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 Naval Mobile Construction Battalion ONE

5301 Bainbridge Ave Box #61
  Gulfport, MS 39501
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 Commander Michael W. Meno

 Civil Engineer Corps (CEC)
 Commanding Officer, Naval Mobile Construction Battalion ONE

Cmdr. Michael Meno, from Orland Park, Illinois, has a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (1995), a Master of Science in Environmental Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (1998), and Master of Business Administration from the University of Maryland at College Park (2009).

 

Meno attended Officer Candidate School (OCS) and was commissioned an Ensign in the United States Naval Reserve on October 9, 1998. Following OCS, he attended Civil Engineer Corps Officer School in Port Hueneme, California. In May of 1999, Commander Meno reported to U.S. Naval Air Station Keflavik in Iceland to serve as the Environmental Division Officer. In September 2001, Commander Meno was transferred to Marine Corps Base, Camp Lejeune in North Carolina, where he served as an Assistant Resident Officer in Charge of Construction until December of 2003.

 

In January 2004,  Meno was transferred to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 133.  During his tour, he made deployments to Iraq and Guam as an Officer-In-Charge. In June 2006 he was transferred to NAVFAC HQ where he served as the Aide to the Chief of Civil Engineers. In August of 2007, Meno was transferred to DUINS at the University of Maryland at College Park. In June 2009 he was transferred to NMCB 1 where he served as the Operations Officer. During his tour, he made deployments to Japan and Afghanistan. In June 2012 he was transferred to NAVFAC Southwest where he served as the Facilities Engineering and Acquisition Director for the Public Works Department at Naval Base Coronado, an AOPS/IPT Leader, and a Public Works Officer.

 

Meno reported to the OPNAV staff in June of 2015 as the Facilities Sustainment, Restoration, and Modernization Program Manager for the Shore Readiness Division and served as the Shore Readiness Analyst for the Programming Division since April 2016.

 

Meno assumed the responsibilities as the Commanding Officer for NMCB 1 in June 2018.

 

Meno is Seabee Combat Warfare qualified, a registered Professional Engineer in North Carolina, a certified energy manager, and a certified safety professional. His personal decorations include the Bronze Star Medal, Meritorious Service Medal, Navy Commendation Medal with four gold stars, Army Commendation Medal, Navy Achievement Medal with two gold stars, and the National Defense Medal.​   Meno is Seabee Combat Warfare qualified, a registered Professional Engineer in North Carolina, a certified energy manager, and a certified safety professional. His personal decorations include the Bronze Star Medal, Meritorious Service Medal, Navy Commendation Medal with four gold stars, Army Commendation Medal, Navy Achievement Medal with two gold stars, and the National Defense Medal.​

Segalla

 Commander Jacob W. Segalla

 Civil Engineer Corps (CEC)
 Executive Officer, Naval Mobile Construction Battalion ONE

Originally from Charlottesville, Virginia, Lt. Cmdr. Jacob Segalla graduated from the University of Florida with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering in December 2002. He then attended Officer Candidate School where he was commissioned an Ensign in the Civil Engineer Corps in April 2003.

After a brief stop in Port Hueneme, California, for Civil Engineer Corps Officer School, he reported to his first duty station as a Facilities Operations Officer for Public Works Center, Norfolk, assigned to Norfolk Naval Shipyard. In November of 2005, he transferred to Naval Facilities Engineering Command, Hawaii, and served as an Assistant Resident Officer in Charge of Construction.

In December of 2006, he volunteered for an Individual Augment billet in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. He was assigned as the Kenya Projects Engineer in the CJ-34 Engineer Office at Combined Joint Task Force Horn of Africa. For six months, he traveled throughout Kenya to manage humanitarian and exercise related construction projects, while also providing comprehensive public works support to a remote contingency operating base located at Manda Bay, Kenya.

