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Bill Crocker brought in his photo and bio.  He was a Navy Commander with 27 years.  He served on the USS Constellation (CV-64), then transferred to the Medical Corps serving as the Laboratory Officer at the Naval Hospital Philadelphia for 3 years, went to Naples, Italy for 4 years working with the 6th Fleet, worked with  microbiologists in Morocco and Ethiopia retiring from the Navy in 1989 after joining in 1962.  He now is playing a big part at the Museum as a Volunteer working on computer digitizing collection photos.

Floyd Jones brought in a World War II US Army Air Corps marked box and instrument known as a Aircraft Protractor that his friend, MSgt George Lester donated.  It is dated 1942.

Jonathan and Cory Walker brought in 2 helmets his Grandma Patrica Mountain gave him.  He is holding a World War II British "Dishpan" helmet and Cory is holding a Viet Nam War flight helmet worn by D.E. Sanborn who flew with the "SUNDOWNERS" VF-92 Sqd. in 1972.

Stephen Nelson brought in a Montagnard cross bow and quiver with arrows that he was given to him during his tour by the Montagnard's.  LT. Nelson also brought a signed photo of himself  taken in 1967 at Pleiku, in the Central  Highlands of Viet Nam while stationed at the 526th Replacement Company base. He served as a LT. in the Army

Roberta Green (Daughter) and Aletha holding a captured Nazi banner that was brought home by her father SSgt Rudolph Karl Munstermanseen in the signed photo of him they are holding with the banner from World War II.  He was with the Army 8th Division as a SSgt who was awarded the CIB for combat.

Rich and Dawn Tallman brought in photos of their family members who have served in 4 wars.  Father:  Arthur Tallman (World War II), Uncle:  George Brill (Korean War), Brother:  Stephen Tallman (Vietnam War), and Son: Neil Tallman (Operation Iraqi Freedom).  Thank you to the Tallman family who have served !

M/Sgt George Lester was a primary boom operator on refueling the SR-71's.  His reflection is in the canopy after signing it.

Dallas Hollis served in the Air Force and was stationed At Beale AFB.  He brought in his photo and original prints of Veterans he did with attached personnel stories of each Veteran.  They are truly unique drawings that are done over the map where the Veterans served.  An original concept that Dallas did to honor the Veterans service !

Frank Pangburn, USN Korean War and Nuclear testing Sailor with 2 photo displays from his service including photos he took of the Hydrogen Bomb tests in the Pacific.

TSgt USAF (RET) David McCormack signing the SR-71 canopy.  He was in the SR program A.G.E. 1969 - 1974.  He also was at Plekiu, Viet Nam with the 505th TCMS 1965 - 1966 with the "BIRGDOGS" recon aircraft.

Cindy Brooke brought her daughter, Sgt. Michelle McCullah's 4th ID uniform and write up about her service.  She served as the Battalion Chaplains Assistant at Kandahar, Afghanistan with HQ & HQ Bn. of the 4th Inf. Div, US Army in Operation Enduring Freedom War on Terror.  Her Mom, Cindy is very proud of Michelle's service to our country.

Mrs. Myrle Gill brought in a 2nd ID Roster in memory of her husband Floyd Gill who served with the 2nd ID during World War II.

Major Dale Welch (RET) USAF Pilot brought in his friend, Lt Col. Gerry Shaw's USAF Officers dress Sword.  Gerry flew from 1970 - 1990 in many aircraft during his time with the Air Force.


Today my husband and I visit the museum of the forgotten warriors for the first time. What an awesome display of military history. It is amazing. Thanks Mr Dann Spear.
Luisa and Rock P leger

Rock with his USAF patches and his Father  Yvon Leger's USN knife he carried in the Normandy 1944 invasion where he served as a USN Coxwin on a LCVP landing craft landing the soldiers.  He as assigned to LST 30.

Dann and Ceder met Kris "TANTO" Paronto, hero of the Benghazi, Libya attack and writer of the book and movie 13 Hours. What a story he had to tell !

Floyd Jones presents Dann a donation check from the Feather Falls Casino to the Museum.

Photo is of Gordon by his display put up 29 years ago in the Museum.

Steve Frey and Gordon Osborne both mere at Tuy Hoa, Viet Nam the same unit with the Air Force and at the Museum ,after almost 50 years and enjoyed their memories. 
Dann, thank you sooo much for today. It meant a lot to my Dad. Especially meeting Steve and getting the link to the annual reunion data.
You are such a great person, you will probably never know how great my dear friend!!
I posted the pics and your business card on Facebook.
I enjoyed catching up... be sure to tell Bert & the boys hello from us & give them hugs!!
Love, Jackie Watson

Cindy Verrill served in the USAF during Desert Storm at Taif, Saudi Arabia.  They could not go off base unless they wore an "ABAYA".  She brought in hers that she wore there with a photo of her wearing it.  She said they would wear these over their desert uniforms and they were a real pain in the butt !.

Beale Air Force Honor Guard Team giving a class to the Hmongs on flag folding and drill for their newly organized Hmong Honor Guard team at the Museum.

Rock donated by Joey Moorehead owner of  Butte Sand and Gravel, With Dann spreading the donation.

Huey Blades donated by Jones Flying service in Biggs CA. Unloaded by Chris Taylor and Museum Staff.

Becky Davies with her husbands U-2 flight suit display

Helene and Michael Andrews brought in a Civil War canteen, buckles and a Gettysburg unit position map of the battle lines.

Becky Davies brought in her late husband, Major Richard Davies (USAF PILOT) Mess dress with medals and wings, U-2 (DRAGON LADY)  flight suit his photos as a tribute to her husband.  Major Davies flew RF-4's in Viet Nam earning 3 Distinguished Flying Crosses, 4 Bronze Stars and the Viet Nam Cross of Gallantry with Palm.  He went on to fly the U-2 Recon plane putting in over 1000 flight hours.  After he retired from the Air Force, he went to NASA where he flew the EB-2.  He retired as a Major.

Veterans pictures being taken at the museum for display by the Yuba Sutter Regional Arts Council on March 4th 2017.

Captain Roger Bushman (US Navy - Ret) brought in a signed photo.  He wore his uniform for the Veterans photo portraits shoot by the Arts Council held at the Museum.

Austin and Mary Webb being photographed for the Veterans photo portraits shoot by the Arts Council held at the Museum.


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 This page was last updated on August 11, 2017