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Captain Glenn W. Hubbard
United States Navy
Commanding Officer
Center for Seabees and Facilities Engineering

Commanding Officer

Capt. Glenn Hubbard, a native of Syracuse, Kansas, graduated from Kansas State University with a bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering and was commissioned in 1991 through Officer Candidate School in Newport, Rhode Island. He completed a Master of Science in Civil Engineering from the University of Colorado in 2001, and the Advanced Executive Training Program, Kellogg School, Northwestern University in 2013.

His operational tours include assistant operations officer and company commander/detail officer in charge, Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 1, Gulfport, Mississippi; public works ministry action officer, Combined Joint Task Force 7, Baghdad, Iraq; current operations and future operations officer, First Naval Construction Division, Virginia Beach, Virginia; and commanding officer, NMCB 40, Port Hueneme, California.

Other assignments include assistant resident officer in charge of construction, Naval Station Guam; assistant public works officer, Naval Air Station Brunswick, Maine; readiness and electronic security officer, Naval Support Facility Thurmont, Maryland; Seabee program and Diego Garcia action officer, U.S. Pacific Fleet; construction operations officer and resident officer in charge of construction, Hawaii; public works division/energy branch head, Commander Navy Installations Command, Washington D.C.; and military assistant/engineer advisor to the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Energy, Installations and Environment), Washington, D.C.

Hubbard assumed command of the Center for Seabees and Facilities Engineering and the Civil Engineer Corps Officers School in July 2015.

Hubbard’s personal awards include the Defense Superior Service Medal, Legion of Merit, Meritorious Service Medal (three awards), Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (four awards), Joint Service Achievement Medal (two awards) and Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (two awards).

He is a registered professional engineer in the state of Kansas, a member of the Acquisition Professional Community, and qualified as a Seabee Combat Warfare officer.


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Commander Michael S. Singleton
United States Navy Executive Officer
Center for Seabees and Facilities Engineering

Executive Director

Cmdr. Michael S. Singleton, a native of Rochester, New York who also grew up in Fort Collins, Colorado, graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Colorado State University in 2001. He was commissioned into the Civil Engineer Corps through the collegiate program later that year. He also holds a Master of Science in Construction Management from Colorado State University.

Singleton’s operational tours of duty include assignments with Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 5, where he served as Charlie Company commander, training officer and detachment officer in charge, and completed deployments to Japan, serving as officer in charge for the 2008 Balikatan exercise in the Southern Philippines, and to Afghanistan as officer in charge for Task Force Sierra Det. 2. He also served with Naval Construction Group 1, Port Hueneme, California, as training officer, overseeing the training and readiness programs for over 4,000 active and reserve Pacific Fleet Seabees.

Other assignments include assistant resident officer in charge of construction, Naval Surface Warfare Center, Dahlgren, Virginia; public works officer and staff civil engineer, Fleet Industrial Supply Center, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii; action officer for the military construction branch, Navy Installations Command, Washington, D.C.; and resident officer in charge of construction, Andrews Air Force Base, Maryland, managing construction of a $215 million ambulatory care center and dental clinic.

Singleton reported as executive officer, Center for Seabees and Facilities Engineering, and Naval Civil Engineer Corps Officers School, Port Hueneme, California in June 2017.

His personal awards include the Meritorious Service Medal, Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (five awards), the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal, Navy “E” ribbons (two), as well as other unit and personal citations.

He is a registered professional engineer in the state of Hawaii, a member of the Defense Acquisition Corps, and qualified as a Seabee Combat Warfare officer.


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David G. Lu
Executive Director
Center for Seabees and Facilities Engineering

Executive Director

Lieutenant Commander David G. Lu retired from the Navy in March of 2005. Upon his retirement he became the Executive Director for The Center for Seabees and Facilities Engineering.

Lieutenant Commander Lu was born in Okinawa, Japan in December 1953. He entered the U.S. Navy in March 1978 as a Seaman Recruit. He was selected as a Chief Petty Officer in September of 1989, and in July 1994 he was commissioned as an Ensign through the Limited Duty Officer Program.