Upon his return to NAVFAC Hawaii in July 2007, he was reassigned as an Assistant Public Works Officer for Naval Station Pearl Harbor. Following his tour in Hawaii, Segalla attended Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University and earned a Master’s Degree in Civil Engineering (Construction Engineering & Management) in August 2010.

After completing his degree, Segalla joined Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 74. There he served as the Alfa Company Commander and Officer in Charge for Detachment Macedonia during an eight-month deployment to EUCOM to support theater security. When the Battalion returned to homeport, he was reassigned as the Officer in Charge of Air Detachment.

Segalla was then assigned to NAVFAC Washington, where he served as the Facility Engineering and Acquisition Division Director for PWD South Potomac. Serving two distinct bases, he has delivered more than $320M worth of engineering and construction services during his tenure, including a new decentralized steam system and an explosive manufacturing plant.

He is currently serving as the executive office for NMCB 1 in Gulfport, Mississippi.

Segalla is qualified as a Seabee Combat Warfare Officer and a member of the Acquisition Professional Community. His personnel decorations include the Meritorious Service Medal, Joint Commendation Medal, Navy Commendation Medal (x3), and the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal. 

CMDCM Arrington

 Master Chief Derrick D. Arrington

 Seabee Combat Warfare (SCW)/ Expeditionary Warfare Specialist (EXW)
 Command Master Chief, Naval Mobile Construction Battalion ONE

Command Master Chief Derrick Arrington attended Recruit Training Command Orlando, Florida, in June 1989.  After “Boot Camp,” he attended Equipment Operator “A” School at Naval Construction Training Center (NCTC), Gulfport, Mississippi, and graduated in December 1989.

His first tour of duty was with Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 24 Bessemer, Alabama.  He then converted from SELRES to active duty and received orders to NMCB 133 Gulfport, Mississippi.  During his tour, he deployed to Guam and Rota, Spain and was advanced to Equipment Operator 3rd Class.  After four years, he transferred to Naval Air Station, Kingsville, TX, as a Crew Leader and a Project Supervisor.  During this highly successful tour, he was advanced to Petty Officer Second Class. 

Next, he received orders to NMCB 7, Gulfport, Mississippi.  With the “MAGNIFICENT SEVEN”, he deployed to Okinawa, Japan and Rota, Spain, then redeployed to Honduras in support of disaster relief efforts from Hurricane Mitch.  At the end of his tour, he was advanced to First Class Petty Officer.  In 2002, he reported to NCTC, where he was assigned as Course Manager.  He advanced to Chief Petty Officer that same year and throughout his tour he served as the School Director and Headquarters Company Commander.  After three years, he received orders to NMCB 74.  While in NMCB 74, he deployed to Okinawa, Pakistan, and Guam.  During this demanding tour, he served as Water Well OIC, Embark Chief, was promoted to Senior Chief Petty Officer, and continued to serve as the A3 and A5.  He negotiated orders to NMCB 24, Huntsville, Alabama.  With the “DOUBLE DOZEN”, he served as the RSS Supervisor and deployed to Al Asad, Iraq, as the Water Well OIC and Embark Chief.  He cancelled his shore duty and reported to NMCB 11. 

While assigned to NMCB 11 he served as the A5, deploying to Okinawa, Japan, and Afghanistan.  During his 17 month tour, he was promoted to Master Chief Petty Officer.  In November 2012, he reported to NCTC Gulfport, where he served as the Acting Command Master Chief. He then served as the Command Master Chief of Navy Cargo Handling Battalion 1. He is currently assigned as Command Master Chief of NMCB 1.

Master Chief Arrington is designated Expeditionary Warfare Specialist and Seabee Combat Warfare Specialist. His awards include the Joint Service Commendation Medal, Navy/Marine Corps Commendation Medal (4), Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (4), Joint Meritorious Unit Award, Good Conduct Medal (7), National Defense Service Medal, Sea Service Deployment Ribbon (13), Expert Rifleman Medal, Expert Pistol Medal, and various other awards. 

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