U.S. Navy Seabee veterans to meet Feb. 9 at Rusty Nail


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Posted Online: Feb. 01, 2013, 11:55 am
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Calling all Veterans:
The U.S.Navy Seabee veterans of America Island X-2 Davenport will have their meeting on February 9 at 11:00 a.m. At the Rusty Nail, 2606 West Locust Street, Davenport. All Seabees are welcome, along with any Veteran of any branch of service that served under the Command of Naval Construction Forces/Naval Facilities Engineering Command/Bureau of Yards and Docks. For more Information contact Commander Bruce Cheek at 563-349-4129.


















 



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