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Center for Seabees
It is my pleasure to welcome you to the Center for
Seabees and Facilities Engineering. I am happy to have
you join us for what promises to be a most enjoyable
Command Philosophy: We will safely execute the
mission or die trying. Everything we do happens
through our people, and ultimately, the students we're
educating and training. Take care of 'em; develop 'em.
A diverse workforce is a productive creative workforce,
and everyone will be treated professionally.
Accountability: Stuff - we've been entrusted with a lot
of stuff. Need to take care of it - part of our public
J.J. Heinzel, CAPT, CEC, USN
Accountability: Time - once spent, we can not recover time; therefore, we must
continually work to make the most of each and every minute that we've been
entrusted with for our students, our staffs, our families, and ourselves.
Alignment: We are in very dynamic times with our supported commands. We will
regularly work with them for course corrections to maintain instructional alignment.
United States Navy
We are the United States Navy, our Nation’s sea
power – ready guardians of peace, victorious in war.
We are professional Sailors and Civilians – a diverse
and agile force exemplifying the highest standards of
service to our Nation, at home and abroad, at sea and
Integrity is the foundation of our conduct; respect for
others is fundamental to our character; decisive
leadership is crucial to our success.
We are a team, disciplined, and well-prepared,
committed to mission accomplishment. We do not
waver in our dedication and accountability to our
Shipmates and families.
We are patriots, forged by the Navy’s core values of
Honor, Courage, and Commitment. In times of war
and peace, our actions reflect out proud heritage and
We defend our Nation and prevail in the face of
adversity with strength, determination, and dignity.
We are the United States Navy.
• CSFE was formally established by
the Secretary of the Navy on 14
• CSFE is one of 15 Learning Centers
created by the Department of the
Navy (DoN) that report to the Naval
Education and Training Command
(NETC), Pensacola, FL.
• CSFE was formally established by the Secretary of the Navy on 14 March 2003.
• Tasked with evaluating and fundamentally redesigning training according to the
latest adult education methods and products, CSFE is charged with managing all
aspects of training to support Seabee readiness and mission capability.
CSFE develops Civil
providing them with
the foundation to
• CSFE’s six subordinate Learning instruction.
Sites are geographically dispersed
across the United States, and
engage in Interservice Training
Requirements Organization (ITRO)
partnerships with the Army and Air
• CSFE is a training community
management center that develops
Naval engineer and construction
professionals by providing them
with a fundamental foundation to
support career growth and Naval
Customers We train
• Some CSFE products are
Support and Direct Learning Sites provided to customers on a
reinbursable basis, others are
Lateral Support and Collaboration within mission-funded. In FY 08,
CSFE Headquarters CSFE executed $34.8 million.
Directly Support External Customers • Unfunded requirements for the
domain are reviewed and
prioritized by a board of CSFE
N1 - Manpower – Manages manning requirements
including labor force projections, recruitments, and Purchases
• Purchases, both small and
Activity Manning Documents (AMDs).
large, are executed through
N2 - Knowledge Management – Integrates people the Training Support
and processes, enabled by technology, to facilitate Departments (TSDs) located
the exchange of relevant information and expertise in Port Hueneme and Gulfport.
to increase organizational performance
• Your local TSD manages the
N3 - Career Management – Maps Career Purchase Requisition process
development models for Officer and Enlisted you will use to request
personnel, manages Personnel Qualifications commodities and services,
from pencils to curriculum
Standards (PQS), and Certifications and
N4 - Logistics – Administers policy and guidance Government Contracts
regarding purchasing programs, contracting, and • A significant part of our
property management. workforce is made up of
contracted employees. As
N5 - Functional Integration – Acts as the Fleet such, you should be familiar
Liaison for CSFE interacting with internal and with some general contracting
external customers to set goals and priorities and concepts:
identify operational resource requirements.
• Contracted employees are not
N6 – Information Technology – Builds and maintains managed directly by the
data management repositories, CSFE NKO page and Government, they report to the
website. Assists end users with software and company for which they work.
