03 June IP: 184.108.40.206 Posted on June 3, 2018 at 02:12:56 PM by Terry
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.