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TRFB Mission & vision

Mission:  To support our nation's strategic deterrent by repairing, incrementally overhauling, and modernizing Pacific Fleet SSBNs during refits.

Vision:  We are a highly capable and responsive maintenance command supporting the Pacific SSBN Fleet with professional, skilled, and dedicated people.


 

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Surge Maintenance Hull Maintenance Technician Petty Officer 2nd Class Gerardo Vasquez, left, tries out for the first time. The Dragonfly cold spray system with a hand spray applicator under the guidance of VRC Metal Systems Cold Spray Technician Ben Richard aboard the Self Defense Test Ship while underway on Aug. 30 off the coast of Port Hueneme, California, as part of the Repair Technology Exercise, or REPTX. The ship is an asset of Naval Surface Warfare Center, Port Hueneme Division (NSWC PHD). (U.S. Navy photo by Eric Parsons/Released)
TRFB's first cold spray success
By MC2 Sarah Christoph | April 8, 2024
Welding, electroplating, and epoxy repairs are all effective and proven methods used in-house at Trident Refit Facility, Bangor (TRFB) to incrementally repair and overhaul some of the U.S. Navy’s ballistic missile submarines...

Bret Saddler (right) receives a command collage from Ed Ingles (left), during his retirement ceremony at TRFB.
Bret Saddler retires from TRFB
By MC2 Adora Okafor | April 8, 2024
After nearly 40 years of civil service, Bret Saddler, Inside Mechanical Superintendent at Trident Refit Facility, Bangor (TRFB), is bidding farewell to the command...

A UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter flown by Chief Warrant Officer 4 Rick Dean, assigned to U.S. Army Aviation Battalion–Japan, is sprayed with water after Dean's final flight at Camp Zama's Kastner Airfield in Japan, Dec. 1, 2023. Dean served 26 years in the Army, much of them as a helicopter pilot. (Photo Credit: Esther Dacanay, U.S. Army Japan Public Affairs)
TRFB Sailor prepares to become an Army aviator
By MC2 Adora Okafor | March 5, 2024
With both parents being U.S. Navy veterans, the Navy ethos have always been a part of Machinist’s Mate (Nuclear) 1st Class Nicholas Goldschmidt’s life. Accustomed to the frequent relocations inherent in military life, he...

TRFB team member Eon Carter-Tripp, a day shift work lead in repair Department, poses for a photo at TRFB.
TRFB civilian made honorary submariner
By Nick Scott | Feb. 8, 2024
When Trident Refit Facility, Bangor, team member Eon Carter-Tripp, a day shift work lead for Repair Department, checked aboard ballistic missile submarine, USS Alabama (SSBN 731), he had only anticipated a 3-day underway...

Machinist’s Mate (Auxiliary) 1st Class Scott Drake poses with a football in front of Ohio-class submarine USS Kentucky (SSBN 737) at Delta Pier, Trident Refit Facility, Bangor, Wash. (U.S. Navy photo by MC2 Sarah Christoph)
The TRFB Blitz
By Nick Scott | Jan. 30, 2024
The regional Navy flag football team suffered a heartbreaking loss to Army in their 23rd annual flag football game, losing 35-28 in a thrilling, triple overtime tilt at Joint Base Lewis-McChord’s Cowan Stadium Dec. 8...

TRFB team member, Chief Electronics Technician (Nuclear) Brett Wigginton, poses in front of TRFB Oct. 25, 2023, Silverdale, Wash.
The Leadership Continuum
By MC2 Adora Okafor | Jan. 26, 2024
In September 2016, the Chief of Naval Operations (CNO), U.S. Navy Adm. John Richardson, issued a transformative document entitled "One Navy Team”. This document underscored the critical importance of naval leadership and...

Trident Refit Facility, Bangor (TRFB) team member, Bobbi Worden (left), receives a coin from TRFB commanding officer Michael Eberlein (right), during the 2023 Washington Women in Trades
TRFB Employee Awarded Instructor of the Year
By MC2 Adora Okafor | Nov. 16, 2023
Traditionally, careers in trades and industrial environments such as manufacturing, construction, and engineering have been male dominated. Women have been underrepresented in these sectors, both in blue-collar and...

Evan Beckerman (left), Hull Technician 1st Class Justin Reinhardt (center), and Gary King Jr. (Right) stand in front of Reinhardt’s car prior to the remodel. Reinhardt is the winner of the inaugural “Tactical Transformations” car makeover by Throtl, a contest sponsored by Fuel Off-Road and Black Rifle Coffee Company.  He was selected from a pool of over 4,000 active duty, reserve and former-military applicants to have his personal vehicle completely overhauled, modified and revealed to him at a ceremony Veterans Day 2023.  (Photo Credit Justin Reinhardt)
Sailing Towards Recovery: More Than a Car
By MCC Ty Connors | Nov. 15, 2023
BREMERTON, Wash.– Hull Technician 1st Class Justin Reinhardt, a Sailor assigned to Trident Refit Facility, Bangor, (TRFB) walks proudly around his 2012 MazdaSpeed3 on a beautiful day in Bremerton, Washington. He shares his...
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