• Contracts define the specific
N7 - Training – Manages and maintains curriculum requirements to which
requirements, configuration, and Formal Course contracted employees are
Reviews – Chairs Curriculum Review Boards (CRBs) expected to adhere.
and Teams (CRTs) to garner fleet input on formal
• If you have questions about
training paths and programs.
establishing a contract, work
N8 - Comptroller – Plans and executes that is being performed under
contract, or about specific
reimbursable and mission-funded requirements for
contracted employees, direct
business operations, acquisition, and life-cycle your questions to your local
maintenance of equipment and facilities for TSD Business Manager.
current and future fiscal years.
Welcome to the CSFE team. You have joined a diverse
group of personnel dedicated to improving the knowledge
and skill sets of Seabees, Civil Engineer Corps (CEC)
Officers, and civilian professionals.
We take pride in providing outstanding training
opportunities for the men and women of the Armed Forces.
Diversity – The CSFE community is geographically
dispersed across the United States. We enjoy cultural
differences and employ military, Civil Service, and
contractor personnel from a variety of personal and
professional backgrounds to accomplish our mission.
Professionalism – The key to our success is the high level of
personal commitment our team makes to consistently
provide the best training available.
As a member of the CSFE team, you are expected to
maintain a professional appearance and positive attitude at
all times. Above all remember that we are here to serve our
customers to shape the current and future Seabee
Employee Engagement – The CSFE Chain of Command welcomes ideas from the
staff about how to improve our products and work environment. Forward any ideas
to your supervisor for consideration.
CMEO/EEO – Each site within the CSFE Domain has a dedicated CMEO and EEO
representative. As a demonstration of CSFE’s commitment to uphold the highest
standards of equal opportunity employment, training and celebrations are held
Physical Fitness – CSFE
military members and
engage in regularly
fitness programs. In
participate in healthy
competitions with their
peers and other
Continuous Process Improvement – services. Civil Servants
CSFE employs the principles of are encouraged to
Lean Six Sigma to streamline enroll in the Wellness
business processes and maximize Program.
use of limited resources.
Code of Ethics
For Government Service
ANY PERSON IN GOVERNMENT SERVICE SHOULD:
Know the Law
As a Federal Employee, it is
I. Put loyalty to the highest moral principles above
your responsibility to know
loyalty to persons, party, or Government
the law. Ignorance is not an
excuse. Take time to
complete all required
II. Uphold the Constitution, laws, and legal
training, and when in doubt,
regulations of the United States and of all
ask! CSFE has two full-time
governments therein and never be a party to
attorneys on staff.
Remember that even the
appearance of wrongdoing
III. Give a full day's labor for a full day's pay; giving
can land you in trouble.
to the performance of his duties his earnest
effort and best thought.
IV. Seek to find and employ more efficient and
economical ways of getting tasks accomplished.
V. Never discriminate unfairly by the dispensing of
special favors or privileges to anyone, whether Computer Use
for remuneration or not; and never accept, for Government computers may
himself or his family, favors or benefits under be used for authorized
circumstances which might be construed by Government business only.
reasonable persons as influencing the You may not forward chain
performance of his governmental duties. letters, jokes, or any form of
spam to/from Government
VI. Make no private promises of any kind binding computers. Each time you
upon the duties of office, since the Government log on, you agree to these
employee has no private word which can be terms.
binding on public duty.
VII. Engage in no business with the Government,
either directly or indirectly, which is inconsistent
with the conscientious performance of his The Public
When speaking in public, you
may not insinuate that you are
VIII. Never use any information coming to him
speaking on behalf of the
confidentially in the performance of
United States Government. If
governmental duties as a means for making
you are asked to speak in
public, advise your supervisor
of the type of engagement.
IX. Expose corruption wherever discovered.
You may not speak to
members of the press about
X. Uphold these principles, ever conscious that
Government issues unless you
public office is a public trust.
have been cleared by the
Public Affairs Office to do so.
House Document 103, 86th Congress, 1st Session –
Passed by the Congress of the United States on July 11, 1958
Each site has a designated Safety Officer who is
responsible for conducting periodic site
inspections to ensure every reasonable safety
precaution measure is taken. High Risk training
courses are evaluated annually, and Personnel
Protective Equipment (PPE) is used at each
The Safety Officer also confirms that each
employee completes monthly required safety
Prior to each holiday, the chain of command reinforces
that the principles of Operational Risk Management
(ORM) which is a directive and the cornerstone of the
Department of the Navy’s mishap reduction campaign
is reiterated. For the most current information, visit:
Each CSFE Site is contained in a secure space. Identification
badges are required for entry, and will be displayed, as required.
