Navy Seabee Foundation

Seabee Monument, Nation Cemetery Bay Pines, FL (St. Petersburg)

Seabee Monument, National Cemetery Bay Pines, FL (St. Petersburg)


NSVA Island X-1 Clearwater, FL funded the monument which is just west of the and by the main National Cemetery building at the entrance to the VA Medical Center, Bay Pines, FL It is the first monument to be placed on their memorial walk.

Present at the ceremony from Left to Right:
Eugene Roberts DOFL Cmdr., Island X-6 Cmdr.; UTC Carl Barrett NSVA National Commander, David Mann Island X-2, Bob Strucheon Island X-1 Cmdr., Elmer Mayes Chaplain DOFL, CUCM Mark Cassidy NY Naval Militia, BU3 Richard Basile DOFL Secretary, EAD2 Ray Cochran Island X-2 Cmdr., LT Ken Gammon Island X-2 Treasurer, Island X-4 Vice Commander, Jim White Past National Commander, Island X-1

Driving Directions

From Tampa International Airport/St. Petersburg-Clearwater International Airport: take Interstate 275 south approximately 20 miles to St. Petersburg. Take Exit 25 (38th Avenue North) and go west on 38th Avenue North about five miles to Tyrone Boulevard. Turn right onto Tyrone Boulevard and proceed approximately 2.5 miles. Turn left at 95th (this is the east entrance to the VA property). Follow that road about ¼ mile and the cemetery will be on the left.