Saigon July 19,.- Following his field trips in Vietnam, the US defense secretary, Mr. Mc?
MS, CU During the 2nd day field trips, he landed at Nhatrang airbase
MS, CU He was welcomed by generals Nguyen Huu Co defense minister and Vinh Loc, commander or Corps II
many CU, MS After that he talked with many pilotes and technicians of the base, inspected the repair house for various kinds of planes of the base of Nhatrang.
MS, CU At noon, he boarded a helicopter to go to Cam Ranh Bay to inspect the US engineering Corps during the construction of Cam Ranh air base
MS, LS By a convoy of jeeps, he went to various points on the bay to see the defense system of the area and the construction works
MS, CU He visited an outpost on a hill near the base
MS, CU The construction works of the air base of Cam Ranh.
MS Around the place was guarded by US armed soldiers.
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Background: Saigon July 19,.- Following his field trips in Vietnam, the US defense secretary, Mr. Mc Namara visited during the 2nd day of field trips the Cam Ranh Bay where a airbase project is going on. The bay is naturally a important for the navy ships. Accompanied by US ambassador M. Taylor and general Westmoreland of MAC-V, the defense secretary inspected the US Engineering Corps during its works of the construction of the air base.