Every reasonable precaution must be taken to ensure sensitive
government information is not discussed or displayed in public
places, nor provided to personnel who do not have a need to
know. Troop movement, and fighting capabilities fall into these
For New Employees
Whether military or civil service, you will be assigned a sponsor upon notification
that you are coming to CSFE or any of the Learning Sites. Each site has a command-
specific check-in procedure. You will be introduced to the Command Element by
One commonality Navy-wide is the CAC badge. This badge carries an embedded
microchip which stores personnel data about you. It serves to gain you access to
the base and your computer.
You will be granted a Navy Marine Corps Intranet (NMCI) account that you will use
daily for e-mail, scheduling, and your work station. You may access your e-mail
from any site that has NMCI computers.
For military members, your local Fleet and Family Support Center can provide
excellent information. The Office of the Secretary of Defense have made the
transition to providing relocation information at www.militaryonesource.com and
relocation tools at www.MilitaryHOMEFRONT.dod.mil/moving.
Should you have any questions, your peers are standing by to assist.
Individual Development Plans –
You will develop a tailored training
plan with your supervisor to
support personal and professional
development in your position.
IDPs are reviewed annually, and Information
tied directly to job performance
Every effort must be made to
protect PII in every form – paper,
Professional Certifications and electronic, etc. This includes
Qualifications – The CSFE Career information contained in Student
Management Directorate is Records. Identity Theft is the
fastest growing crime in the
dedicated to ensuring that nation, and the Government
Seabees, CEC Officers, and Civil takes every precaution to protect
Servants who qualify for its employees.
professional certifications and
qualifications have the knowledge If you are issued a Government
and means to obtain them. credit card for travel or official
procurement purposes, it is your
Professional Engineers CSFE supports Naval Officers and duty to protect the account
Civil Servant in pursuit of a PE License. NAVFACINST information. Your Government
3540.1B defines NAVFAC's policy "to recruit, hire, Travel Card activity is also
professionally develop, and maintain a professional reported to the Credit Bureau.
workforce of the highest
caliber. Professional licensing is mandated for all
positions that require an individual to practice CSFE develops and coordinates
engineering/architectural work, including in-house a battery of communication tools
performance or contractual oversight of such work." for the Domain and our Feet-wide
customers. Various groups use
this technology ranging from
working groups, Staff members,
Time & Examples include:
• Blogs and discussion
• Email & Newsletters
CSFE offers a variety of work schedules that are
suited to the work we do. See your supervisor to • Information cards for all “A”
determine which schedule you will be assigned. school students
Telework • NKO Instant messaging
As noted by its adoption of the telework program,
CSFE endorses work-life balance principles. • Defense Connect On Line
(DCO) to conduct and capture
Telework gives employees more control over their training, briefs, document
schedules, more time for family and community, and editors, and general meetings
freedom from the interruptions of a noisy office. If across the internet
you are interested in participating in this program,
coordinate with your supervisor.
• Most employees travel to attend training courses or to
conduct official Government business.
• An employee on official travel is expected to exercise the
same care in incurring expenses that a person would when
traveling on personal business.
• All travel is to be coordinated with your supervisor to avoid
overtime compensation work periods (when possible) and
high travel costs.
Defense Travel System (DTS)
• In order to travel, you must have a set of authorized
• The primary method of generating travel orders is
on-line via DTS:
• Your orders are then routed electronically to your
supervisor, the Comptroller, and the Commercial
• If you are required to travel for these purposes, you will be reimbursed for
expenses essential to the transaction of official business.
• Allowable costs include transportation, per diem, which consists of lodging
up to a certain amount, and a meal and incidental expenses (M&IE)
• For the most current rates, visit:
Government Travel Credit Card
•Employees are mandated to use their government-issued travel
charge card to pay for reimbursable travel expenses.
•All permanent employees who travel at least twice a year must
participate in the government travel charge card program.
