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MORE VIEWS OF THE MUSEUM
Dann and Don with WW II POW Al Johnson at the
Redding Cal Vet Veterans Home where they presented a
video presentation of the Museum for the Veterans
who are the home. Al was shot down over Germany in
a B-24 bomber and the Museum has some of his things
SSgt. (USAF) Loyd Simerith's foot locker with
deployments to Baharin and Saudi Arabia
stenciled on it. Donated by his Son.
George Chan with
his photo and his patches taken during the Korean
War with one of their fighter planes and group
Captain Terry Thomas with is flight helmet bag and
flight suit. He did 2 tours in the Viet Nam War at
Takhli, Thailand AFB (66-67) with the 355th TFW and
at Korat, Thailand AFB (68-69) with the 554th Recon
Sqn. He came back to Beale AFB until he retired
Debra Givens parents both served in the US Navy
during the Korean War. Debra is holding photos and
uniforms they wore.
William Brown (USN
- Retired) with is photo. He served in the Korean
War off the Coast on a battleship. During the Viet
Nam War he went to Da Nang, Viet Nam with the
Major Dale Welch (USAF
- Ret) brought in his uniform from his service in
the 1960's. He was a pilot and was awarded 2
Distinguished Flying Crosses during his service.
Floyd Jones of the Northern Recon Group responsible
for the Feather Falls Casino donation to the Dann
Spear of MOFW
Mr. Huggins brought
in and signed a photo of his Father, Mason Huggins
taken in 1918 when he served with the AEF (Army)
during World War I.
SSgt (USMC) Ret
Randy Busk with a 120cm heat shell base they shot in
their M1-A1 Abrams tank. He signed the shell when
he brought it in for the Museum.
The Harris Family
(Wife, Brother and extended family) visit to the
Museum for an interview with the Appeal Democrat
Newspaper and to view the display about Lt Harris
(Pilot) who was killed in Italy in 1944 when his
P-38 plane went down. Lt. Harris's leather flight
helmet was returned to his brother Larry in Yuba
City after 70 years by the Italian farmer in Italy
where he has crashed. It was an emotional day to
have both his Widow and Brother with all the other
family to view the display.
Lorry Dunning donating a World War I
Quartermaster marked bed frame and Army bunk
Boy Scout Troop 513
visit to the Museum. They also volunteered to help
with the flags.
Don Schrader and John Thao at the Museum.
brought in George Nakamura's World War II Army Air
Corps uniform. Mr. Nakamura (Japanese decent) was
interred at Tule Lake Relocation Camp in the first
part of the War, then volunteered for the Air
Corps. He served as a Radio Tech. and came back to
Marysville, CA (Same town Museum is located
in), After the War ended, he was honorably
discharged for his service.. He is a native of
Marysville, graduated from both grammar school and
Marysville High School. His family owned a local
grocery store here.
Reunion meeting at Museum with Lt. Song K Thao, call
sign "RED HAT" with USAF Capt. Frank Nelson who flew
cover for RED HAT in Laos during the Viet Nam War.
In front of the
Hmong display in the Museum, Dann, Captain Nelson,
Lt Thao (Call sign, "RED HAT) and Don Schrader
Larry Houk brought
in his photo taken in Viet Nam with the Marines and
a pair of cold weather mittens.
donated frame, patches and photos of Sgt. Charles
Sirjesse during tour in the Korean War with the 5th
Regimental Combat Team.
Veterans being interviewed by Reporters
Chong Thor Yang,
Mai Hang Thao, Dann, SSGT. Cher Chou Thao
Mai H. Thao is holding his Brother (MIA)
CHONG THOR YANG IS HOLDING HER HUSBAND
CAPTAIN WANG TONG YANG.
Larry Harris with
photo and flight helmet from his brother Lt. Everett
Harris who was killed in Italy in Nov 1944 while
flying a P-38. He crashed in a farmers field where
he was buried by Italian farmers who took his flight
helmet and put in their basement. Last year the
farmers son found it and traced it to Everett's
brother in Yuba City, CA. who called us and donated
it and photos to the Museum. Amazing story of
finding the helmet 70+ years later and returning it
to family. We are proud to display this story in
Memory to Lt. Harris.
First Sgt. Don
Brister brought in and signed his DCU shirt he wore
in Iraq during OIF II between 2004 - 2005 while with
the C.O.L.T. Platoon of the 1/8th of the 1st Cavalry
Division in the AO of Al Rashid, Iraq
Reunion of the
members of 1/8 Cav /. C.O.L.T. Platoon of the 1st
Cavalry Division who were together in Iraq in 2004 -
2005 during OIF II.
Frank Pangburn donating Maxine Davis's Red Cross
Frank Pangburn donating miscellaneous Helmets and
other military gear.
brought in photos and signed them of he and his wife
June that were taken of them when they both were
serving as Officers in the US Navy.
Gunny Dave Henry with SKS rifle he captured in
Vietnam. Photo take just before he gave the SKS to
his son as a heirloom. Gunny has many other
displays from his USMC service/Vietnam in the
Bumpus with a new display before it goes into a
Fitch Family retired the Ladies Aux. Post 4095
Olivehurst Flag and Past Commanders plaque to the
Ernie Hunley (USMC - Vietnam) Brought in a world II
Chaplains' case and poster that was used in Europe
by and Army Chaplin.
Martha Neyman donated a USS VALLEY FORGE (CV-45)
cruise book, shadow box of medals with ID card, and
burial flag in Memory of her husband, Warner who
served in the Navy during the Korean War and the A
Bomb testing at Bikini Atoll. He Retired from the
Navy after 22 years of service
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March 05, 2017