"Being a Seabee I flew on several types of aircraft's when we went on deployment, either in C-141's USAF, C-118's, and my most favorite C-130's. My profile picture was taken in the back of a C-130 on our way to McMurdo Station Antarctica when I was a…"
"I lived in base housing from 93 to 97 but was one of the Seabees assigned to NRC Solomons which was a great tour of duty for my last one since I retired out of there in May 1997. But they did away with the military taking care of the center and I…"
"That is a great story, my dad even though he was a Chief Torpedomans mate he served only on Destroyers during the war but an Uncle served on subs all of them were of the Gato class. They were the Drum, Albacore and Gato he transferred off the…"
"Was there from Oct. 73 till July 74 with MCB-4. I've seen pictures of what it looks like today and all I can say is WOW. We didn't have sail boats for our off time or women. But we did get 7 days of R & R in Thailand but you had to be on the Island…"
"I never did "hazy gray and under way" I did O.D green and was a dirt sailor "Seabees" but my dad was a tin can sailor and I posted some pictures that he took while he was in. Oh David you forgot one of J.W's best films "The Fightin Seabees""
"Hey Hans, my dad was a Tin Can sailor also, he was a TMC and served on them during WWII and Korea. He retired in 1958 after 26 yrs his last duty station was the Post Naval Grad school in Monterey, Ca. One thing that I remember was when he took there…"
"Hey Rusty I must of been the black sheep of the family, my dad was a TMC and served on nothing but Tin Cans during WWII, Korea. An uncle was on subs during WWII and a cousin that served on the U.S.S Midway during Viet Nam. When I get around to it…"
"I'm a retired UT but worked with a few BT's while I was with Summer Support Deep Freeze at McMurdo Station. But when I retired in 97 I worked for a boiler company out of Greensboro, NC and stayed with them for 10 yrs and now work for the…"
"North Carolina maybe a little better then California but not by much, one good thing about here is that my Navy retirement pay is tax free from the state so I don't pay any state tax and also since I work for the state so when I retire from the…"
"Hey Robert I saw you comment here and saw that you live in Novato, I grew up in Novato and graduated from Novato High School in 71 and enlisted was a Seabee from then until 1997 when I retired and now live in North Carolina. Still have family there…"
"Hey Jim I never did haze gray and underway thingy, I always ended up going O.D green machine "Seabees". But I did spent six days on a supply ship riding it back to Christchurch, NZ from McMurdo. Down the road from me is the battleship North Carolina…"
"I'd like to add two more names if that's ok. First was a Army Warrant Officer CWO4 Kennith Welsh and Navy Petty Officer OS1 Michael Wagner both were killed during the terrorist bombing at the American Embassy in West Beirut on September 20, 1984. I…"
"It isn't so bad being a Chief's son, my dad was a TMC and served on several Tin Cans during WWII and Korea. So when I got old enough and right out of High School in 1971. I enlisted in the Navy just like my dad but I became a SEABEE and retired in…"