•Employees who use the charge card for inappropriate or non-
official purposes or who fail to pay their account balance in a
timely manner will be subject to disciplinary action, which can
Travel Assistance Center: range from a letter of reprimand to removal from duty.
1-888-Help1Go •Employees are encouraged to charge as many official travel
expenses to the charge card as possible since this will help
maximize the rebates paid to the government by the bank.
•For additional information, visit:
• Ensure that you include a signature block that lets the
recipient know your position, command, and how to Property Management
contact you via telephone and e-mail. •US Government property is
• Reply promptly – if you receive a complex request that managed by strict
requires research, send a message saying when you accountability regulations.
expect to have an answer.
•TSDs administer the property
• Set spell-check to automatically screen you messages management program for the
before you send them. Center and all Learning Sites.
• If the topic is sensitive in nature, or you are emotional The TSD Property Manager
about it, ask a co-worker to read it before you send it. must be informed of new
• Always use a professional tone that reflects your role as equipment purchases so the
a representative of CSFE, and the United States Navy. property can be inducted into
• Government e-mail is for business use only. the Defense Property
• For additional information, go to:
http://www.emailreplies.com/ •If you have a question about
Telephone •contact your supporting TSD.
Government Postal Mail
• For most business letters, it is
• Clearly state your name, department, and appropriate to use the official
command every time you answer the phone. postage- and fees-paid privilege.
• Answer your phone personally, whenever possible. However, they must conform to
postal regulations and to Agency
Maintain a professional, up-to-date, and accurate mailing procedures.
voicemail message at all times.
• Check voice mail frequently throughout the day. • Do not use Government
• Return phone calls at the earliest opportunity. letterhead and postage-paid
• Use self-discipline to maintain an ongoing dialogue privileges for personal business.
even in difficult situations.
• Let the other person talk without interrupting • It is a violation of Federal laws and
him/her. regulations to use postage-paid
• Make a brief apology if there is a problem, and do
Government envelopes to file job
it with a smile. Let the caller know what action you
will take to resolve the issue, and be sure to close
• Improve listening by taking accurate notes.
• Always remember, to each and every person who
calls, you are a representative of CSFE, and the
United States Navy.
Military and Civilian Retirement
Ceremonies - Careers are celebrated,
and family members recognized for
their support and devotion.
Class Graduations – Formal graduation
ceremonies are held for each class.
a break for
Military Promotions and Recognition
Members of CSFE are formally
recognized for their accomplishments,
promotions, and re-enlistments.
Hail and Farewell
Luncheons – Military and
Civilian careers and
celebrated with friends and
CSFE is comprised of a headquarters command and
several Learning Sites. The CSFE work force includes
military, civilian, and contractor personnel who interact
with students and visiting dignitaries on a regular basis.
It is important that all employees do their best to
represent CSFE as a professional work environment.
For Military Personnel
The uniform of the day is included in each
command’s Plan of the Month. When applicable,
proper safety gear and Personal Protective Equipment
(PPE) are to be worn at all sites.
For Civil Servants and Contractors
Under normal conditions, the CSFE office dress
code is business casual. Your goal is to dress
appropriately for each occasion. Your office or
work setting and environment will influence your
dress style. Always be neat and clean in whatever
you choose to wear. Clothing should be clean and
free of rips, tears, or holes.
Your dress style will project a positive or negative
image about “you”. You broadcast a message in
what you wear. We suggest you make an accurate
statement in your appearance and transmit a
positive, professional image at all times.
Remember that your dress is a reflection of you
and the command. Dress professionally to match
the occasion. Shorts, short skirts, crop tops, etc.
are not appropriate professional attire in the
National Security Personnel System
For Civil Servants
In 2008, all NETC commands transistioned to a
new Civilian Personnel Management system called
NSPS which requires each employee to have
quantifiable job objectives. It is a pay-for-
Employees complete self-assessments, and are
evaluated by their supervisors semi-annually.
CSFE generates a strict set of business rules to
ensure that the rating syetem is fair and the
criteria are equally applied across the board.
Employee ratings are governed by a local Sub Pay
Pool at each activity, then adjudicated by Main
Pay Pool members from across the domain.
