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An important function of the CEC/Seabee Historical Foundation is to act as a clearing house for Seabees and CEC officers, past and present. We need your help to make our listing as complete as possible. You can submit any information you have using this form. Thank you!

The CEC/Seabee Historical Foundation is a 501 (c) 3 non-profit organization whose purpose is to ensure the proud heritage and rich history of the Navy’s Civil Engineer Corps and the Navy’s military construction force, the Seabees, are properly documented, preserved and maintained. Public awareness of the contributions and accomplishments of the Seabees and the Civil Engineer Corps is a primary goal. Founded in September, 1991, the Foundation has a worldwide membership and all donations are tax deductible.

See what is coming in the Summer 2015 Issue of the Seabee Quarterly!

Rear Adm. Kate Gregory, Chief of Civil Engineers and Commander, Naval Facilities Engineering Command, presents (top) the 2014 SW2 Robert D. Stethem Award to UTCS (SCW) Steven K. Harvey of NMCB 3 and presents (bottom) the 2014 Rear Adm. Lewis B. Combs Award to CEC (SCW/EXW) Cory T. Wright of Naval Engineering and Expeditionary Warfare Command.

2014 Stethem Award Winner UTCS(SCW) Steven K. Harvey

Combs Award Winner CEC(SCW/EXW) Cory T. WrightC1(SW/AW) Chris Thien, Senior Public Affairs Specialist, Public Affairs and Communications

 

POW Medal CeremonyNavy Secretary Ray Mabus (center) stands with (from left to right) Rear Adm. Martha Herb; EQCM (DV/SCW) Jeffrey J. Ingalls; CWO3 Tony Watson; Lt. Stuart Dahl; CUCM (DV/SCW) Kenneth M. Bowen; CE2 (DV/SCW) Clinton Lee Suggs; Patricia and Richard Stethem, parents of SW2 (DV) Robert D. Stethem; and Rear Adm. Katherine Gregory. Ingalls, Watson, Dahl, Bowen, Suggs and Stethem—members of UCT 1, Detachment November Mike 85—were honored during a Prisoner of War ceremony aboard Fort Lesley J. McNair in Washington, D.C., on April 24, with Mabus presenting the POW medal to Stethem posthumously. All six divers were taken prisoner after their commercial TWA flight was hijacked by Hezbollah terrorist in 1985.

Photo by Alan Lessig, Navy Times

To read the rest of these stories and keep up with what our Seabees are doing all over the world, along with what the Foundation has been doing and our progress on the New Seabee Museum, become a member of the CEC/Seabee Historical Foundation to receive your copy of the latest edition of the Seabee Quarterly.

 

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