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Honoring WWII’s Doolittle Tokyo Raiders

USS Hornet Museum to Host WWII Veteran from Hornet CV-8 to Commemorate the Jimmy Doolitte Raid

April 16 Living Ship Day to feature a talk by Raid eyewitness and Hornet CV-8 crewmember Richard Nowatzki LCDR USN (Ret)

ALAMEDA, CA — March xx, 2016 — As part of Living Ship Day on Sat., April 16, 2016, the USS Hornet Museum (Hornet) will commemorate the 74rd anniversary of World War II’s infamous Doolittle Tokyo Air Raid (Raid),

March Living Ship Day Presentation – Cartoons at War

USS Hornet Museum to Host Special Panel for Cartoons at War: American Cartoons and

Comics in WWII and Beyond

March 19th Living Ship Day panelists include Charles M. Schulz Museum curator Corry Kanzenberg and cartoonist Brian Fies

ALAMEDA, CA – February 26, 2016 – On Saturday March 19th, the USS Hornet Museum (Hornet) will host a special panel of professional cartoonists to mark the grand finale of Cartoons at War: American Cartoons and Comics in WWII and Beyond.

USS Hornet Museum Launches Living Ship Days 2016 with “Tails of the Tomcat”

To kick off Living Ship Days 2016, the USS Hornet Museum (Hornet) will pay tribute to the furry, unsung heroes of the high seas – domestic cats – and raise funds for the Friends of Alameda Animal Shelter on Saturday, February 20 at 1:00 p.m. with “Tails of the Tomcat,” presented by award-winning author and photographer Dr. Paul Koudounaris. The special presentation will take place aboard the Hornet, which is located at 707 W. Hornet Ave., Pier 3 in Alameda,

USS Hornet Museum Announces 2nd Annual STEM-to-Sea-and-Sky Program

Special science teacher training to be held aboard the Hornet Sat. March 12th from 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.

The USS Hornet Museum (Hornet) is partnering with the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Office of the United States Naval Academy (USNA) to host the 2nd Annual Stem-to-Sea-and-Sky Program on Saturday, March 12th from 1 p.m. until 4 p.m. This special science teacher training event, which is FREE for all Bay Area teachers,