Sub Pay Pools
Each command has a Sub Pay Pool that is
responsible for ensuring that supervisors
and employees meet the deadlines set out
in the CSFE NSPS Business Rules.
They review all supervisor assessments
and employee self-evaluations to
adjudicated marked differences in what
the supervisor observes and records and
what the employee reports.
When necessary, they confer with
supervisors to adjust recommendations
for employee rating and compensation.
Main Pay Pool They validate that the criteria are applied
The Sub Pay Pools submit their evenly across Sub Pay Pool constituents.
recommendations to the Main Pay Pool
who then review all recommendations
across the CSFE Domain to guarantee
fair and equal evaluation by each site.
Should an employee disagree with
his/her rating, he/she has 10 calendar
days to appeal the rating to the CSFE
Pay Pool Manager who will make a
decision. The ultimate authority for
all appeals resides with the CSFE
Performance Review Authority.
Civil Engineer Corps Officer School
Port Hueneme, California
Provide CEC Officer, Enlisted Seabee and Civilian
Employee Training for:
Technical Expertise & Career Development:
• Seabee Construction
• Contingency Engineering
Ashore Environmental & Natural Resources:
• Pollution Prevention
through professional, comprehensive, and
relevant courses and training materials for
military and civilian clients worldwide.
•CB Ops transformation
•FEC training pipeline
•CECOS Basic FEX
FY 08 Student throughput: 4,599 DSN Prefix: 551
Quarterdeck: (805) 982-4298
Naval Construction Training Command
Port Hueneme, California
Our mission is to prepare Seabees Students
and Airmen for success by providing NCTC PH provides career-
top-notch training. path training to personnel in
all seven Seabee ratings and
schedules training to meet
In FY08, NCTC PH fulfilled
Established in 1942, NCTC PH established a long tradition of excellence Classroom
in training through the preparation of hundreds of thousands of Sailors • NCTC PH was the first
for their careers as Seabees. NETC Learning Site to
NCTC PH continues to be recognized as the be outfitted with a BLI
West Coast fleet-concentration area’s
premier provider of technical training. • This technology allows
NCTC instuctors to
NCTC PH has been accredited deliver just-in-time
by the Council on Occupational trianing to Seabees in
Education (COE) since 1996. In remote locations around
addition, many of the courses the globe.
they teach were granted college
credit equivalency for
Vocational, Lower, and Upper
division courses by the ITRO
American Council on Education. • NCTC PH hosts the U.S.
Air Force in its
(CM) “A” School course.
• This joint forces training,
managed through the
ITRO process, is a model
DSN Prefix: 551
Base Operator: 982-4711
Quarterdeck: (805) 982-4298
TOLL FREE: 1-877-292-6598
Naval Construction Training Command
Commissioned in 1967, the name and role Gulfport, Mississippi
of NCTC GP changed throughout the
intervening years. One thing that has not
waivered is the Command’s dedication to
excellence in training.
NCTC GP provides technical training for all
seven OF-13 ratings. Having undergone
major renovations in the wake of Hurricane
Katrina, NCTC GP provides state of the art
In 2008, NCTC
Learning Sites by
the Naval Education
(NETC) as the Best
The ITRO plan selected the NCTC GP as the training site Learning Site and
for Army, Navy, and Air Force students to attend Builder Best Training
and Steelworker apprentice courses.
The goal of NCTC GP is to offer the best training
possible, under the best conditions, to meet the needs Department.
of the Navy, Army, and Air Force Construction Forces.
FY08 Student Throughput General Information:
Navy 8,816 DSN Prefix: 868
Army 940 Quarterdeck: (228) 871-2132
Air Force 558 FAX: (228) 871-2988
Fort Leonard Wood
Provide the most cost effective and safest instruction and training for the Navy,
Army, Air Force, Marine Corps, Reserve Components and Allied military personnel
in order to achieve and maintain an optimum state of readiness for contingency,
with emphasis on construction equipment operations and technical engineering;
disaster preparedness and recovery operations; and chemical, biological,
CSFE Detachment, Fort Leonard Wood, MO, supports “A” School courses for the
Engineering Aid (EA) and Equipment Operator (EO) ratings which are taught jointly
with the Army through an ITRO agreement.
