Naval Museum Opens Exhibit

The Naval History and Heritage Command's National Naval Aviation Museum in Pensacola, Fla. has opened a new exhibit featuring the path women have taken from their support of naval aviation as "yeomanettes" to pilots on the front lines. The centerpiece of the new exhibit, "From Typewriters to Strike Fighters," is a video wall on which appear historic images and footage of women in naval service and excerpts of interviews conducted by museum staff members. The exhibit is unique in the museum in that it will be constantly evolving. As more interviews are conducted, they will be edited and added to the video presentation, telling new stories of women in naval aviation. For more information, visit the National Naval Aviation Museum website at or call Hill Goodspeed at 850-452-3604 x 3135.

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