02 May
IP: 71.47.131.192

1967…CAPT A.R. Marschall, CEC, USN, COM30NCR; CAPT H.J. Johnson, CEC, USN, Deputy Commander, PACDIVNAVFACENGCOM, visited NMCB-62 at Camp Campbell.

1968… In Quang Tri province, Seabees from MCB-10 presented a total of seven new bicycles and numerous sacks of cement to a protestant church-orphanage, a Catholic mission, and Buddhist Pagoda as a token of their friendship.
…35 additional NMCB-62 Alpha Company Equipment Operators and Construction Mechanics, and 2 Headquarters Company Surveyors were sent north to Phu Bai as additional augmentation of NMCB-133 which had relieved NMCB-121, to assist in the upgrading of Route 1.
…CBMU-302 began work on the soil-cement stabilization project for an open storage area including four supply warehouses
…Construction programs on the road upgrade program included widening of 60 percent of the 7.5 mile portion of Route 9 between Dong Ha and Cam Lo. Five of seven bridges on this section of the road had been widened to MACV standards. On Route 1 a 280-foot timber bridge was being constructed 13 miles south of Quang Tri and widening of the road continued both north and south of Camp Evans.

1969…NMCB-8 commenced rebuilding 3rd MP camp destroyed by fire as a result of the ASP-1 explosion and fire.

1970…NMCB-121 Detail Charlie rejoined the Battalion at Camp Haskins South.
…The staff of CBMU-302’s Familygram was awarded the CHINFO Merit Award

1971…Although Typhoon Amy came within 80 miles of Guam, winds reached a velocity of 60 knots and caused Typhoon Condition I to be set. NMCB-5 responded to the potential disaster by supplying diesel generators to critical areas designated by PWC Guam.




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