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Filling a hole in a bridge in Iraq 2004

name: Fred Quarnstrom
email: quarn at uw.edu
location: Seattle WA
Date: March 15, 2010

comment:
I just uploaded video from Chu Lai Vietnam in 1965. I was stationed with MCB-10 and made the amphibious assault at Chu Lai. The Seabees had a functional airfield in 35 days. In addition to being a dentist I was also the photographic officer. I got a lot of video from choppers while with the photographers. There is also a bit of video of me removing abscessed teeth from our mascot BoBo the bear.

It dawned on me that these home movies are approaching history.

Go to http://vimeo.com/10196438
and enjoy.

Note from Sheldon: Absolutely AWESOME!!!  Do not miss this video!!!

 

And, here are some photos from Fred Quarnstrom's tour in MCB-10
Click image for larger view

   
 
Hardest Job in the U.S. Navy SeabeesA book I wrote titled "Hardest Job in the U.S. Navy Seabees" is available now through Author House Publishing Co.

Color 8.5x8.5 $20.00 or call 888-280-7715

The book has 100 photographs along with short stories from my two tours in Vietnam, 1967-1969, MCB-10 and CBMU-301, I was located in the Northern I Corps area.

John O'Brien
Life member,Navy Seabee Veterans of America.
Island x-5, West Valley, AZ


I thought you might be able to post this MCB-53 newsletter, published 3 months after the '68 Tet Offensive, on the website.  I recently joined island X-2.   The Esprit of 53, April 1968

Larry Swanson, SW3
Delta Co., MCB-53
St. Cloud, MN

WWII Documenatry "U.S. Navy Construction Battalion" with Chief of Bureau Rear Admiral B. Moreell (C.E.C.) of the Navy Department Yards & Docks
 
 
 
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
 
 
 
 
 
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
       

 

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