May 102016
 

ABC interviewed Bill Dawson:

And that led to an invitation for Bill Dawson to the Navy Night at Washington Nationals Stadium where he was honored by the crowd and had the opportunity to meet the Chief of Naval Operations ADM John Richardson!
Great picture here: http://www.scoopnest.com/user/ABC7News/730189455756136448http://www.scoopnest.com/user/ABC7News/730189455756136448

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WASHINGTON, (May 10, 2016) Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. John Richardson talks with Bill Dawson, the last surviving member of the very first Naval Combat Demolition Unit (NCDU) during Navy appreciation night at Nationals Park. NCDUs were the precursor of the Underwater Demolition Teams (UDT) and today’s Navy SEALs. Richardson administered the oath of enlistment to future Sailors from Navy Recruiting District (NRD) Richmond, met with the Sailors of the Year and took part in a special salute to military members. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Nathan Laird/Released)
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WASHINGTON, (May 10, 2016) Bill Dawson, the last surviving member of the very first Naval Combat Demolition Unit (NCDU) holds up a copy of his book, Before They Were SEALs, They Were Frogs. NCDUs were the precursor of the Underwater Demolition Teams (UDT) and today’s Navy SEALs. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Nathan Laird/Released)