#MemorabiliaMonday: Command ball caps have a long tradition of being worn by Navy personnel, among them a former skipper of the "Ghostriders" of Attack Squadron (VA) 164.
The National Naval Aviation Museum is a great place to shoot share-worthy snaps. From supreme selfies to old-school “Would you take a picture of us?” posed photos, the Museum provides a backdrop for fun and interesting shots to treasure and post.

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The National Naval Aviation Museum is a great place to shoot shareworthy
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#BattleofMidwayMemories: The 75th anniversary of the Battle of Midway is approaching. PBY Catalina pilots and their crews helped locate elements of the Imperial Japanese Navy approaching Midway, setting the stage of the action to follow.
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CH-46D Sea Knight (Bureau Number 151952) has been on display at the museum since 2003, its last landing made outside the museum's Blue Angel Atrium.
CH46D Sea Knight Bureau Number 151952 has been on display at the
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The venerable "Phrog," the CH-46 Sea Knight, was initially accepted into service by the Navy and Marine Corps 55 years ago this month, destined to serve in various capacities and configurations for over half a century.
The venerable Phrog the CH46 Sea Knight was initially accepted into service
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#OTD in 1957 Badoeng Strait (CVE 116), affectionately known as "Bing Ding," was decommissioned as last escort carrier in service.
OTD in 1957 Badoeng Strait CVE 116 affectionately known as Bing Ding
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In recognition of the 75th Anniversary of the Battle of Midway, the Navy Medicine Operational Training Center will host a commemoration ceremony on Monday, June 5 from 10 a.m. to noon in the Blue Angels Atrium at the National Naval Aviation Museum. Guest speaker will be VADM John M. Bird (ret).
In recognition of the 75th Anniversary of the Battle of Midway the

75th Anniversary of the Battle of Midway

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#OTD in 1953, while flying as an exchange pilot with the U.S. Air Force's 39th Fighter-Interceptor Squadron, Marine Major John F. Bolt shot down a MiG-15 over Korea. This marked the first of his six kills flying the F-86 Sabre in the Korean War, making him naval aviation's first jet ace. An ace flying with Pappy Boyington's Marine Fighting Squadron (VMF) 214 World War II, Bolt is also naval...
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OTD in 1953 while flying as an exchange pilot with the US
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The Blue Angels take to the sky for a practice demonstration tomorrow at 11:30 AM to be followed by a rare Tuesday autograph session following the show. There will be no Wednesday practice demonstration this week. Maybe the crowd tomorrow will include another future naval aviator inspired by the blue jets flying overhead.
The Blue Angels take to the sky for a practice demonstration tomorrow

Inspired by local airshow, Germantown man becomes Navy pilot

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#MemorabiliaMonday focuses on the road taken by Lieutenant Theodore G. Ellyson to becoming Naval Aviator Number 1 and the process the Navy went through determining what to actually call those qualified to fly.
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Do you feel the need for speed? Grab your aviators because today is Top Gun Day! Along with Tom Cruise and Kelly McGillis, the F-14 Tomcat was one of the stars of the movie “Top Gun,” the blockbuster hit movie about students at the United States Navy’s elite fighter pilot school. Thanks to its association with the film, the F-14D Tomcat is perhaps the most widely recognized Navy fighter jet...
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Do you feel the need for speed Grab your aviators because today
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We were honored to host Admiral Bill Moran, USN Vice Chief of Naval Operations, as the guest speaker during last night's Naval Aviation Symposium Reception.

Today, Vice Admiral Mike Shoemaker, USN, Commander, Naval Air Forces/Commander, Naval Air Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet, led today's panel of top leadership in Navy and Marine Corps Aviation, as they discussed the current state of Naval...
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We were honored to host Admiral Bill Moran USN Vice Chief of
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Highlights from the first day of our annual Naval Aviation Symposium.
Highlights from the first day of our annual Naval Aviation Symposium

Navy commanders talk about fighting ISIS

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F-14 Tomcats of Fighter Squadron (VF) 154 fly in formation near San Diego, California, #OTD in 1984.
F14 Tomcats of Fighter Squadron VF 154 fly in formation near San
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Day one of the Naval Aviation Symposium brought together Naval Aviation experts to discuss Power Projection in the 21st Century. Join us tomorrow at 9:45 a.m. and hear the Flag Panel discuss the current state of Naval Aviation and the shape of things to come.
Day one of the Naval Aviation Symposium brought together Naval Aviation experts
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#OTD 75 years ago, Lieutenant (junior grade) William Hall went above and beyond in defense of the aircraft carrier Lexington (CV 2) during the Battle of the Coral Sea.
OTD 75 years ago Lieutenant junior grade William Hall went above and

Wiliam Hall: Hero at Coral Sea - National Naval Aviation Museum

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#MemorabiliaMonday looks at a WWII pilot's navigation board used to locate the Imperial Japanese Navy during the Battle of the Coral Sea.
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Check out the ultimate Foodies Guide to the National Naval Aviation Museum! Anyone who relishes new food experiences with tons of ambiance and a dash of adventure will find the Museum more than satisfying-->[ Bit.ly Link ]
Check out the ultimate Foodies Guide to the National Naval Aviation Museum
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Seventy-five years ago the U.S. Navy was waging the landmark Battle of the Coral Sea. Courtesy of the Naval History and Heritage Command, here is an overview of that engagement, the first in history between ships that never came within sight of each other, the blows instead struck by carrier aircraft. We will share more on the famous battle in the coming days.
Seventyfive years ago the US Navy was waging the landmark Battle of
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