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As another year comes to a close, I wanted to thank all the volunteers that have made it possible for us to put on another open house. It is their tireless dedication to the collection, museum and all those who have served and continue to serve that make it possible to bring NMAW to the public. As the operations manager of Virginia Museum of Military Vehicles I have the honor to work alongside this dedicated group of people on a daily basis and have the utmost respect for their dedication and positive attitude. We have now winterized the collection and have moved all our work inside the shops for the … Continue reading
Here are some pictures of our M10 Ammunition Trailer, before and after. We have been working on it for the last couple of months and just completed it, the cover is NOS and makes it look as original. The M10 trailer weighs about 2000 lbs and loaded can weigh about 5000 lbs. it would have been towed behind a M7, M10, CCKW and other vehicles. Remember this and other restored vehicles can be seen at open house on September 24 & 25. John S.
The Tank Farm had an unlikely visitor in March. Ozzy Osbourne and his son Jack came out to film an episode of a new show named, “Ozzy and Jacks World Detour.” The show is slated for ten hour long episodes and will feature Ozzy and his son Jack, both self proclaimed history nerds. They hit the road and make their way around the world stopping at historically significant spots that include Mt. Rushmore, The Alamo, the Jamestown Settlement, and yes, the Tank Farm. While at the Tank Farm, Ozzy took a tour led by museum staff and was very intrigued to say the least by the tanks and other military … Continue reading
The museum’s M 1917 light tank is coming together and we hope to complete it in the near future. Its progress has been slow due to the difficulty in finding and fabricating parts that are missing or beyond repair. We will continue to post updates of its progress and we plan on having it out for our annual open house on Sept. 24,25.