Whiting Field celebrates being a part of Navy centennial
Wednesday, 16 March 2011 12:27
This year, 2011, marks the 100th anniversary of the year the Navy purchased its first two airplanes, according to a commander from Naval Air Station Whiting Field.
During the Military Affairs Committee on March 7, Commander Jonathan Lewis came from Whiting Field to speak about the centennial. May 8 of 1911 marks the date of the beginning of naval aviation.
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