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.

Cosby High School Visit

Black History Celebration

April 26, 2016
On April 29, 2016, Phillip Brashear shared the life and values of the late Master Chief, Master Diver (retired) Carl Brashear to a group of Cosby High School students in Midlothian, Va.

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Men of Honor

Black History Celebration

February 8, 2017
DNN caught up to Carl Brashear's son Phillip in Richmond, Virginia to talk about the Carl Brashear Foundation and about his father's US Navy career, his life and times and achievements.

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Rock Island Arsenal Black History Month

Rock Island Arsenal Black History Month

February 14, 2017
Carl Brashear's life inspired the movie Men of Honor with Cuba Gooding Jr. playing the main role. Phillip Brashear continues to speak his fathers message and continue to share his legacy.

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Son shares memories of legacy

Black History Month - February, 2014

July 12, 2017
U.S. Army Reserve Chief Warrant Officer Phillip Brashear, 11th Aviation Command CH-47 Chinook helicopter pilot, shares stories and photos of his father, Carl Brashear.

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Foundation names Diver of the Year

2016 Navy Diver of the Year

July 12, 2017
"A Navy diver is someone who has proven to themselves to get through any situation, and when the going gets tough, isn't going to turn their back and quit," said Navy Diver 1st Class Dinette.

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Brashear Veterans Center

Brashear Veterans Center

The Kentucky Depart­ment of Vete­rans Affairs announced Radcliff Vete­rans Center — the state's newest veterans home — will be named for Master Chief/Master Diver Carl M. Brashear, a native of Sonora.

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