In addition, they provide training in Disaster Operations Preparedness for Naval
personnel at the nation’s principle military chemical live agent chamber in
conjunction with the Army.
DSN Prefix: 581
FY08 Student Throughput Quarterdeck: (573) 596-0488
Navy 821 Fax: (573) 596-1673
Sheppard Air Force Base DSN: 736
Texas Quarterdeck: (904) 676-7940/7537
Mission Statement Fax: (904) 676-7543
Develop basic and advanced Construction
Electricians and Utilitiesmen through technical,
military and leadership training to support the
Naval Construction Force and other elements of
the U.S. Navy.
CSFE Detachment, Sheppard Air Force Base, TX,
supports “A” School courses for the Construction
Electrician (CE) and Utilitiesman (UT) ratings which
are taught jointly with the Air Force through an
In addition, they provide advanced “C” School
courses for Air Conditioning.
FY08 Student Throughput
CSFE Detachment Fort Belvoir
This CSFE Detachment is a tenant
command of Fort Belvoir, VA, where
Seabees attend specialized training on the
Mobile Utility Support Equipment (MUSE)
hosted by the U.S. Army.
Seabees are hand-picked to become MUSE
Technicians. This program, which has
been in place since 1974, graduates
approximately 5 MUSE Technicians a year.
Although the course is almost a year
in length, the demand for MUSE-
trained technicians is increasing in
support of CNO, DoD, and GWOT
missions. MUSE-trained Seabees
deploy worldwide to operate/maintain
power generators in a variety of
situations. General Information
Quarterdeck: (703) 656-5227
After Hours: (703) 622-5171
NCTC PH Detachment
China Lake, California
NCTC Port Hueneme Detachment
China Lake is a tenant activity of the
Naval Air Weapons Station (NAWS)
China Lake, CA. Seabees attend
courses in Water Well Drilling, Blasting
and Quarry, and Rock Drill Operations.
These high-risk courses teach
Seabees how to select sites for water
well drilling and how to safely use
various types of explosives for drilling
and quarry operations. The remote
location of this Learning Site affords
General Information students a unique opportunity for
Detachment OOD: (760) 677-6193 hands-on training.
Officer in Charge: (760) 939-0581
FY08 Student Throughput: 118
NAWS Quarterdeck: (760) 939-3203
The Knowledge Management Directorate continues to
improve the Domain-wide hardware and software Simulation
platforms to enhance sustainability of information. CSFE incorporates simulation
into training for EOs at Fort
Leonard Wood and the NCTCs
Navy Knowledge On-Line (NKO) serves as a technology for the Medium Tactical Vehicle
platform that provides two-way communication between Replacement (MTVR).
the fleet and CSFE's Knowledge Base. Using a social
networking construct, troops can use Instant The welding simulator is being
Messaging, Feedback Channels, and Blogs to access introduced into SW “A” School
Seabee information. Content-driven Podcasts and on- Course curriculum in FY09.
line games provide dynamic interaction and complement
the static content available on NKO.
Video-Teleconferencing (VTC) CSFE uses VTC capability
for day-to-day communication with subordinate, lateral, Information
and higher organizations. VTC is also used in formal
classroom instruction which allows keynote speakers to Assurance
address students from remote sites. All government computer systems
and databases that you use are
SMART Classrooms Three levels of technology are password protected.
infused into our electronic classrooms (ECRs). Level 1
ECRs contain an instructor workstation, student The Navy employs cutting edge
workstations, and a projection/display subsystem. measures against compromising
Level 2 ECRs contain an instructor workstation, student data.
response devices, and a projection/display subsystem.
Level 3 ECRs contain an instructor workstation and a
You must never let anyone use
your CAC badge, nor give out
projection/display subsystem. your passwords.
Web Conferences CSFE leverages existing technology These measures are put in place
solutions such as Defense Connect On-line (DCO) to for the protection of the United
conduct meetings in virtual space. Like VTC, DCO, Rain States Government.
Dance, and SharePoint reduce travel costs and allow
participants to achieve dispersed meeting requirements. Tampering with them results in
Knowledge sharing is enhanced as these technologies severe penalties including
allow for capture of meeting transcripts for later review.
