03 March

1968…Seabee Team 4002 established a new site at Go Cong, Go Cong Province.
…NMCB-128 celebrated the Seabee Birthday with cookouts in clubs, softball and basketball games with NMCB-53 teams, and a stage show “The Tikiwis”
…NMCB-53 celebrated the 26th birthday of the Seabees. A party was held and Commodore Turner, CAPT Mahin of NSA Hospital, and COL Reed of MAG-16 were in attendance.
…CAPT J.M. Hill, CEC, USN, COM32NCR presented awards to NMCB-10 personnel at Battalion Headquarters.
…NMCB-8 celebrated the Seabee Birthday. A small reception at the Officers Club was attended by commanders and other officers of nearby military units.
…The Civil Engineer Corps and Seabee Birthday was celebrated at Camp Barnes. MGEN Tompkins, Commanding General 3rd Marine Division, was the guest speaker and presented awards.
…One artillery attack on Dong Ha

1969…RADM J.V. Bartlett, CEC, USN, COM3NCB; RADM J.G. Dillon, CEC, USN; and CAPT A.W. Walton, CEC, USN, visited NMCB-128 at Camp Rhodes. RADM Bartlett presented the Navy Commendation Medal to LCDR Donald B/ Campbell and the Navy Achievement Medal to LCDR Larry K. Petty.
…RADM Bartlett, CEC, USN, COM3NCB and RADM Dillon, CEC, USN, prospective COM3NCB, visited NMCB-121 at Camp Wilkinson for an orientation tour and briefing.
…RADM J.V. Bartlett, COM3NCB and RADM J.G. Dillon, Prospective COM3NCB, visited NMCB-40 at Camp Campbell on a familiarization tour.
…NMCB-8’s Advance Party consisting of 6 officers and 110 enlisted men, arrived at Camp Haskins South, Da Nang.
…RADM J.V. Bartlett, CEC, USN, COM3NCB and RADM J.G. Dillon, CEC, USN, Prospective COM3NCB visited NMCB-7 at Camp Barnes.
…NMCB-4 held a Battalion Nlues Inspection and awards ceremony. CAPT R.M. Fluss, CO NMCB-4 presented 1 Vietnam Gallentry Cross with Bronze Star, 1 Meritorious Unit Commendation, 1 Good Conduct Award, 24 MACV Certificates, and 1 CO NMCB-4 Letter of Commendation and 2 CO NMCB-4 Letters of Appreciation to Battalion personnel.
…Rocket attack on An Hoa

…NMCB-22 completed the CBR Stockpile for Route 1
…Radm. J.V. Bartlett, CEC, USN, COM3RDNCB, on board for a farewell visit and presentation of awards to NMCB-10 personnel.

1970…NMCB-74 Commanding Officer J.A. D’Emidio, CEC, USN; UTCS S.H. Kirsh, Acting Battalion master Chief: and a color platoon from Headquarters Company participated in the 3NCB Change of Command ceremony at Red Beach, Da Nang wherein RADM A.F. marschall, CEC, USN, relieved RADM J.G. Dillon, CEC, USN.
…LT H.F. Gohrband, SC, USN; SKC F.D. Ritchie; and SKCS A.C. Abelon, arrived at Camp Shields to conduct the annual CBPAC Supply Inspection on NMCB-7.

1971…Seabee.CEC Anniversary was observed by all NMCB-74 hands with appropriate sporting events in the afternoon and a floor show in the evening.

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