This page shows off our
Special Displays, which we are very proud of.
The SR-71 Signed by
personnel who served in the SR-71 Program
The new display cases are being
The Home Depot Store Yuba City
#1019 picked up grant materials. Team Depot
and museum board members.
Our board of directors picking p
material at the home depot - Yuba City Store.
Assistant manager for the store RickWeta, Austin,
Tony, Mary, Richard and Don from the museum board.
Bob Boyer - Sutter County
Building Official laying out the cases.
Veteran Volunteers, (ltr) Don
Schrader, Dave Flanders and Steve Frey making 2 X 4
Veterans, Steve and Richard
bringing in 2 X 4's for the cases.
Joe Pottinger (the Home Depot) and
USAF Vet Steve Frey lay out a case.
Cases almost ready to stand.
"Team Depot" Members in the museum
who were helping Veteran volunteers. L to R
Center is Char Me Blanchard, who wrote the museum
Suk Paen Kuy holds up soffett (he
is volunteering from the Home Depot.) Arnie
Roff (vet volunteer nails end.
Cases taking shape.
Board members Richard Sawyer and
Tony Pinto BBQ lunch for the crew of volunteer vets
and the Home Depot Crew.
THE DOG TAG MEMORIAL
This may be one of the most
powerful displays in the museum. Each dog tag
represents a military person who was killed in Iraq
or Afghanistan. One visitor after observing the
display noted the reflections on the ground ( the
white spots are reflections from tags ) represented
the souls of the lost military heroes I believe he
Jack Odom (Vietnam Veteran) with
tape laying out the Iraq/Afghanistan Memorial Dog
Tag Display with the volunteers from Beale Air Force
base's Airman Leadership School - Most of them had
just gotten home from a tour in the Sand.
Setting the posts for the
Iraq/Afghanistan dog tag memorial at the museum -
Airmen volunteered from the ALS class at Beale AFB.
Leadership class stringing the
Light sand represents Iraq.
9th Comm. Squadron placing gray
rock to represent Afghanistan on perimeter.
ALS (Airman Leadership Class
Volunteers) from Beale stringing dog tags.
9th Comm Squadron Beale AFB 1st
Sgt "JD" Davis in command setting the Flag Pole.
1st Sgt Association from Beale AFB
at morning briefing held at the museum.
Simply Spectacular Display! Be
sure to visit it.!
This is our LCVP!
LCVP displayed at the Museum now, and every one wants their picture taken in it!
Col. Nicoll Galbraith Jr. on left
with Major Cary Simpson on right in the donated LCVP
Landing Craft after it was delivered. Major Simpson
is starting the restoration work. It was donated by
the Yuba County Water Agency.
Cotie Spear, Roberta Spear, Major
Cary Simpson and Don Schrader with the LCVP.
Sanding it down
getting it ready for a fresh paint job.
We are EXCITED!! In getting it
ready to paint the original name was found. It is
USNS WAHKIAKUM !
Sand that wheel.
Lots of work goes into a
The LCVP returns
from the Veterans Day Parade for the Christening
LCVP at dedication with restored
vehicles from the Northern Recon Group who came to
and were part of the dedication of the LCVP Nov. 11,
Pat Showers in
red at dedication of LCVP after parade at museum on
Nov. 11,2011 - Dedicated in memory of John Showers
USN-Korean War Vet who was a founding board member.
Speaker: Dann Spear Left to right Don Schrader-
Board Member and LCVP restorer. Bill Zoellin, Yuba
County Water Agency which donated the LCVP. Tommy
Holtzman (Derrick Marine) who had hauled the LCVP
and set it up at the museum, he is a member of Coast
Guard Auxillary. Judy and Major Cary Simpson who did
the restoration and painting of LCVP. Not shown was
Chuck Ouimette who towed the LCVP in the Veterans
Day Parade with his World War II HalfTrack.
Pat Showers Christened the LCVP
with a bottle of champagne in dedication to John's
memory when it was put on permanent display at the
museum Nov. 11, 2011.
The restoration work was amazing:
Left to Right Don Schrader, Bill Zoellin, Judy and
Major Cary Simpson. Bill Zoellin represented the
Yuba County Water Agency standing with Judy and Cary
at the dedication Nov. 11, 2011.
At the dedication left Nicoll
Galbrath Jr. Col. Ret. Us Army Medical Corps, talks
with Commander Joe Langdell, USN, who survived on
the USS Arizona during Pearl Harbor Attack, he is 97
years old. Bill Zoellin from the Yuba County Water
Agency who donated the LCVP is on right, at the Nov.
11, 2011 dedication.
page was last updated on
April 17, 2016