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 Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 11

5301 Bainbridge Ave Box #63
  Gulfport, MS 39501
CDR Dean E. Allen, CEC

 Commander Dean E. Allen

 Civil Engineer Corps (CEC)
 Commanding Officer, Naval Mobile Construction Battalion ELEVEN
Commander Allen was raised in San Ramon, California.  He graduated from Arizona State University in 1999 with a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering and was commissioned an Ensign after completing Officer Candidate School in Pensacola, FL.  In 2010 he graduated from Naval Postgraduate School earning a Master of Business Administration in Financial Management.
Commander Allen’s first assignment was at Naval Support Activity, Bahrain as Disaster Preparedness Officer.  During this tour he was the OIC of an Emergency Response Team providing rescue and recovery operations for U.S. and coalition forces in Southwest Asia.  He then transferred to NMCB FOUR serving as Assistant Operations Officer, Material Liaison Officer, and Seabee Engineer Reconnaissance Team OIC.  In 2003, he completed a deployment to Iraq where his team conducted battle damage assessments and provided contingency construction support to IMEF.  Following this tour he was assigned to FIRST Naval Construction Division as Aide to the Commander.  In 2005 he attended the Defense Language Institute for duty under instruction in the Italian Language Program.
Commander Allen then reported to U.S. Army Garrison Vicenza, Italy as Resident Officer in Charge of Construction overseeing planning and design for construction of a $1B Army installation (Camp Ederle).  During this tour, he completed an Individual Augment assignment supporting the Army Corps of Engineers in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.  Following the IA he returned to Italy and managed construction projects at Vicenza and Camp Darby.
Commander Allen reported to NMCB 133 in 2011 as the Operations Officer after attending Naval Postgraduate School.  He completed a PACOM deployment that coincided with Operation TOMODACHI and also deployed the final active duty NMCB to support OEF-Afghanistan.  The battalion covered five regional commands in Afghanistan—operating as Task Force ANCHOR under the Army’s 411th Engineer Brigade—completing over 70 engineering projects supporting force protection,  life/health/safety, camp consolidation, demilitarization, and freedom of movement.  NMCB 133 was awarded the Battle E in 2013 and Commander
Allen was recognized by the Society of American Military Engineers with the Ben Moreell Medal.  Commander Allen next served as the Public Works Officer at Fleet Activities Sasebo, Japan.
Prior to taking command of NMCB 11, Commander Allen was the Shore Readiness Budget Analyst at the Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Financial Management & Comptroller), overseeing budget development for the Navy’s base operating support and sustainment, restoration and modernization programs.
Commander Allen is a qualified Seabee Combat Warfare Officer, member of the Acquisition Professional Community, Level III certified in contracting, and a registered Professional Engineer in the State of North Carolina.  His personal awards include the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal (three awards), Navy/Marine Corps Commendation Medal (four awards), and Navy/Marine Corps Achievement Medal (three awards).

 Lieutenant Commander Heather M. Hess

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

LCDR Hess is a native of West End, North Carolina.  She joined the Baccalaureate Degree Completion Program in August 2003 and graduated from North Carolina State University with a Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering in May 2005. She completed a Master’s in Business Administration from the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, California in December 2016.  She received her commission into the Civil Engineer Corps October 2005 after completing Officer Candidate School at Pensacola, Florida.  

Her first assignment was to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion FIVE, in Port Hueneme, California, where she held several positions, including Detail Yokosuka OIC, S3A, Detail Camp Buehring AOIC and CBR6.  In July 2008, she reported to Resident Officer in Charge of Construction, Camp Pendleton, California as an AROICC and then Officer in Charge of Construction Marine Corps Installations West as the Executive Officer.  She then reported to Commanding General III Marine Expeditionary Force, Okinawa, Japan, August 2011 as the Naval Construction Force Liaison Officer. She then served as the Western Accessions Officer from August 2013 to May 2015.  In June 2015, she reported to the Naval Postgraduate School and obtained a Financial Management MBA December of 2016.

LCDR Hess reported to the Public Works Department South Potomac in January 2017 as the Production Officer and then the Assistant Public Works Officer from October 2017 to April 2019 for Naval Support Facility Indian Head.

LCDR Hess is a Seabee Combat Warfare Officer, Fleet Marine Warfare Qualified Officer and a registered Professional Engineer in the state of North Carolina.  She is a member of the Society of American Military Engineers, Chi Epsilon civil engineering honor society, and Phi Kappa Phi honor society.  Awards include the Navy Commendation Medal, Navy Achievement Medal, and other unit and service awards.

 Master Chief Allen Johnson

 Seabee Combat Warfare (SCW), Expeditionary Warfare (EXW), Surface Warfare (SW)
 Command Master Chief, Naval Mobile Construction Battalion ELEVEN


­­­Master Chief Allen Johnson reported to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) ELEVEN in September 2018 as CMDCM. 
Born in Miami Florida and graduating from Alfred E. Smith High School in New York City, he enlisted in the United States Navy in January 1998, attended Recruit Training at Naval Training Center, Great Lakes, Illinois and Seaman Apprenticeship training at Naval Training Center, Great Lakes, Illinois.  He then proceeded to the USS Pensacola in Little Creek, VA.  During this tour from May 1998- September 1999 he deployed to Mediterranean AOR.  Additionally, after this deployment CMDCM Johnson immediately reported to Builder ‘A’ school in Gulfport, Mississippi.
He then reported to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion One, Gulfport, Mississippi in February 2000. During this tour he deployed to Rota, Spain and Diego Garcia. He then reported to NRD New York in May 2004. He served as Recruiter-In-Charge, Zone Supervisor, and the Naval Special Warfare/ Naval Special Operation Coordinator.
He then reported to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion Four in August 2008 as the Charlie Company Chief, DET AOIC, OIC/Convoy Commander, Air Det Chief, and DET Four SEL Special Forces. In 2012 CMDCM Johnson transferred to Naval Construction Regiment in Port Hueneme, California as the RSS supervisor and R3C of 1st Naval Construction Regiment. In 2014 he transferred 30th Naval Construction Regiment, Guam as the Officer-in-Charge and Camp CZAR.
He then reported to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion Four in December as Charlie and Delta Company Chief.
CMDCM Johnson is a Qualified Seabee Combat Warfare Specialist, Expeditionary Warfare Specialist and Enlisted Surface Warfare Specialist. His awards include Navy Commendation Medal (4 awards), Army Commendation Medal (3 awards), Navy Achievement Medal, Air Force Achievement Medal, Meritorious Unit Commendation Award, Battle Efficiency “E” Ribbon (4 awards) and Navy Good Conduct Medal (4 awards), and various service and campaign awards.
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