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    Seabee Birthday

    March 5, 2013 Seabees 71st Birthday, so Happy birthday to all Past and Present Seabees

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    Re: Seabee Birthday

    Thank you, I didn't know that.
    My Uncle was a SeaBee during WWII. He was a welder by trade when the War broke out. He tried to enlist in the Navy but when the recruiter found out he was a welder, he talked him into joining the SeaBees. They trained him as a boiler maker and he spent the entire War at Pearl working on Navy Ships.
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    Re: Seabee Birthday

    The Navy uses your skills....the Army hands you a rifle and a shovel.
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    They are not shovels, they are "Entrenching Tools".
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    Re: Seabee Birthday

    Same thing sorta.. happened to my dad back in War II.. Navy found out he had a engineering degree so they discharged him. Then hired him as a civilian put him in the bilge of a floating dry dock in the S. Pacific and he didn't see daylight for the duration.. Not sure why the honorable discharge first then the rehire. Something about getting the high skills out of the chain of command.. At least that was his story and he stuck to it.

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    Re: Seabee Birthday

    Quote Originally Posted by gun sane View Post
    The Navy uses your skills....the Army hands you a rifle and a shovel.
    Yeah, the army was run the same way our government is. They'd find out what a guy's experience was, then use him somewhere else.


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    Re: Seabee Birthday

    Happy Birthday Seabees!

    In memory of our Founder, Michael T. June 15, 1946 - February 26, 2017.

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