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TME Looks Back: Vietnam – “MCB-EIGHT in Vietnam”

This week, TME Looks Back: Vietnam heads to 1966 and a Da Nang camp site for an inside look at the work of Seabees with Mobile Construction Battalion 8. “MCB-EIGHT in Vietnam” by Lt. Roger G. Martin, CEC, USN, was published in the July-August 1966 issue of The Military Engineer .  The article appears below in mobile-friendly […]

TME Looks Back: Vietnam – “Seabees in Combat”

Seabee Team 1104 of Navy MCB-11

This week in TME Looks Back: Vietnam, we remember the heroism of sailors from Seabee Team 1104, who, while working on constructing an Army Special Forces camp 60-mi north of Saigon were attacked, along with 11 soldiers and 400 members of the Vietnamese Defense Force, by an estimated 1,500 to 2,000-men strong Viet Cong shortly before midnight. “Seabees […]