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April 12, 2016

USS Hornet Museum To Host WWII Veteran From Hornet CV-8

Will Be On Hand To Commemorate The Jimmy Doolittle Raid

As part of Living Ship Day on April 16, the USS Hornet Museum (Hornet) will commemorate the 74th anniversary of World War II's famous Doolittle Tokyo Air Raid, which was led by Alameda-born Gen. James "Jimmy" Doolittle. Events include a presentation by WWII veteran and former CV-8 crewmember, Richard Nowatzki who, as an eyewitness to the launch of the historic Raid, will share his memories.

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B-29 Doc Runs Engines For The First Time In 2016

First Flight Reported To Be Coming 'Soon'

After a long, cold Kansas winter, the team restoring the B-29 'Doc' rolled the iconic bomber out of a hangar and started her engines for the first time this year on Saturday, and the team says they are anticipating a first flight soon.

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F-16s Surge During Two-Day Drill At Misawa

Squadrons Boosted Missions To About 70 Per Day

Airmen with the 35th Fighter Wing conducted a two-day surge exercise April 4-5 with F-16 Fighting Falcons at Misawa Air Base in Japan.

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