“The difficult we do immediately,
...the impossible takes a little longer.”
The Singing Seabee, Kevin Dougherty served 22 Years in U.S. Navy: Seabees - Builder “A” School, Concrete Vertical Construction; Seabees -Advanced Builder “C” School, Construction Inspector, Planning and Estimating, and Safety Inspector; Combat Skills Instructor, Port Hueneme, CA, 31st Naval Construction Regiment; Selected to Serve on USS Constitution, Ship’s Carpenter and Crewmember; Honorably Discharged, Retired in 2005.
Above: 1990 Builder 2nd Class Petty Officer Dougherty was invited to perform his original music, "He's My Little Man" for President and Mrs. Bush and 5,000 fellow troops at Thanksgiving dinner in Saudi Arabia where he also got to meet Tom Brokaw and was featured on CNN and the Armed Forces radio, (article LA Times).
Building strongback tents in the desert, (second from left BU2 Kevin Dougherty.
The Child Care Center Crew, l to r UT3 Shannon Slagle; BUCA Derek Kohn; BU2 Kevin Dougherty; BU2 Richard Montoya (Crew Leader); UT2 James Cutshall; BU3 Steven Toohey; BU2 Erik Lundgren
(left) Ribbon cutting for 729 Manday Ampitheater project,
September 11, 2001
Above right: Awarded the Navy and Marine Achievement Medal as Project Supervisor in the construction of 729 Manday Amphitheater project for NAVSTA San Diego placing 400 tons of class 2 fill, 200 yards of concrete and 14 tons of reinforced steel, February - September 2001.
Above left photo credit MC2 Shawnte Bryan Public domain photograph from defenseimagery.mil
August 27, 2013
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Sasebo, Japan 2002
Kevin Dougherty, the Singing Seabee, performed the National Anthem for Walter Cronkite’s Lifetime Achievement Award ceremony (2004) while serving on the USS Constitution.