21 March IP: 18.104.22.168 Posted on March 21, 2019 at 12:25:12 PM by Terry
1964…A truck operated by a Team 1002 member detonated a mine in Thua Thien Province resulting in minor injuries to one Seabee and extensive damage to the ¾ ton truck. Automatic fire from an estimated four Viet Cong followed the detonation. Viet Cong were engaged by an ARVN Security Force with negative results.
1966…My Thi village school re-opened after joint work by local villagers and NMCB-11 Seabees.
1968…BGEN J.E. Glick, USMC, Assistant Division Commander, 3MARDIV, visited the NMCB-10 camp for an orientation inspection and departed the same day.
…21 men from CBMU-301 were temporily detached to Hue for the repair of the MACV Compound there
1969…NMCB-58 set Condition Yellow at Camp Shields at 0645 when 6 rockets impacted on the airfield setting off numerous secondary explosions.
…The NMCB-8 Main Body arrived at Camp Haskins South, Da Nang from CPC Port Hueneme.
…RADM W.M. Enger, CEC, USN, Vice Commander NAVFAC; RADM J.G. Dillon, CEC, USN, COM3NCB: and CAPT J.G. Powell, CEC, USN, COM30NCR toured NMCB-5 jobsites.
…CAPT R.M. Fluss, CEC, USN, was relieved as CO NMCB-4 by CDR R.D. Gaulden, CEC, USN. The change of command ceremony was held on the parade grinder, CBC Port Hueneme.
…NMCB-3’s CM3 William A. Peck was killed in an automobile accident in Oxnard, CA. President Richard M. Nixon, greeted the arrival of NMCB-3’s flight #5 of the main body at Point Mugu.
…The first UH-1 hanger constructed by NMCB-10 for the 158th AHB at Camp Evans was dedicated with appropriate ceremonies. Bgen. Muller, Deputy Commanding General, 101st Airborne Division, and Capt. A.W. Walton, CEC, USN, COM32NDNCR, participated.
1970…NMCB-5 Main Body flights three and four departed CONUS by air for Da Nang.
…NMCB-10 Detail Mike departed for Cornfield Ramp to carry out construction of Secondary Bridge Three and Secondary Bridge Two.
1971…NMCB-3’s Detail Mercury returned to Camp Haskins South from Hawk Hill sfter completing work on QL-1 bridges.
…NMCB-3’s Detail Taurus departed Camp Haskins South for Chu Lai to install a pontoon berthing pier and POL tank facilities at the Chu Lai VNN Operations Base.