Fall Open House 2001

Virginia Museum of Military Vehicles

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We start working on open house two weeks before the show. Here John Wallace& Neil Nealis are  checking out the (Jumping Frog)  jump start vehicle

John Schortemeyer directing the Grant onto the display field.

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Bruce Oppenhagen, Marc Sehring and Bob Fleming (from the UK) starting up the S-103 from Sweden

The volunteers taking a lunch break. Thanks to these gentlemen for making open house a great show

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Presentation of the colors and the singing of the National Anthem by Tim Keuberth

Allan and Bob Flemming describing the vehicles as they drive by.  VMMV wants our visitors & friends to experience the sound and feel of a LIVING museum.

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A rare view of the S-103 with it'a fording skirt up as Bruce Oppenhagen guides Marc Sehring.

A WWII German Kittenrad followed by a Keublewagon

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Allan demonstrating the Russian BMP-1

Allan introduces Col. Brooke Nihart our guest speaker for Fall open house

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Thanking Senator John Warner for reading Col. Nihart's citation awarding the Navy Cross for actions above and beyond the call of duty.

What an added attraction, Hot Dogs, Chili, Soft Drinks and good conversation provided by Mr. & Mrs. Doc Morthimer and staff........    Thanks