Veteran Seabees bring ‘Can Do!’ attitude to Leland

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By Brian Slattery

LELAND—A group of veteran Seabees have brought their “Can Do!” attitude to Leland.

Seabees is a nickname for the United States Navy Construction Battalion, or CBs. “Can Do!” is the motto they use based on the reputation the battalions earned during World War II.

At the end of 2012, the Leland club had 18 members. It was their second year as a chartered organization as the Island X5 Cape Fear Navy Seabee Veterans of America.

The Seabees’ veteran groups are known as Islands.

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