26 June

1967…Seabee Team 0809 departed for Port Hueneme for training and eventual deployment to Vietnam.
…NMCB-4 completed the air conditioning project at the MAG-11 Supply Office.

1968…NMCB-74 begins it’s second RVN deployment at Camp Shields, Chu Lai relieving NMCB-40 which was completing it’s second RVN deployment
… NMCB-58 began construction of a 16’x32’ masonry SEA Hut for the Hoi An School for the Blind (L701, 6658 I; 131572). Materials for the project were provided by the U.S. Army and NMCB-58 provided the electrical and plumbing fixtures, technical assistance, and a concrete mixer. The technical assistance was provided by Seabee Team 5801. The project was turned over to NMCB-22 on 13 August 1968 with the project 8% complete.
…NMCB-58 provided Equipment Operators to support civilian contractor RMK-BRG as required.
…CAPT C.G. Miller, CEC, USN, Chief of Staff, COMCBPAC and CDR B.J. Hackenson, SC, USN, representing COMCBPAC’s Command Logistics Section, visited NMCB-62 at Camp Haskins South on a manage Inspection Visit.

1969…The 56-man Detail Hollywood from NMCB-62 arrived at Tan Chau
… CAPT C.G. Miller, CEC, USN, Chief of Staff, CBPAC and CDR B.J. Hackenson, Logistics Officer, CBPAC, visited NMCB-133 at Camp Wilkinson.
…CAPT C.G. Miller and CDR B.J. Jackson from CBPAC visited NMCB-128 at Camp Rhodes.
…NMCB-62 Detail Dolphin, consisting of 1 officer and 11 enlisted men from Alpha and Delta Companies, deployed to Cua Viet to construct a retrograde wash rack at the LCU Ramp.
…BGEN E.T. Yates, USA MACV Director of Construction; RADM J.G. Dillon, CEC, USN, COM3NCB; and CAPT J.E. Powell, CEC, USN, COM30NCR visited NMCB-58 at Camp Shields and toured the Chu Lai Enclave in connection with a review of construction in the Chu Lai area.
…Phu Bai Combat Base came under 122mm rocket attack at about 1940. No rounds were received within Camp Campbell.
…NMCB-11’s main Body departed CBC Port Hueneme for Camp Evans via MAC contract flights (3 passenger, 1 cargo) The movement concluded on 02 July 1969
…BGEN E.P. Yates, USA, MACVDC, toured Camp Hoover.
…RAD Dillon, COM3NCB, BGEN Yates, Dep MACV Director of Construction, and CAPT J.W. Powell, COM30NCR visited NMCB-4 at Camp Adenir.
…NMCB-4’s Detail India was dispatched to the Republic of Korea Marines camp in the Hoi An area to build cantonment facilities and soil cement roads.

1970… NMCB-121’s first Advance Party flight, consisting of 1 officer and 8 enlisted men departed Camp Haskins South for CBC Gulfport. The 2nd and 3rd flights followed the next two days.
…The Honorable John Chaffee, SECNAV, visited NMCB-62 Detail Macinac’s project site at Go Noi Island to inspect the bridge construction.
…NMCB-62 Detail Nashville, consisting of three Charlie Company personnel, deployed to Phuoc Trach ATSB, to repair demolition damage and commence construction of additional structures.
…RADM S.R. Smith, COMCBPAC, RADM A.R. Marschall, COM3NCB, and party visited NMCB-5 at Bien Hoa.
…At 0035 and 0255 an unknown number of rockets impacted in Camp Eagle Combat Base. No NMCB-10 casualties.
…MCB-10 Detail Hotel moved from Hai Lang to camp carrol to continue well drilling.
… An NMCB-10 dozer tetonated a land mine on the shoulder of the road. The machine was badly damaged and the driver WIA minor.

1971…On 26 June, ISB Nam can reported that the VNN Headquarters had provided a revised dependant shelter requirement liost which reduced the initial increment for Nam can to 100 units. CBMU-302 completed 47 of 163 units under construction at Thuan An by the end of the month. Tasks were established at Hoi An-48 units to be begun March 72, Chu Lai-16 units to be started July 71, and Cu Lao Re-12 units to be started July 71 by CBMU-302. Sites at Cua Viet, Cau hai, and Quang Ngai were prepared for dependant shelter construction. At An Thoi, 170 of 334 tasked dependant shelter units were completed by the Seabees. 40 of the total were to be done by VNN self help.

There have been no replies.

Post a reply:
Link Name:
Link URL:
Image URL:
Check this box if you want to be notified via email when someone replies to your post.

Create Your Own Free Message Board or Free Forum!
Hosted By Boards2Go Copyright © 2020