“We Fight to Build” - Jim McConnell - 09/17

Facilities AVP, Jim McConnell, recently gained recognition for starting the Los Angeles School District’s 15-year construction program that resulted in 131 new public schools. According to Connie Rice, a civil rights lawyer and former chairwoman of the LAUSD School Construction Bond Oversight Committee,   “McConnell created a banner that changed the Seabee motto from “We Build to Fight” to “We Fight to Build.” The Seabees never looked back and, with the district’s construction professionals, created the lean, clean, building machine that we acknowledge today.” For the full story, click here

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