03 June

1949…Wesley A. Brown becomes the first African-American to graduate from the U.S. Naval Academy

1965…The NMCB-9 Main Body departed CBC Port Hueneme aboard USNS Blatchford.

1967…On 2 June MCB-7 relieved MCB-5 at Camp Adenir in Da Nang East, and began constructing several extensions to the Naval Support Activity’s hospital.

1968…NMCB-4 relocates from Camp Haskins North to Camp Haines becoming the first Battalion to occupy Camp Haines
…One artillery attack on Dong Ha

1969…NMCB-121’s HM3 Papas was decorated with a Purple Heart Medal by RADM Dillon, CEC, USN, COM3NCB at a ceremony at Camp Wilkinson.
…NMCB-4’s Detail Foxtrot moved to Hoi An to begin reconstruction of the CAG II compound.
…2 officers and 74 men from MCB-10 Detail Papa returned to base camp from the Saigon area. 16 men of MCB-10 Detail Papa formed Detail Sierra and remained in Saigon in support of COMNAVFORV.


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