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.

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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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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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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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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Celebrating African American History

Celebrating African American History

February 24, 2016
"My father passed away 10 years ago this July," according to Brashear. "He was a great American hero and now he is at legend status. I never want my dad to become a myth.

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AAAA ARTICLE – "History Repeats Itself"

AAAA ARTICLE

March 3, 2016
CW4 Phillip Brashear carries a blessing and a burden, both by being Carl's son. The blessing is having a father that everyone loves and respects. The burden is having your career in the shadows.

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