Comments: Hi Norm, I was glad to finally meet you in Gulfport last week. My wife and I had a ball at the reunion, we drove through some awful weather getting home, but made it. I will send you the pictures I took at the reunion and on the trips that we took on the two days. Met lots of guys that I had never met and some that served with me. Please make sure that my email is updated. I see that I was on the second page of the Assn. Guestbook! Hope you have asafe trip home.
I will bring with me to the Gulfport reunion 24 through 28 April TEN identical DVD’s titled “NMCB 62 Historical 1st Disc“. Here is SOME of what is on each DVD: 1942 - 45 Cruise Book 1966 Commissioning Documents & Photos 1966-83 and 1987-89 Cruise Books 1969 - 70 CM2 Al Archer photos 1972 - 72 Diego Garcia photos 1973 - 74 Guam photos Photo of Gulfport Main Gate in early 70’s EA list 1966 to 68 Awards, Deployments, Dets of NMCB 62 1989 Decommissioning Program Nov 2006 Hurricane Katrina aftermath photos Our NMCB 62 Alumni Group photos from 2009 to 2012 and Much, much more. 4.3 GB’s. 30 folders containing 2057 files. This is a Computer DVD. Not a TV DVD. The cost of each DVD is only $20 only available to NMCB 62 Alumni Group Members. To reserve your copy to pick up at the reunion send me an email.
Here are the names of our Brothers who have either renewed or gotten a new Alumni Group Membership during the month of MARCH 2014. Without their support there would not be an NMCB 62 Website. The names are in the order of when their dues were received.
HAYES, Donald David PENICK, Ken TROXELL, Randy NAPERT, Gerald P. FICHTER, John R. SCOLARO, Peter LOMBARDI, Chuck SURBER Jr., Lawrence L. ANNETT, Bill SAUSER, Bob HARMON, Chuck MILLICAN, Billy FREDERICK, John TAYLOR, Robert Larry HOOIE, DDS, Donald G. WILLIAMS, Thomas H. TYNAN, James E. HOLMES, Richard F.
Our next reunion is this month, 24 to 28 April 2014 at our homeport town, Gulfport, Mississippi. We will have a one hour meeting of Alumni Group members and guests on Sunday 27 April at the Ramada Inn Hotel right before the picnic starts around the pool area. We look forward to seeing you there!!
Added: April 5, 2014
Submitted by Name: Carl Jenkins From: Bartlesville, Okla. E-mail: email@example.com
Comments: BU3 MCB 62 Charlie Co. Deployed to Camp Barnes Dong Ha 69. Detachment to Cam LO, bridge. Rock Pile Rt.9. Went to Divers school in 70. redeployed to MCB 62 Camp Hoover and later to Red Beach Da Nang. Detachment to Song Ha to build airstrip for Mountgards. Detachment to build Vietnamese navy base south of Da Nang, Extended my 2nd deployment and went to MCB 133 in Bein Hoa. detachment to Nam Cam. Sent TDY to fill billet as diver, MCB number escapes me, it was out of Port Hueneme,It relieved MCB 62 at Red Beach. Can any one tell me the MCB that relieved MCB 62? back to Red Beach. Detached to Cua Viet to build pier. Looking for Joe Shreckengost, John Lang, Bob Ford, Duke Cox, or any one in MCB 62
Added: April 4, 2014
Submitted by Name: mark keating (sparky) From: south portland maine E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Comments: I was in Bravo Company from 10/68 to 1/72. UT3.First deployment was Dong Ha in 1969. Second was Binh Thuy 1970. Next was a detachment to GITMO in 1971. Would love to hear from anyone who visited those locations. Always proud to be a Seabee.