Matthew Olay

Matthew Olay is a U.S. Navy veteran with a combined fourteen years of service between his time spent on active duty and in the reserve. While in uniform, Matt is a Chief Mass Communication Specialist with a background in photojournalism and video news reporting. In the civilian world, he works within the criminal justice system in San Diego. He holds a BA in theater from UCLA.

Recent articles from Matthew Olay

The oldest and youngest Seabees, Retired Master Chief Equipmentman Jim Daniels, right, and Constructionman Recruit Colin Ryniec, assigned to Naval Construction Training Center, cut a cake with Maj. Gen. Daniel O’Donohue, commanding general, 1st Marine Division, during the 75th Annual Seabee Ball at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library. The ball was held to commemorate the 75th Anniversary of the U.S. Navy Seabees, 150th Anniversary of the Civil Engineer Corps, and the 175th Anniversary of Naval Facilities Engineering Command in 2017.
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After 75 Years, The Seabees Show No Signs Of Slowing Down
The Navy’s “Construction Battalions” were founded 75 years ago this week.