Hornet to Host Veterans Day Celebration Sunday


The USS Hornet Sea, Air & Space Museum will host a very special Veterans Day and Anniversary Community Day celebration aboard the historic aircraft carrier this Sunday, Nov. 11, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aside from the Veterans Day ceremony, the museum will mark the 100th anniversary of Armistice Day, the 75th anniversary of the commissioning of the USS Hornet and its 20th anniversary as a museum and national and state historic landmark.

The event will feature the grand opening of three Hornet anniversary exhibitions, the American Legion Poppy Program, Navy Knot Tying with Docent Jim “Doc” Cejka and

“The Walking Ghosts of Black History,” an African-American military history, education and culture re-enactment group, among many other featured events and guests.

Regular museum admission applies. Veterans and active military receive free admission.

For more information, visit www.uss-hornet.org and see page 13 for more of the Hornet’s upcoming events.