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Sunday, February 21 • 12:00pm - 12:45pm
Naval Aviation Treasures

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Staff members of the Naval Aviation Museum and National Flight Academy will describe the museum's unique, world-class collection of exhibits, as well as the extensive Academy and its offerings for visitors of all ages. Topics include:

  • How comic books played an important role in WWII, particularly on the Home Front and how comics aided the war effort and shaped many of today's enduring superheroes.
  • Artifacts in the museum's collection pertaining to Miss Baker, a squirrel monkey astronaut who lived on NAS Pensacola for a time, aiding Naval Aerospace Medicine professionals in their research.
  • IT, Cloud Computing, and CyberSecurity.
  • The National Flight Academy's app, focusing on the use of mobile apps in STEM education and outreach.

Panelists/Moderators
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Dina Linn

Curator, National Naval Aviation Museum
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Nick Thrasher

Media Specialist/Editor in Chief, Foundation, Naval Aviation Museum Foundation
Nick Thrasher is a media specialist with the Naval Aviation Museum Foundation and editor in chief of the semi-annual "Foundation" magazine. A graduate of the University of West Florida’s history and philosophy programs, Nick has also had a lifelong interest in aerospace technology... Read More →
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Amanda Wayland

Registration & Events Coordinator, National Flight Academy