8 February IP: 18.104.22.168 Posted on February 8, 2019 at 01:07:30 PM by Terry
1967…NMCB-133 Main Body began arriving at Camp Faulkner, Da Nang East. The movement was completed on 12 February 1967.
1968…NMCB-62 Detail Sierra Alpha, consisting of 15 men, departed Camp Haskins South for Hai Van Pass to provide construction support for the 1st LAAM Battalion “A” Battery. The Detail rejoined the Battalion on 02 March 1968
…Seabee Team 5802 arrived in-country and was initially employed at Saigon, later moving to Soc Trang. Employed by OICC CBPAC DET RVN to perform construction support of USAID projects
…NMCB-4 sent a message that the Battalion was ready to deploy.
…The aggressive determination and responsiveness of MCB-121 kept Route 1 open in the Phu Bai/Phu Loc region during the entire Viet Cong Tet Offensive despite deadline equipment from road mine damage and enemy harassment. The majority of MCB-121’s vertical effort was directed to the high priority new construction needed to support several newly arrived U.S. Army units. Among the completed projects were a 40 x 80 foot operations bunker which was built to withstand a direct 122-mm rocket hit, 1000 feet of revetments, and 4 additional bunkers. Other projects completed by Phu Bai-based MCB-121 included a bakery, two administration buildings, and one Butler building.
1970…NMCB-7 personnel observed holiday routine in connection with the battalion mid-deployment.
…NMCB-10 Detail Juliett departed for Quang Tri to inventory materials held by NMCB-74 Detail Alpha and commenced grading of western approach of the Quang Tri Highway Bridge.
1971…NMCB-74 deployed a Well Drilling Crew of 5 enlisted men to Vung Tau enroute to Rach Dua.
…NMCB-3’s Detail Indus returned to camp Haskins South from Monkey Mountain after successfully pioneering a road and grading an antenna site.