Photographs of activities by the
Northern Recon Group in 1984!
The Military Vehicle Collectors Club has since been renamed The Military Vehicle Preservation Association.
members were very happy to see this sign after a six hour drive down
Highway 5. We then still had about a 30 minute drive back to the Frank
Joyce and Lee Hutchins unpack all of their supplies after a long drive to Camp Patterson 1984.
Heindell and Lee Hutchins bring in the treasures of Camp Patterson
1984. Many items had to be new old stock or used. Very few parts or
items were reproduced.
Corn drives around in his jeep at Camp Patterson 1984. Everyone had
fun with "Col" Corn. Lee Hutchins and Jim Causey are seen behind
Oroville Group put up their flag pole. The NRG "reserved" the cement
slab each year. Bob Thelander covered his Indian motorcycle next to
at these troops! Yes, that is Lee and Joyce Hutchins and Chuck and
Cheryl Heindell. Do they look sharp!!! They are at the Camp Patterson
USO Dance in 1984
Simpson and Pat Thelander are AWOL at the Camp Patterson USO Dance in
1984. Wonder why they stopped wearing the uniforms?
troops at Camp Patterson!!! Lee and Joyce Hutchins, Bob and Pat
Thelander, and Hal Simpson, USAF Maj (Retired) all dressed up for the
USO Dance. Many individuals just sat around the room and quietly
watched the troops come back to life. The uniforms really made the
and Cheryl Heindell pull out of Camp Patterson 1984. The convoy home
took about six hours down Highway 5 at 40-45 miles per hour.
The NRG Convoy stops for fuel on their way home down Highway 5. The 1984 Camp Patterson will remain as memories.
NRG Summer Party
Northern Recon Group welcomes the Bay Area Region in 1984. The NRG
always ended the summer with a party and in 1984 it was held in Yuba
City at the Simpson Motor Pool.
NRG Members and some of their vehicles add to the end of summer party in 1984.
The NRG held a party and invited members of the Bay Area Region or BAR in 1984.
About 30 members attended this end of summer party at the Simpson Motor Pool in 1984.
The end of summer party celebrated teamwork between the BAR and NRG.
A large cake was ordered in honor of the teamwork between the NRG and BAR.
Harold "Col" Corn ate his dinner on the hood of his jeep at the 1984 NRG end of summer party with the BAR
1984 Beale Air Show
The Northern Recon Group supports the 1984 Beale Air Force Base Air Show.
An impressive show of military vehicles at the 1984 Beale Air Force Base Air Show.
Army National Guard provided transportation of the M-16 halftrack owned
and restored by Bob Thelander. This was a tremendous recruiting tool
for the National Guard!
A B-17 and a jeep at the 1984 Beale Air Force Base Air Show.
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