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Seabees and Marines: There for Each Other

Seabees and Marines: There for Each Other
Seabees and Marines: There for Each Other March 5, 2016 by Frederick W. Smith Chairman and CEO, FedEx Corp. Seabee Diamond Anniversary Ambassador Much of the success of FedEx reflects what I learned in the U.S. Marine Corps. I served two tours in Vietnam where I saw the U.S. military's logisticsRead more

Pontoons — Magic Boxes Nothing Short of a Miracle

Pontoons — Magic Boxes Nothing Short of a Miracle
Pontoons – Magic Boxes Nothing Short of a Miracle March 1, 2016 by CEC/Seabee Historical Foundation This week we’ll discuss the “secret weapon” of the Navy — pontoons. They came to be called “magic boxes” and were nothing short of a miracle. A simple steel box which helped lead the way toRead more

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