As of October 2022 our Mobile Riverine Force Museum Trailer has been retired to its permanent home at the “RUSSELL MILITARY MUSEUM” in Zion, Illinois. We truly appreciate everyone who has volunteered to show our special Mobile Museum in many locations throughout our great Nation!
If you get the chance then do visit the “RUSSELL MILITARY MUSEUM“. Here is the website: http://www.russellmilitarymuseum.com
Click HERE to view the photos of the placement of our Mobile Museum in Zion:
A Special THANKS to Member Bruce Graff who drove the Mobile Museum Trailer to all events from 2011 to 2022…!
Also a BIG THANKS to Charlie & Georgie Ardinger, as well as many others, for their faithfulness in sharing the Mobile Museum…!
*** ALL INFORMATION BELOW AND IN THE FOLLOWING PAGES IS PAST HISTORY NOW THAT THE MOBILE MUSEUM HAS FOUND A PERMANENT HOME ***
Rich L. Corrick will never be forgotten. Rich served on R-112-1 (1966-1968). He was an Officer and Board Member from our beginning and one of the nicest people you would ever want to meet. The “Mobile Museum” was Rich’s idea from the beginning, and he did a great job with it until he was taken away from us by Agent Orange, February 29, 2012.
Before the names were added to the trailer, Dave Argabright and a few other members of the 2nd/60th and Ralph Fries of the MRFA spent about 2 years exhaustively researching Government databases to ensure a high degree of accuracy. However, there are some errors in the Government data and on the Mobile MRFA Memorial/Museum.
The outside displays the Mobile Riverine Force and 9th Infantry Division insignia, the Vietnam Service Ribbon, and Mobile Riverine Force Association Memorial and Museum.
All the names and units of the U.S. Navy, 9th Infantry Division and Supporting Unit personnel Killed in Action (KIA).
Anyone wishing to make a donation to the Mobile Museum Fund (MMF) can do so by:
Sending a Check or Money Order Payable to the “MRFA” To:
Frank Jones, Treasurer
9 San Marino Parkway
Fenton, MO 63026
Please indicate that your check is for the Mobile Museum Fund. Anyone
donating $100.00 or More will receive a Certificate of Appreciation from the Association.
If anyone would like the trailer brought to their area then please contact Bruce Graff (USS Passumpsic AO-107) – 07/65-10/68. He is the contact and driver for the MRFA Memorial & Museum Trailer.
Bruce’s E-mail is: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Association requests that fuel is paid at $1.00 per mile plus $50.00 per day for the Driver. We will need two motel rooms down, back and while there. We would need two rooms each day as another couple comes along to assist. We keep the trailer open from roughly 9 am to 5 pm. It’s nice to have electricity available to use the lights in the trailer. We need roughly 70 feet to park it on grass as we can set up our tent.