09 October
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1965 NMCB-8 detached a unit consisting of 1 officer and 50 enlisted men from Da Nang to Hue/Phu Bai between 09 and 13 October, traveling by LCUs and helicopters. The size of the unit during deployment varied in accordance with the workload.

1966 NMCB-11s Main Body, consisting of 21 officers and 799 enlisted men, deployed by air from Camp Adenir to CBC Port Hueneme.
NMCB-11s Main Body, returned to NAS Point Mugu aboard the return flights that brought NMCB-5 to relieve them in Da Nang. The men traveled home aboard a mix of military aircraft and commercial charter aircraft, including aboard Satellite Airlines originating out of Texas. The return flights continued until 18 Oct 66.
NMCB-1 completed two 80x100 Stan-Steel buildings at Camp Haskins (L701 6659 III 955-890) for use by the 30th NCR Supply Yard. The project was completed in two parts due to the scarcity, at the time, of Stran-Steel buildings. The first work order provided for the construction of the 80x100 reinforced concrete slab and the erection of one building. The second work order provided for the erection of the remaining building which required the remova of one wall of the first building.
NMCB-1 completed construction of three (3) 20x48 Quonset Huts, numbers 63, 64, and 108 for FLSG-A Motor Maintenance and Transportion compound (L701 6659 III 949-795). In addition to site preparation, concrete footers, and erection of the tropicalized Quonset Huts, interioe electrical wiring was also completed. In addition to the Quonset Huts, the Battalion also constructed six (6) rigid-frame buildings which had 8 wire-mesh reinforced concrete decks. Site preparation consisted of an 8 lift of compacted laterite. Building numbers 8, 22, and 23 were individual buildings while building 9 consisted of 3 buildings.

1967NMCB-58 began a project for 1st MARDIV which consisted of constructing 41 16x32 and 11 16x40 recreation huts. The project was 50% complete when the Battalion redeployed to Hoi An and turned the project over to NMCB-4.
CAPT C.W. Turner, CEC, USN, COM30NCR, visited NMCB-133 at Camp Faulkner to inspect storm damage.
NMCB-11 vehicle struck a mine on Route 1 enroute to Project X site at Quang Tri

1968NMCB-121 Main Body of 14 officers and 545 enlisted men began arriving at Camp Wilkinson, Gia Le. The movement was complete by 12 October 1968.
NMCB-71 Detail Charlie 2 rejoined the Battalion at Camp Miller, Chu Lai from Tam Ky after completing the Quang Tin Provincial Hospital.
NMCB-12 Detail Yankee, at Ca Lu, came under enemy sniper fire during which approximately 30 rounds were fired. No casualties were sustained.
CAPT A.W. Walton, COM32NCR arrived on board Camp Barnes to visit the NMCB-7 job sites.
The Honorable Paul R. Ignatius (SECNAV) visited the Childrens Hospital at Camp Books which was being constructed by Vietnamese Nationals under NMCB-3 supervision.
NMCB-12s Ca Lu Detachment came under enemy sniper fire during which approximately 30 rounds were fired. No casualties were received

1969 LT F.L. Gohrband, SC, USN, 31NCR and LT A.P. Mesterhazy, SC, USN, CBPAC Staff, visited NMCB-133 at Camp Wilkinson for a Supply Management Inspection. (MCB-133 DCR 69-70)
NMCB-8s Detail Uniform returned to Camp Haskins South from Hill 41 via convoy.

1970 Petty Officer third class Charles E. Koberlein died of injuries received in a mining incident on 29 September 1970



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