Posted by Richard Raiche on Tuesday, May 17, 2011,
I have just returned from the MCB 24 Reunion in Huntsville, Al. It was great seeing old friends and making some new ones. This year was a bit different because it coincided with the Battalion family picnic which I and many of the reunion attendees attended. It gave me the opportunity to speak to the Seabees of MCB 24 and get a feel for what its like to be a Bee today. It was also interesting because many of these people work for companies that have been affected by and involved with the destr... Continue reading ...
Posted by Richard Raiche on Saturday, May 14, 2011,
In Huntsville, Al. This is a beautiful city and a great place for a reunion. But the talk this year has been more about the terrible weather than about anything else. No one here has lost a home or business, but some people have had some damage. Listening to people talk about finding place in the basement as the storms came near and then coming out after and seeing their lawn littered with debris and realizing that it wasn't theirs left them with mixed emotions. Several people lost out buildi... Continue reading ...