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Navy Federal Credit Union
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Navy Federal Credit Union is the world's largest credit union with over $52 billion in assets, four million members, 229 branches and a workforce of over 10,000 employees worldwide. The credit union serves all Department of Defense military and civilian p...
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Dobson will succeed Captain George ...
Dobson will succeed Captain George Eichert who has been named chief staff officer of the Navy Expeditionary Combat Command in Little Creek.
The Sun Herald | 05/24/2006 | Seabee command changes
Capt. Dobson relieves Eichert
...GULFPORT - In a traditional change of command ceremony, Capt. Van Dobson relieved Capt. George E. Eichert on Tuesday as commanding officer of the Naval Construction Battalion Center in Gulfport and commander of the 20th Seabee Readiness Group, marking the end of Eichert's 11-month tour in Gulfport.
"What has shaped my months here can be summarized in one word: Katrina," said Eichert
, whose speech focused on the performance of the Seabees and the NCBC
staff in the aftermath of the storm.
"Wherever they saw a sign that said 'Seabees please help,' they stopped and they helped," he
"(My wife) Karen and I can vouch that Southern hospitality is no myth," said Eichert
, who thanked local residents and leaders for making them feel immediately welcome.
After reading their official orders, Dobson said, "I relieve you, sir," and Eichert
replied, "I stand relieved."
The Sun Herald | 05/22/2006 | Seabee chief leaving Coast for Norfolk
GULFPORT - On Tuesday, Capt. George Eichert will leave his post as chief executive commander of the Naval Construction Battalion Center to serve as chief of staff of the Navy Expeditionary Combat Command in Norfolk, Va.The Sun Herald
spoke with Eichert
role with the Seabees
before and after Hurricane Katrina.
The Sun Herald | 05/16/2006 | Seabees to change command at base May 23
GULFPORT - Capt. George E. Eichert will be relieved by Capt. Van Dobson in a Change of Command ceremony onboard Naval Construction Battalion Center in Gulfport on May 23.
The Sun Herald | 04/07/2006 | Luncheon recognizes Gulf Coast POWs
Capt. George Eichert, commander of the Naval Construction Battalion Center in Gulfport, was the guest speaker and told the story of the NCBC's work following Hurricane Katrina.He also talked about preparations the base is making for next hurricane season.Eichert
said the Seabees had their trademark "can-do" swagger when the local governments needed help.
"We tried to say yes to everything," he
said."If we can say yes, we say yes."Eichert
said this year Seabees plan to have about 500 National Guardsmen on base before any major storm.He
said the base, which functioned as hub for about 1,200 relief workers following Katrina, would also house the Guard's equipment.
The base was appropriated $300 million from Congress, and Eichert
said the money will be used to replace some metal buildings with concrete and brick structures.