In May of 1978, Construction Utilitiesman (UTCN) Lu reported to his first assignment with Naval Mobile Construction Battalion FIVE as a member of Bravo Co, followed on with tours to Naval Support Forces Antarctica, Port Hueneme, California; Naval Support Forces, Diego Garcia, British Indian Ocean Territories; Construction Battalion Maintenance Unit 302, Subic Bay, Philippines; Mobile Construction Battalion Three, Port Phoneme, CA; Naval Construction Training Center, Port Hueneme, California; and Naval Computer and Telecommunications Area Master Station Western Pacific, Guam where he served as the Department Chief.

In August 1994, after his commissioning, Ensign Lu reported to Navy Public Works Center, Pearl Harbor, as an Activity Civil Engineer. Enroute, he attended the Civil Engineer Corps Officer School at Port Hueneme, California. Ensign Lu was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant Junior Grade in July 1996, and then reported to The Commander, Third Naval Construction Brigade as the CENTCOM War Plans Officer.

July 1998 Lieutenant Lu received orders to report to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion FOUR where he served as the Battalion Training Officer and DFT OIC to Haiti. February 2000, Lieutenant Lu reported for his second tour of duty to Naval Construction Training Center, Port Hueneme, California, as the Director of Training and Operations Officer. Lieutenant Lu was promoted to the grade of Lieutenant Commander where he completed his final tour of duty as the 31ST Seabee Readiness Group, Operations Officer.

Lieutenant Commander Lu is qualified as a Seabee Combat Warfare Officer and Master Training Specialist. He is authorized to wear the following awards; Joint Service Commendation Medal, Navy/Marine Corps Commendation Medal (Six Awards), Navy/Marine Corps Achievement Medal (4 Awards), Joint Meritorious Unit Award, Meritorious Unit Commendation (4 Awards), Good Conduct Medal (3 Awards), Navy Expeditionary Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Global War on Terrorism Medal, Antarctic Service Medal, Armed Forces Service Medal, Military Outstanding Volunteer Medal, Sea Service Ribbon (6 Awards), Overseas Service Ribbon (10 Awards), Expert Rifle Medal, and the Pistol Ribbon.


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Command Master Chief (SCW/EXW) Scottie L. Cox
United States Navy
Command Master Chief
Center for Seabees and Facilities Engineering

Command Master Chief

Command Master Chief Scottie L. Cox was raised in Salem, Ore., and enlisted in the Navy September 20, 1990 attending basic training in San Diego then reported to Builder “A” school in Gulfport, Miss.

His previous assignments include Naval Mobile Construction Battalion One where he deployed to Guam, Rota Spain and Operation restore hope Somalia, Africa and Naples Italy, Diego Garcia; Naval Air Station (NAS) Keflavik, Iceland Public Works Department; NAS Whidbey Island, Wash., Public Works Department; a tour with Naval Mobile Construction Battalion Five where he deployed to Okinawa, Rota Spain and Guantanamo Bay Cuba, Sasebo, Japan; 31st Seabee Readiness Group, Port Hueneme, Calif., where he was assigned R75 Tactics LCPO; Naval Mobile Construction Battalion Three where he deployed to Balad Iraq, Rota Spain and Congo Africa; Naval Construction Training Center, Port Hueneme, Calif., where he was assigned as the Charlie Company LCPO; Civil Engineer Corps Officer School (CECOS), Port Hueneme, Calif., assigned as the SEA and an instructor; 1st Naval Construction Division, Virginia Beach, Va. Assigned as the Operations Chief; Navy Expeditionary Combat Command Virginia Beach, Va., as the Operations Chief; second tour with Naval Mobile Construction Battalion Five as the Command Master Chief and deployed to Okinawa, Japan twice.

His personal awards include the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (four awards), Army Commendation Medal, Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (five awards), Navy Unit Commendation, Navy Battle Efficiency Ribbon (two awards), Good Conduct Medal with a silver star, two National Defense Service Medals, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Iraq Campaign Medal, Sea Service Deployment Ribbon (two silver stars), Navy Overseas service Ribbon (two awards), Navy Expert Rifleman Medal, and Navy Expert Pistol Medal.


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