14 October

1966… NMCB-1 constructed Building #78 for FLSG-A (L701 6659 III 948-795). The project consisted of placing a 40’x100’ rigid-frame building on a 6” wire-mesh reinforced concrete slab with temporary electrical service and a 20’x48’ Quonset Hut on a 4” wire-mesh reinforced concrete slab with electrical wireing and two air conditioners.

1967…Seabees from NMCB-62 “capture a beachhead” at Ship Island off the coast of Gulfport in a weekend amphibious landing training exercise
… An MCB-9 15-man Delta Company detail began repairs to Liberty Bridge, a 2,040-foot timber structure over the Thu Bon River, sixteen miles south of Da Nang. The bridge had been damaged and a 720-foot section carried away by flood waters on 08Oct67.

1968… The Army’s 101st Airborne Division assumed responsibility for the TAOR that included Lap An Bay, NMCB-1’s Detail Foxtrot, and the Phu Loc Quarry.
…34 inches of rain fell in the Da Nang area between 14 and 18 October, however, no NMCB-1 projects were halted

1969… GEN LAM, ICTZ; LTGEN H. Nickerson Jr., USMC, CG IIIMAF; LTGEN Zais, USA, CG 24th CORPS; CDR R.K. Miller, CEC, USN, Commanding Officer NMCB-53, attended the ribbon cutting ceremony at Lang Co Bridge.
…The Seabees of MCB-53 had completed the 700-foot 11-span Lang Co highway bridge and was opened to traffic by dedication ceremonies on 14 October.

1970… CDR R.L. Siegel, CEC, USN, Operations, COMCBPAC and LT R.M. Rohrbach, CEC, USN, Administrative Officer, COMCBPAC, arrived at Camp Haskins South to conduct the Annual Management Inspection of NMCB-62.
…First increment of NMCB-3 Advance Party departed Port Hueneme by air and arrived Camp Haskins South on 16 October 1970

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