27 January
IP: 71.47.131.192

1966…NMCB-5’s Detail Delta berthed and messed at NSA, Camp Tien Sha, Da Nang during construction of the NSA Galley and Covered Storage

1967…RADM A.C. Husband, CEC, USN, Commander, NAVFACENGCOM, visited NMCB-10 at Camp Hoover.
…The first flight of NMCB-10’s main Body departed Da Nang via MAC aircraft. The last flight arrived at Point Mugu of 07 February 1967. A total of eight C-141 and C-130 aircraft were used in the movement.

1968…NMCB-62 begins it’s second RVN deployment at Camp Haskins South relieving NMCB 74 which was completing it’s first RVN deployment
…Quang Tri Airfield came under rocket and small arms fire from 0005 to 0055 hours. The airstrip and helo pad took numerous hits, with the airfield temporarily closed to operations. NMCB-10 suffered on personnel casualty, UTP3 William R Wiley, who was returned to duty after first aid. There was minor damage to NMCB-10’s camp area. Rocket damage to the runway was repaired and the runway operational by 1130 the same day.
…During the month of January unseasonably good weather enabled the MCB’s to accomplish a significant amount of strategically important construction. Construction during the last few days of the month, however, was hampered by the heavy fighting which erupted during the Vietnamese New Year (Tet) period.

1969…The NMCB-4 CO and members of his staff arrived at Camp Adenir for a pre-deployment visit with NMCB-12

1970…At 2231 NMCB-1 set condition rocket and mortar attack at Camp Haskins North. Secured at 2248. (NMCB-1 DCR ’69-’70)
…RADM Dillon, USN, COM3NCB, and CDR C.V.W. Popowich, CEC, USN, CO NMCB-1, visited NMCB-1’s Detail Kilo at Rach Soi.

1971…Two members of Seabee Team 7407 were harassed by small arms fire at a project site in Dinh Tuong Province. There were no casualties or equipment damage.
…NMCB-3’s Detail Neptune departed Camp Haskins South for Cua Viet for construction of a fixed pier and sapper fence.

1973… Paris Peace Accords signed, ending U.S. participation in the Vietnam War



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