Center for Seabees and Facilities Engineering Detachment
The Center for Seabees and Facilities Engineering Detachment (CSFE DET) at Fort Leonard Wood provides a wide range of training to Sailors and Seabees in support of both afloat and ashore Navy missions.
Equipment operator and engineering aide apprentice training is conducted in an ITRO (joint services) environment. This training prepares Seabees to provide support to naval forces in the form of contingency construction, disaster recovery and humanitarian assistance.
Co-located with the CSFE DET, the Center for Naval Engineering Learning Site offers a course aimed at protecting naval vessels from chemical, biological and radiological defense attack.
Hosted by the U.S. Army Military Police School and the Army Engineer School, the following courses are also offered: military police investigations course, protective services training/anti-terrorism driving course, nonlethal weapons instructor course and joint engineer officer training.
CSFE DET is an active citizen of the Ozarks, participating heavily in community service projects throughout the area. This detachment has been awarded the Chief of Naval Operations Achievement in Safety Award, the Chief of Naval Education and Training Award for Excellence (three awards), the Chief of Naval Education and Training Retention Excellence Award, the Department of the Army Award for Excellence in Safety, the Federal Executive Board, St. Louis Team Community Service Award and was inducted as full member to the Missouri Stream Team No. 1. The CSFE DET has also been cited by the American Red Cross as well as the Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society for outstanding support.
The CSFE DET is fully accredited by the Commission of the Council on Occupational Education.