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How the Seabees Set the Stage for A Hollywood Ending

How the Seabees Set the Stage for A Hollywood Ending
How the Seabees Set the Stage for a Hollywood Ending 46 years is a long time, and it was 46 years ago that I left the Seabees. But my time in the service helped set the stage for everything I've done since. As a film and television stuntman, stunt coordinator andRead more

Back to Vietnam

Back to Vietnam
Back to Vietnam The end of 2018 is fast approaching, and all year people have been marking the 50th anniversaries of the momentous events of 1968. A half-century since the Tet Offensive, a major turning point in the Vietnam War. A half-century since the shattering assassinations of Martin Luther King, Jr. andRead more

That Was Quite An Experience

That Was Quite An Experience
That Was Quite An Experience Editor's note:  Samuel Florman is a civil engineer, general contractor, and the author of seven books and several hundred articles. As Chairman of Kreisler Borg Florman, he led one of the top construction firms in the New York City tri-state area. He's made dozens of speeches andRead more

Like Father (And Grandfather) Like Son

Like Father (And Grandfather) Like Son
LIKE FATHER (AND GRANDFATHER) LIKE SON Building on a Proud Seabee Tradition First came Charlie, then came Bill, followed by Nathan. All three men bear the same last name, Gilbert. All three men proudly served in the U.S. Navy Seabees. Nathan Gilbert, son of Bill and grandson of Charlie, remembersRead more

From Seabee to State Senator

From Seabee to State Senator
FROM SEABEE TO STATE SENATOR by Senator Mike Rush Senator, Massachusetts, Norfolk and Suffolk District Seabee Ambassador Some of my earliest memories involve the military, and hearing firsthand stories of service, sacrifice and the Seabees. Growing up in Boston's West Roxbury neighborhood, I had not one, not two, but three neighborsRead more

The Battalion Artist

The Battalion Artist
The Battalion Artist Chronicles Nat Bellantoni's WWII Experiences by Janice Blake Over the past year, the Seabees have been celebrating their storied history - 75 years of 'Can Do'! This is the story of one young Seabee, Nat Bellantoni, The Battalion Artist. Growing up in Boston’s South End, Nat Bellantoni,Read more

A Proud Seabees Legend and Legacy: The Remarkable Story of the Painter Family

A Proud Seabees Legend and Legacy: The Remarkable Story of the Painter Family
A Proud Seabees Legend and Legacy: The Remarkable Story of the Painter Family The Seabees 75th anniversary is shining a light on many extraordinary people and their contributions, none more memorable than two Painters, a father and son who share a name and a history of service.  We recently hadRead more

Seabee Ingenuity Makes Waves in Boston

Seabee Ingenuity Makes Waves in Boston
Seabee Ingenuity Makes Waves in Boston by Alison Nolan Principal and General Manager, Boston Harbor Cruises Seabee Diamond Anniversary Ambassador A little over 90 years ago, my Great Grandfather Matthew “Matty” Hughes founded Boston Harbor Cruises (BHC).  Just a short time earlier, at the age of 16, he had alreadyRead more

Rising through the Seabee Ranks: A Woman of Many Firsts

Rising through the Seabee Ranks: A Woman of Many Firsts
RISING THROUGH THE SEABEE RANKS: A WOMAN OF MANY FIRSTS by Katherine L. Gregory, P.E. Senior Vice President for University Services, Iowa State University Rear Admiral, U.S. Navy (Ret.) Member, CEC/Seabee Historical Foundation Board of Trustees I know what it’s like to be the first to do something. Throughout myRead more

New York Mets Honor U.S. Navy Seabees

New York Mets Honor U.S. Navy Seabees
NEW YORK METS HONOR U.S. NAVY SEABEES To kick off Memorial Day weekend, the Seabees will be the featured guests of the New York Mets, as they take on the San Diego Padres this evening.  The stands will be filled with some 300 active duty and retired Seabees, school studentsRead more

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