02 March IP: 126.96.36.199 Posted on March 2, 2019 at 04:27:07 PM by Terry
1867…The Navy Civil Engineering Corps is established
1968… Detail Oscar (NMCB-10) departed the Base Camp at Quang Tri for Hai Lang to provide construction support for the Army Port Facility. The Detail rejoined the Main Body on 26 March 1968
…NMCB-8’s Detail Juliet, composed of 38 enlisted men convoyed to Hue Stadium for road repairs in the Hue area.
…Ten artillery attacks on Dong Ha
…An arrival conference was held with NMCB-4 at Camp Haskins with Radm. J.V. Bartlett. COM3NCB and Capt. C.W. Turner, COM30NCR.
1969…UT2 Roger C. Burnham Randolph, VT (MCB-12) Danang drowned while swimming in the South China Sea off Special Forces FOB-4
…”E” sector of Quang Tri Combat Base received 13 rounds of 82mm mortar. Five WIA on the base with no damage or casualties to NMCB-128 personnel.
…NMCB-128 celebrated the 102nd Anniversary of the Civil Engineer Corps and the 27th birthday of the Seabees with a party in the Officers Mess. MGEN R.G. Davis, CG, 3MARDIV; BGEN R.B. Carney, Assistant Commander 3MARDIV; and BGEN H.S. Hill, Assistant Wing Commander, 1st MAW, attended.
…Civil Engineer Corps’ 102 Anniversary was celebrated in the NMCB-121 Wardroom.
…NMCB-8’s Advance Party began arriving at NMCB-3’s camp at Camp Haskins South.
…Mortar, artillery, and rocket attack on An Hoa
1970…MCB-10 Detail Foxtrot returned to Camp Wilkinson after completing construction projects at An Lo and Phuong Dien.
…From 2-4 March, Radm. S.R. Smith, CEC, USN, Commander Naval Construction Battalions, U.S. Pacific Fleet, visited the 3rd NCB and participated in change of command briefings.
1971…LCDR J.P. Brennan, CEC, USN, EQCM L.A. Miller, USN, and CMC T.J. Ackerson, USN, COM31NCR Equipment Officer and Staff, conducted an Alpha Company Administration Inspection on NMCB-3.