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Submitted by: K.L. "Cotton" Wells
From: Clay Center, KS.
CommentsMCB 62 "D" Co. 1972 to 1976. Just got back from the 2022 Gulfport Reunion. Met a lot of new friends and of course, my old company shipmates. Vern Poff, Russ Kissinger, Jeff Smyser, Ken Tims, Bert Blades and my 1st Class from two deployment details, (NCS Guam and Yokosuka Japan), Ret. SCPO Phil "RED" Haley. Red was our mentor, protector, friend, leader, and 1st in line to chew our ass when we screwed up. Those stories and others for another time. Wanted to say hello to all from those years if you happen to see this post and recognize these names, contact me please. We maintain contact with about 40 of us from that time frame. I found one more when I was at the reunion. Spoke with him after 47 years and it was amazing. Still brothers after a lifetime. It doesn't get any better than that. Let me know,
Submitted by: Norm Hahn - Alumni Group Secretary
From: Eau Claire, Wisconsin
Comments3-19-2022: For dues paying members of the Alumni Group. We now have a video of "how to log into the website" using your email address and the password that was issued to you. Email me and I'll send you a copy.
Submitted by: Chris La Londe UT
From: Edgerton , Ohio
CommentsI was in 62 from 83 to 88. Guam, Vieques PR, Adak AK, Naples IT and Rota Spain, and then back to Guam. A lot of great memories
Submitted by: Linda Schweitzer Gatton
From: Milwaukee WI
CommentsHappy 80th Anniversary to the Seabees!! My Uncle, Christy Schweitzer, enlisted in the Seabees in September 1942, just shy of his 40th Birthday. He was assigned to the 62nd Battalion. After helping to restore Pearl Harbor, his Battalion arrived at Iwo Jima. He is my hero; I only wish I could have met him. God bless the Seabees!!
Submitted by: Norm Hahn, NMCB 62 Secretary
From: Eau Claire, WI.
CommentsI do have the 2022 Gulfport Reunion Registration and Event forms. If you need a copy send me an email and I'll send them to you.
Submitted by: Norm Hahn, NMCB 62 secretary
From: Eau Claire, WI
Comments2-7-2022: Monday at 2:40 PM CST. Many have emailed me and as of right now I do NOT have anymore info or registration forms from the All Seabee Reunion Committee regarding the 21 to 24 April 2022 Gulfport reunion.
As soon as I get ANY info from them, I will put it right here for all of you.
Submitted by: Martin Florez
From: Corpus Christi Texas
CommentsWith 62 from 1976 to 1979. Deployed to Diego Garcia, Guam.
Submitted by: EOCN Clifford Barker
From: Originally UTAH currently North Carolina
CommentsI was attached to the Diego Garcia POL Pier Team 78-80 NMCB 62 from Nov.77-Feb. 81. Was on the Snow Removal in Rhode Island in approximately 77-78
Submitted by: Norm Hahn
From: Eau Claire, Wisconsin
Comments1-2-2022: NMCB 62 new life members, renewing members and new annual members from 15 Sep 2021 thru 1-2-2022.
Price, Richard - 20th Dep. as EOCA
Hall, JB - 11-81 to 9-83 as LT
Leonard, Robert - 12-85 to 6-88 as SW3 - Life Member
Lowdermilk, Jeffrey - 15th, 16th, & 17th Dep as CM2 - Life Member
Chess, Will Dean - 14th, 15th Dep as UT3 - Life Member
Collins, Army Art - 2nd Dep as EA2 - Life Member
Bouey, John - 68 - 69 as Ens to LT
Schaefer, Paul - 79 - 83
Carpenter, David - 74 - 77 as EO3 & EO2
Bouwens, Barry - 3-69 thru 11-70 as CM3
Eells, Tom - 69 - 70 as a CM3 - Life Member
Phillips, Dr. Joey - 77 - 80 as a PN3
Leamer, Fred - 6th Dep Diego Garcia
Crosmer, Paul - 79 - 81 as a LT
Stordahl, Harrison - Edzell 70 - 74 & 82 - 85 as E6 - Life Member
Ward, Ken - 68 - 70 as BU3 - Life Member
Tack, Joe - 71 - 74 as EA1 - Life Member
Parker, Frank - 69 - 70 as a CA - Med retired
Medeguari, Pete - Plankowner, 1st & 2nd Dep as a EA3
Sinnot, Roger, 3rd, 4th & part of 5th Deps as LTJG
Clark, Paul - 12-68 to 3-70 as a CM3
French, Jim - 1-68 to 12-69 as a SN & YN3
Taylor, Dave Doc - 4th & 5th Deps as HM2
Galster, George - 10th Dep Guam as EO3
Wann, Thomas - 10th, 11th & 12th Deps as a DT2
These dues paying Alumni Group Members are the guys who pay for this NMCB 62 website. Thank you!! See their biograhies on our members link # 21.
Submitted by: Jack Hayberg
From: RAISED in Big Flats NY. Live in northeast TN