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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

One of the Great Things of My Life

One of the Great Things of My Life
ONE OF THE GREAT THINGS OF MY LIFE by Bob Wolff Longest-running Radio and TV Broadcaster/Sportscaster in History Seabee Diamond Anniversary Ambassador Editor's Note: Bob Wolff passed away at his home in South Nyack, NY, on July 15th, 2017, less than two months after this article was published. He wasRead more

The Best of the Best

The Best of the Best
THE BEST OF THE BEST by Governor Phil Bryant Governor of Mississippi Seabee Diamond Anniversary Ambassador There are many reasons I'm honored to be taking part in the Seabees' Diamond Anniversary celebrations. Reason number one:  I am the proud son of a U.S. Navy Seabee. My dad, Dewey Charles Bryant,Read more

From Steelworker to CEO: Things I Learned As A Seabee

From Steelworker to CEO: Things I Learned As A Seabee
FROM STEELWORKER TO CEO: THINGS I LEARNED AS A SEABEE by Ted Rossin CEO and President, Rossin Steel, Inc. Seabee Diamond Anniversary Ambassador I became a U.S. Navy Seabee as a kid of 20—but what set me apart was the 2 1/2 years of experience I’d already had as aRead more

Diamond Anniversary Celebrations Commence

Diamond Anniversary Celebrations Commence
Diamond Anniversary Celebrations Commence! On January 18, 2017 the US Navy officially kicked-off the year long celebration of the 75th anniversary of the founding of the US Navy’s fighting Seabees at the US Navy Seabee Museum in Port Hueneme, CA. In front of a packed Grand Hall, it was an energetic startRead more

Finding My Path: Officer, Engineer and Business Leader

Finding My Path: Officer, Engineer and Business Leader
Finding My Path: Officer, Engineer and Business Leader by Leticia Soto-Daniels Vice President/Sustainability & Asset Management Program Manager, HDR Inc. Board Member, CEC/Seabee Historical Foundation Seabee Diamond Anniversary Ambassador Throughout my professional life, I’ve worked in positions that have historically been held by men. My first job, as an electricianRead more

Seabees As Historians: Nation’s Untold Story

Seabees As Historians: Nation’s Untold Story
Seabees As Historians: Nation's Untold Story By David Iwata Partner, LD Two Group Imagine losing a family member in a brutal war and then being unable to recover the body for burial. One of the endless sad results of combat, it happened on a large scale at Iwo Jima during WorldRead more

Building Greatness Through Leadership

Building Greatness Through Leadership
Building Greatness Through Leadership by A. Eugene Kohn Founder and Chairman, Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates Seabee Diamond Anniversary Ambassador You could say architecture is in my DNA. For 50 years it’s been my life’s work. I’m the head of one of the world’s leading architectural firms and we work inRead more

‘Can Do’ Spirit Builds Pipeline to Success

‘Can Do’ Spirit Builds Pipeline to Success
'Can Do' Spirit Builds Pipeline to Success by S. Miller Williams Chairman, Willbros Group, Inc. Seabee Diamond Anniversary Ambassador “This album has been assembled to preserve the story and images of my service and the service of others during World War II as members of the 31st Naval Construction Battalion,Read more

Thinking Outside the Box: Ingenuity Is Key to Seabees’ Success

Thinking Outside the Box: Ingenuity Is Key to Seabees’ Success
Thinking Outside the Box: Ingenuity is Key to Seabees' Success By Steve Forbes Chairman and Editor-in-Chief, Forbes Media Seabee Diamond Anniversary Ambassador The U.S. Navy Seabees possess a true entrepreneurial spirit. They’re typical people who make extraordinary contributions to our country through innovation and ingenuity. They’re great at multitasking too—sailors,Read more