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Vet Makes a Buzz

  • Defense.gov
  • Oct. 7, 2019 | 1:30

Retired Navy Senior Chief Petty Officer Todd Paul Cichonowicz started beekeeping in 2011 with one hive. Now, he has grown to more than four dozen hives across multiple properties. His hobby of keeping bees has helped him find peace in his retirement.

Video by Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Ashley Guire, DOD

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