Matthew Vickers, Author at NNAM

Matthew Vickers

From One Hornet to Another

Museum Marches to Commemorate End of World War II

At the beginning of 2020, museum staff members were in the final planning stages for a comprehensive exhibit commemorating the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II. While COVID-19 has hampered progress and we did not have the opportunity to unveil it during what is normally our peak summer visitation, the elements of

F-14 Tomcat Monument Unveiled

F-14 Tomcat Monument Unveiled

On Wednesday, November 18, 2020, beneath the nose of the first F-14 Tomcat placed on public display, members of the F-14 Tomcat Association dedicated a monument to the venerable fighter that served Naval Aviation for more than three decades. Celebrating the aircraft’s accomplishments with impactful panels showing the aircraft in action, the monument also honors