Annual training is required for all
Seabee Electronic Toolbox (SET) was developed by the employees.
CSFE Career Management Directorate as a portable
repository of all the references Seabees require when
they are forward deployed, or in a classroom setting.
Personnel have immediate access to references the at
job sites, work centers, departmental training sessions,
or evening personal and group study sessions.
All CSFE Learning Sites are guided
by the philosophy that education
and training must be relevant to the
Navy’s requirements in the field. We
believe that by meeting the Navy’s
needs we assist in providing that
skilled manpower necessary to
ensure the nation's military
strength and readiness.
The Learning Sites are dedicated not only to each individual's development and
advancement in his/her chosen field, but also to the continued personal and
professional growth of both faculty and students.
Coupled with the process of producing trained, skilled personnel capable of
performing their mission, we recognize the ultimate dignity and worth of each
individual. We believe that there must be a total awareness and understanding in
the area of human goals and personal values. Staff personnel and students are
provided daily opportunities and given the guidance necessary to properly and
effectively pursue success in technical fields and careers.
We believe that individuals who have confidence in themselves and who are secure
in their competencies can better serve their needs and the needs of the United
States Navy, Army and Air Force.
The American Council on Education (ACE)
establishes college credit equivalencies for
military training and experience. College
credit recommendations are based upon the
evaluation of formal courses and selected
enlisted occupations evaluated by teams of
educators who have experience in similar
Results of the evaluations are published in
the Guide to the Evaluation of Educational
Experiences in the Armed Forces which is
distributed free of charge to all colleges and
universities in the U.S. Actual credit awards
will depend on the policies of the
•CSFE is a high performing, employee-oriented
• CSFE is structured, organized, and staffed, across
the Domain, to deliver the right Sailor/civilian.
• CSFE is aligned internally, across Navy Total Force • CSFE/CECOS (805) 901-7308
(NTF) Enterprise and externally with the SYSCOM, • NCTC PH (805) 982-4298
TYCOM, and other customers. • China Lake (760) 939-3203
• CSFE understands its business and makes optimal
use of its resources. • NCTC GP (228) 871-2132
• CSFE leverages its abilities and innovativeness in
all business lines. • Fort Leonard Wood (573) 596-0488
• CSFE values its military, civilians and contractor
workforce and has a human capital strategy that • Sheppard Air Force Base
develops, empowers, supports, and rewards its (904) 676-7940/7537
• CSFE products support and enable a surge capable
Morning and Evening Composition
Colors • The CSFE mission is
Since 1870, The U.S. Navy celebrates the daily ritual of supported by a cadre of
raising and lowering the flag. Morning Colors are highly qualified military, Civil
conducted at 0800 the world over, and Evening Colors are Service, and contractor
conducted at sunset everyday. personnel.
Morning Colors • While the military and civilian
All personnel who are outdoors when the “National Anthem” personnel are permanent,
begins to play at 0800, are to stop walking, talking, and CSFE hires contractors to
driving, and turn towards the flag. All persons in uniform accommodate fluxes in
within sight or hearing face the ensign and, if not in workload, and specialized
formation, render the hand salute. At the end of the music, projects. Officers:
the bugle call "Carry On" is sounded, or three blasts are
given on the police whistle, at which time salutes are 21
terminated and the ceremony is over. Enlisted:
Evening Colors Civil
All personnel who are outdoors at sunset when “Taps” Service:
begins to play, are to stop walking, talking, and driving, and 81
turn towards the flag. All persons in uniform within sight or Contractors:
hearing face the ensign and, if not in formation, render the 70
hand salute. At the end of the music, the bugle call "Carry
On" is sounded, or three blasts are given on the police
whistle, at which time salutes are terminated and the
ceremony is over.
To provide Seabees, CEC Officers, Facility Engineers, and
Environmental Professionals with the necessary skills,
knowledge, and education to enhance life long learning and to
provide quality support to the fleet.
Warfare Enterprise, Operational Commanders, and System
Commander value CSFE as their Training Center of Excellence.
Center for Seabees and Facilities
3502 Goodspeed Street
Port Hueneme, CA 93043
Phone (805) 982-3300