aide to the Commander, Naval Facilities Engineering Command Pacific Division/3rd Naval Construction Brigade and as a plank owner of 1st Naval Construction Division.
McAlister served as Future Operations Officer for I Marine Expeditionary Force Engineer Group during combat operations; Program Manager for the White House Military Office; and as Operations Officer for Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 5, completing deployments to Iraq as Commander of Task Force Sierra in direct support of multiple Joint Special Operations Task Forces and to Kuwait in direct support of Coalition Forces Land Component Command. He served as operations officer for 30th Naval Construction Regiment with oversight of tactical and construction operations in the Pacific Theater and in direct support of Multi-National Force-West throughout Iraq’s Al Anbar Province. McAlister supported Deputy Chief of Naval Operations (Fleet Readiness and Logistics), Shore Readiness Division (OPNAV N46) and Commander, Naval Installations Command (CNIC) as the Military Construction Program Manager.  McAlister served as Commanding Officer of Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 74 completing deployments in support of Pacific Command, Europe Command, Africa Command, Central Command, Northern Command and Southern Command prior to decommissioning the unit on July 25, 2014. He served as Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Public Works Officer and then reported as the Civil Engineer Corps Head Detailer in May 2016.
He is qualified as a Seabee Combat Warfare and Fleet Marine Force Officer, a Professional Engineer in Hawaii, a member of the Defense Acquisition Corps, and an LEED Accredited Professional. McAlister is certified as Joint Qualified Officer, Public Works Level III, Contracting Level III and Facilities Engineering Level II. His personal decorations include Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medals, Joint Service Commendation Medal, Navy Commendation Medals, Army Commendation Medal, Air Force Commendation Medal, Navy Achievement Medals and various unit and campaign awards.



 Commander Frank Carroll

 Civil Engineer Corps (CEC)
 Chief Staff Officer, Naval Construction Group 1

Commander Frank W. Carroll reported 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.

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.

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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