Communications and Veterans History Project Manager


Brian Louwers 


Brian is a graduate of U of M Dearborn, a life long student of History, prides himself with the honor of interviewing our local Veterans not only for us but also the Library of Congress.


Brian is a staff writer for C&G Newspapers, proud Father and Husband. He is a resident of Ferndale, MI.

Museum Assistant


DAN CUTTING



Dan is a retired Gordon's Food Executive, he has a great respect for Veterans, excellent mechanic and restoration expert. Dan works on museum vehicles and displays.Dan is a key member of the Leadership Committee.




Assistant curator


Paul Ott


​Paul works on many projects at the Museum, he works directly with the Curator and the Director, Paul will be leading the Museum's Computer gaming area and operations in the Museum.


Paul is a WWII reenactor with the 704TDB and

502 IR 101 AB Div. He is a native of Chesterfield, MI.

Museum curator

Patrick Kopytek


Patrick is a USAF Civil Engineer Red Horse Officer 1970-78, Vietnam Veteran.


Patrick has a love of History and will run the daily routines of the Museum.Patrick has over 30 yrs of experience in the construction business. 

He is a native of Auburn Hills MI


Watch the story of the building and first public event of the new

Museum Historian


James Bertolino


Historian and History Major at Oakland U.James has been a WWII Reenactor for many years and jumped into Normandy on the 65th Anniversary.


James also is in charge of displays.He is our IT Man of the Year, linking our computer gaming and in charge of support.

James was 2013 Member of the Year.

Our founder

John Lind

Our Director and Founder Mr. John Lind is a veteran of the Marine Corps,

U. S. Air Force and U. S. Navy. Commanding Officer of the 704 TDB

WWII Reeactment Group and a Proud member of the

WWII Airborne Demonstration Team. 


He credits his father Henry Lind USN 42-46, and his Uncle Richard USN 42-45, Uncle Ian USA 43-45, and John Blix, USA 42-45, who served in WWII for his love of history. "My Uncles Jim and Bill served in the post war. I learned a lot about Duty, Honor and Love of Country from these men.


I give God all the credit and praise. I love history and want to share it with everyone. We Americans can be proud of the men and women who served our country. When you see a Vet, just say THANK YOU.”

Volunteers

We are currently searching for those who wish to LIVE history and not just read about it!

Looking for Museum Staff and Vehicle Owners, folks who would like to learn about vehicles and folks would like to become  Reenactors.



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