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 Naval Mobile Construction Battalion ONE

5301 Bainbridge Ave Box #61
  Gulfport, MS 39501


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 Captain Michael W. Meno

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

 

Capt. Meno is an Illinois native.  He graduated from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign with a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering in 1995.  He holds a Master of Science in Environmental Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Master of Business Administration from the University of Maryland at College Park.  He was commissioned in the U.S. Navy Reserve through Officer Candidate School in 1998, and attended Civil Engineer Corps Officer School in Port Hueneme, Calif.  He was selected for Duty Under Instruction (DUINS) Program in August 2007 at the University of Maryland at College Park.

 

 

 

Meno’s operational tours include officer in charge during deployments to Iraq and Guam with Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 133; operations officer at NMCB-1, deploying to Japan and Afghanistan.
 
His shore assignments include environmental division officer at U.S. Naval Air Station Keflavik, Iceland; assistant resident officer in charge of construction at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, N.C.; aide to the chief of Civil Engineers at Naval Facilities Command; Facilities Engineering and Acquisition director for the Public Works Department NAVFAC Southwest at Naval Base Coronado, Calif.; AOPS/IPT leader and public works officer; Facilities Sustainment, Restoration, and Modernization program manager for the Shore Readiness Division and served as the shore readiness analyst for the Programming Division at OPNAV in Washington, D.C.
 
Meno assumed duties as the commanding officer for NMCB-1 in June 2018.
 
His personal decorations include the Bronze Star Medal, Meritorious Service Medal, Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (four awards), Army Commendation Medal, Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (two awards), and the National Defense Medal.
 
Meno is a registered Professional Engineer in the State of North Carolina, a Certified Energy Manager, a Certified Safety Professional and qualified as a Seabee Combat Warfare Specialist.
 

 

 
 

 

 
 

 LCDR CHESTER J. WYCKOFF

 Civil Engineer Corps (CEC)
 Executive Officer, Naval Mobile Construction Battalion ONE
 
Lt. Cmdr. Wyckoff is a native of Florida.  He is a 2005 graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy with a Bachelor of Science in Naval Architecture and holds a Master of Science in Civil Engineering from the University of Texas.  He was commissioned a Surface Warfare Officer, in 2008, he was selected for lateral transfer and redesignation to the Civil Engineer Corps.

Wyckoff’s operational tours include serving twice aboard USS Simpson (FFG 56) as division officer; Bravo Company commander, assistant operations officer at Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 11, deploying as officer in charge of Det. Shir Ghazy, Afghanistan, and officer in charge of Det. Horn of Africa in Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti.

His shore assignments include director, Facilities Management Division at Naval Station Mayport, Fla.; director, Facilities Management Division at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti Africa; construction manager at Naval Station Mayport, Fla.; planning, programming, budgeting, and execution  action officer in the Shore Readiness Division; executive assistant for the director, Energy and Environmental Readiness Division [Location]; Facilities Engineering Acquisition Division director at Naval Air Station Lemoore, Calif.

LCDR Wyckoff reported as the Executive Officer for NMCB-1 in June 2019.

His personal decorations include the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (three awards) and the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal. 

Wyckoff is a licensed Professional Engineer in the State of Florida and qualified as a Seabee Combat Warfare Specialist and Surface Warfare officer. 
 
CMDCM Arrington

 Master Chief James H. Brock

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

Master Chief Brock graduated from Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill., in September 1996 and Equipment Operator “A” School in November 1996.

His first assignment was Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 7 where he completed two deployments to Okinawa, Japan, two deployments to Guantanamo Bay, Cuba and to Honduras in support of relief efforts after Hurricane Mitch.
He then served at Camp David, where he was selected as Senior Sailor of the Year for 2004.  His next assignment at NMCB-1, serving as the horizontal construction supervisor and platoon commander and was selected for chief petty officer.  He was then transferred  to NMCB-133 where he served as Water Well officer in charge and officer in charge for Pacific Partnership 2008. 

Upon completion of assignment, he reported to 20th Seabee Readiness Group (SRG) where he served as the alfa three for R436  and FTX/FEP evaluator and selected to senior chief petty officer.  Brock transferred back to NMCB-133 where he deployed to Kuwait as a senior enlisted leader and then to Rota, Spain, where he served as the operations chief for the Battalion.  He transferred to Naval Construction Group 2, where he served as the N43C and was promoted to master chief petty officer. Then he served as senior enlisted leader for Det. Guam with NMCB-1.  He reported to Naval Construction Regiment 22 where he served as the operations chief. 

CMDCM Brock reported as the Command Master Chief for NMCB-1 in July 2019.​

His personal awards include Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (five awards), Joint Service Achievement Medal, Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (four awards), and Navy Good Conduct Medal (three awards).

 
 
 
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