Most qualified person to direct and supervise diving, salvage, ship repair operations and diving programs.
Directs the treatment of all diving related injuries, including recompression chamber operations, casualty control operations and mishap reporting procedures. Directs underwater inspections, harbor/port/ship security inspections, including ordnance searching, Ship/submarine repair, salvage, expeditionary salvage and littoral combat, rescue, special warfare operations, underwater cutting and welding, demolition operations and small boat operations. Directs and Supervises Swimmer Delivery Vehicle Dry-Deck Shelter systems, submarine Lock-in/Lock-out systems and submarine rescue chambers. Develops training programs and qualifies personnel in diving equipment, systems and procedures. Trained in advanced diving physics, medicine, differential diagnosis and saturation diving techniques. Directs and supervises surface and underwater demolition operations for salvage, ship husbandry, or underwater construction operations. Employs the principle and techniques of precision demolition in projects requiring cutting, flattening and/or removing of pilings, obsolete moorings, or other obstructions in channels, harbors, open oceans, or other areas of concern. Supervises the operation, maintenance, and certification of deep dive systems and equipment.
Qualified to dive using all Air and Mixed Gas USN Diving Apparatus. Operates, tests, repairs and adjusts all USN Diving Equipment, systems and support equipment.
Operates recompression chambers. Performs underwater inspections, harbor/port/ship security inspections, including ordnance searching, Ship/submarine repair, salvage, expeditionary salvage and littoral combat, rescue, special warfare operations, underwater cutting and welding, demolition operations and small boat operations.
Operates Swimmer Delivery Vehicle Dry-Deck Shelter systems and submarine Lock-in/Lock-out systems. Trained in Diving Physics and is able to recognize symptoms of decompression sickness and diving accidents, and is able to assist in their treatment.
Performs EOD operations to include: location, identification, render safe and disposal of foreign and domestic ordnance including conventional, chemical, biological, nuclear, underwater, and improvised explosive devices enabling access during military operations in support of Carrier and Expeditionary Strike Groups, Mine Countermeasures, Naval Special Warfare, and Army Special Forces. Performs location and identification of Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) and Improvised WMD. Provides training and assistance for military, federal, state, and local civilian law enforcement agencies in ordnance related Anti-Terrorism/Force Protection procedures. Supports and conducts ordnance related intelligence collection and counter-terrorism operations.
Operates, maintains, and repairs specialized EOD and combat equipment. Maintains required forms, records, correspondence and files. Duties include performing open and closed circuit SCUBA diving, explosive demolitions, parachuting, tactical delivery, and extraction by unconventional insertion methods and small arms proficiency.
To provide the Pacific Fleet with the capability to detect, identify, render safe, recover, evaluate, and dispose of explosive ordnance which has been fired, dropped, launched, projected, or placed in such a manner as to constitute a hazard to operations, installations, personnel, or material. The tasking extends to all explosive ordnance, from Civil War era artillery (cannon balls) to terrorist devices to nuclear weapons, particularly those which are the responsibility of the Navy or which may be discovered within the Ocean, including inlets, bays, and harbors. The focus is to enhance ship war fighting abilities and survivability by integrating EOD capabilities into Fleet Battle Groups and Amphibious Ready Groups (ARG); conduct Mine Countermeasure operations; support U.S. Secret Service missions; and operate and maintain the Pacific Fleet's various Marine Mammal Systems which conduct mine countermeasures, port security, and underwater object location operations. I- I am an American, fighting in the forces which guard my country and our way of life. I am prepared to give my life in their defense.
II- I will never surrender of my own free will. If in command, I will never surrender the members of my command while they still have the means to resist.
III- If I am captured, I will continue to resist by all means available. I will make every effort to escape and aid others to escape. I will accept neither parole nor special favors from the enemy.
IV- If I become a prisoner of war, I will keep faith with my fellow prisoners. I will give no information or take part in any action which might be harmful to my comrades. If I am senior, I will take command. If not, I will obey the lawful orders of those appointed over me, and will back them up in every way.
V- When questioned, should I become a prisoner of war, I am required to give only name, rank, service number, and date of birth. I will evade answering further questions to the utmost of my ability. I will make no oral or written statements disloyal to my country and its allies or harmful to their cause.
VI- I will never forget that I am an American, fighting for freedom, responsible for my actions, and dedicated to the principles which made my country free. I will trust in my God and in the United States of America.
Navy Expeditionary Combat Command (NECC)- Aligns disparate expeditionary capabilities to clearly articulate consistent and coordinated expeditionary practice procedures and requirements in the joint battle space.
Naval Costal Warfare (NCW)- Provides maritime surveillance and security in bays, and harbors, around piers, and in-shore environments around the world
Naval Coastal Warfare Group (NCWGRU)- Made up of 11 MIUWU's seven IBU's, two mobile security squadrons (MSS), who's primary mission is force protection
Mobile Security Detachment (MSD)- Protect high value naval targets from terrorists attacks in ports and harbors where U.S. infrastructure is limited or does not exist
Mobile Security Squadron (MSRON)- To provide coastal and harbor defense and protection of naval assets
Inshore Boat Units- Manage water craft for security, interdiction and
Mobile Inshore Undersea Warfare Units (MIUWU)- Charged with security, observation, and communications support for operations inshore/coast environment
Port Security Unit (PSU)- Elite deployable units organized for sustained force protection operations. They provide waterside protection to key assets (e.g. pier areas, high value vessels, harbor entrances) at the termination/organization point of the Sea Lines Of Communications (SLOC's)
Embarked Security Teams (EST)- 11 or 12 man teams provide protection for Military Sealift Command (MSC) ships and their civilian crew as they ferry food, supplies, and equipment
Explosive Ordnance Disposal- They render safe all types of ordnance, both conventional and unconventional, improvised, chemical, biological, and nuclear. They perform underwater location, identification, render-safe and recovery (or disposal) of foreign and domestic ordnance. They conduct demolition of hazardous munitions, pyrotechnics. They are also called upon to support military and civilian law enforcement agencies
First Naval Construction Division- Administrative and operational commander for six naval construction regiments and two Seabee readiness groups, which encompass about 18,000 active duty and reserve navy Seabees. These groups provide construction support for U.S. forces as well as humanitarian assistance
Naval Expeditionary Logistics Group-To provide services including a wide range of supply and transportation capabilities, crisis response and humanitarian and combat service support. Mostly made up of reservists and reserve units
Naval Mobile Diving and Salvage Unit- To provide swift and mobile ship salvage, towing, battle damage repair, deep ocean recovery, harbor clearance and underwater ship repair capabilities