USS Hornet

 The Grumman TBM-3 Avenger torpedo bomber "Miss June" aboard the USS Hornet. Courtesy photo.

Farewell ‘Miss June’

May 17,2016

June Idell Foster passed away on April 20. Her spirit lives on aboard the USS Hornet, however. A Bay Area native, Foster grew up in a military family and put her support behind military and veteran causes.

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Richard Bangert   Department of Veterans Affairs representative Laura Kelly spoke about the VA’s future medical facility and columbarium at Alameda during the April 2 Doolittle tour at Alameda Point.

Past, Present, Future Converge at Point

Apr 07,2016

Military history, protection of endangered birds and support for military veterans shared an Alameda Point runway on Saturday, April 2, during a lecture tour sponsored by the Naval Air Museum.

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Hornet Open for Tours

Aug 18,2020

USS Hornet partially reopened on Aug. 1 and has seen some 900 visitors cross its threshold since then. Last week, visitors helped the Hornet celebrate Victory over Japan (VJ) day. The famous aircraft carrier hosted a number of small displays and visitors were treated to a flyover.

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Courtesy photo &nbsp&nbsp A Jeep crawls over an obstacle 200 feet up on the USS Hornet’s flight deck.

Jeeps Scale USS Hornet

Aug 01,2019

Locals were invited to experience the USS Hornet Air & Space Museum in a unique way free of charge all weekend courtesy of Jeep. Museum attendees took rides on the 2020 Jeep Gladiator at the Apollo 11 Splashdown 50th event on the USS Hornet flight deck, 200 feet above San Fr

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