Carl Brashear Memorial - Events & Tributes


The life of Carl "Maxie" Brashear was immortalized in the movie "Men of Honor" which starred Cuba Gooding, Jr. to assist people to better understand the man himself as he continues to be recognized for not only his spirit and drive to achieve his dreams but also as a humble man who wanted to serve his country and make a difference. Though Carl passed in July 2006, the tributes to him continue.

This page serves as landing point for you to reference the different events being done to remember Carl and the attributes he stood for in life.

Oris honors Carl Brashear

Oris Carl Brashear Watch

Oris is extremely honoured to introduce its first bronze watch, the Oris Carl Brashear Limited Edition, commemorating the extraordinary life of Carl Brashear, the U.S. Navy's first African American master diver.

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White House Communication Staff Visit

White House Communication Staff Visit

CW4 Phillip Brashear was invited to speak to the White House Communication Staff on October 1, 2015. A member of the staff wanted his fellow staff members to learn more about the late Master Chief and Master Diver Carl Brashear

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Passing of Junetta Brashear

Junetta Brashear

Portsmouth, Va May 27, 2015-
Junetta Brashear, the only child born to the late Walton and Cora Wilcoxson passed away peacefully in her residence at Harbor Tower Apartments in Portsmouth Virginia.

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ND1 Puett 'Diver of the Year'

ND1 Puett 'Diver of the Year'

At the annual Military Divers Training Continuum in Panama City, FL, the Carl Brashear Foundation presented the first annual Military Diver of the Year Award to Navy Diver First Class (DSW/EXW) Spencer Puett

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Fisher House Donation

Fisher House Donation

Richmond, Va - April 17th 2015
We appreciate everyone that supports the Carl Brashear Foundation, and thanks to your support, we can in turn offer support to many other worthy organizations and causes.

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Son of Honor

Black History Month - February, 2015

People don't have to like you, but if you're competent at your job then they have to respect you. That's what CW4 Phillip Brashear wanted everyone of the 80th Training Command (TASS) headquarters to take from this year's talk.

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