21 July IP: 220.127.116.11 Posted on July 21, 2018 at 02:27:12 PM by Terry
1965… NMCB-5’s Advance Party 1st increment of 1 Officer and 86 Enlisted Men, departed CBC Port Hueneme for Camp Hoover, Da Nang
1966… NMCB-10’s 5,000 seat amphitheater at the III MAF Recreation Center Complex was completed
1968…An NMCB-11 work crew were involved in a mining incident on Route 1. One Seabee received minor injuries
…NMCB-133 completed Project Denial.
…NMCB-62 Detail Tango, after completing the work at Hoi An, rejoined the Battalion at Camp Haskins South to overhaul and modify camp equipment.
…NMCB-62 held an awards ceremony. CAPT J.R. Fisher, CEC, USN, COM30NCR presented the awards
1969…From 2115 to 2335, Condition Red was set at Camp Wilkinson due to the Gia Le gate receiving small arms fire.
…NMCB-133 began removing decking and approach ramps to Eiffle Span as part of replacement of middle span, Highway Bridge over the Perfume River at Hue.
…NMCB-53 Detail Ha Thank, consisting of 7 enlisted men departed for the Army Special Forces Airfield project site.
…CDR T.J. Mitchell, CEC, USN, Commanding Officer NMCB-1 took command of Camp Campbell from CDR R.K. White, CEC, USN, Commanding Officer NMCB-40
1970… NMCB-62 relocated from Camp Hoover to Camp Haskins South and relieved NMCB-121. The Battalion assumed support of the 32NCR and III MAF at Camp Haskins. The movement was complete by 24 July with the exception of Detail Staysville.
…NMCB-62 Detail Staysville, consisting of 23 personnel, remained at Camp Hoover to man perimeter security lines.
…LtGen. J.W. Sutherland, Jr., Commanding General, XXIV Corps and Capt. J.E. washburn, COM32NCR visited the NMCB-10 Quang Tri Bridge site.