42nd Annual  Corowa Swim-In & Military Vehicle Gathering  Mon. 14th to Sun. 20th March 2022

Ball Park Caravan Park & Corowa Showground

Corowa, NSW, Australia

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   KVE's Public Relations Officer receives a major award for her work

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We are pleased to announce that the USA club, Military Vehicle Preservation Association have awarded Jan Thompson-Creamer, the KVE Public Relations Officer, the Bart Vanderveen Distinguished Service Award for her dedication and work in organising the Annual Corowa Swim-In & Military Vehicle Gathering. Jan has been attending the event for about 40 years and in 2005 the Khaki Vehicle Enthusiasts Inc. group was started to formally organise the event. Jan took on the Secretary and Public Relations Officer role from the start and is still doing it today.  Jan’s enthusiasm for the event has no bounds and she works on the organising throughout the year, encouraging enthusiasts and collectors to attend.

The MVPA started this award about 20 years ago after Bart Vanderveen, a Dutchman who was a world leading authority and historian of military vehicles, died. Bart was posthumously made the first recipient of the award which was to be given annually to a nominated person in the world who has made a valuable contribution to military vehicle preservation. Many of the past recipients are owners of large vehicle collections, museum owners, event organisers, authors of books and magazine editors on the subject, researchers, etc. from countries around the world. Jan is only the second Australian to receive the award .. and the first female!  This a tremendous accolade from afar and well deserved.

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Planning for the 2022 Corowa Swim-In is currently underway. Get up to date with the latest news by opening up the October 2021 edition of KVE News, click on the button below:                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               

 

This event has become the largest gathering of ex-military vehicles in Australia.

2022 will the 42nd year of the Annual Corowa Swim-In & Military Vehicle Gathering.

The themes for our 42nd annual event in 2022 are the

Year of the Jeep

Year of the RAAF

THE EVENT IS OPEN TO ALL TYPES AND MAKES OF EX-MILITARY VEHICLES

Keep checking in for News and Updates on the 2022 event

 

        

 

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Latest edition of KVE News

October 2021

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