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Happy Veteran’s Day

For those who have served, and those who still do, THANK YOU! From the Pacific Northwest Naval Air Museum. We appreciate and honor you.


2022 Events at the PNWNAM

Well, here we are halfway through February 2022 already. Where does the time go?

We have lots of things going on at the Pacific Northwest Naval Air Museum this year!

Our Annual Community Luncheon is February 22nd, at 11:30am at the Oak Harbor Elks Lodge located at 155 NE Ernst Street. All are invited to join us while we acknowledge […]

Night Vision Goggle Room (NVG) Officially Reopened Saturdays

The Pacific Northwest Naval Air Museum is pleased to announce that the Night Vision Goggle Room (NVG) Exhibit is officially reopened.

The NVG Room will be open on Saturdays from 12:00 – 4:00. This exhibit includes a vintage topography table, that you put on the night vision goggles to look at. It shows you the perspective that pilots flying […]

Final Flight – Obituary

Edgar Ward O’Meara

May 21, 1929 – May 21, 2021

Edgar Ward O’Meara was born on May 21, 1929 in Chaffee, Missouri and died on his 92nd birthday.  He was the youngest of three children, living with his mother Ruth O’Meara and his stepdad Vincent O’Meara.  Ed joined the Navy at 17 starting his 20-year military career.

Ed met Phyllis at […]

Message from the President

Shifting from the rearview mirror to the road ahead! With the vaccine rollouts, there is finally reason for optimism. A challenging year still lies ahead. It will demand of us the same adaptability, perseverance and generosity that stood us well last year.

After three months, the museum’s doors opened again on 17 February. While visitor counts are relatively low, […]

Clayton Hively

Museum volunteer Clayton Hively catches up on some off-season maintenance on the Museum’s Nimitz-Class parade aircraft carrier. This is quite an undertaking and anyone with wood building skills is invited to join us as a volunteer to help complete the project. (Photo by George Love)


President’s Corner

2020 in the rearview mirror! For most of us it is a good thing. 2020 was a tough, challenging year that brought out some of the best in people, including adaptability, generosity and perseverance.

Washington State closed museums from March through June and again from mid-November to early January 2021. A “new normal” was needed to keep the museum […]

Chairman’s Report

The Holiday Season: Christmas, New Year’s, Kwanzaa, et al, are completed and now, onward to a new year, new adventures and responsibilities.

COVID-19 is still with us, which is where the ‘responsibilities’ part comes in. Washington State Gov. Jay Islee is slow/cautious to re-open shuttered businesses. Depending on such variables as vaccines and treatments, small businesses, like our very […]

Desk of Onee & Richard

Even though the Museum was closed for much of 2020, the year ended with many new members joining us.

A warm welcome to new members Sally Mulcahy, Richard Tolley, Claudia and Steven Talmadge, Mary I. Ruiz, David P. Ruiz, Daniel Theriault, Susan and Mike Waller, T. Tveil, and John A. Rooke from Oak […]


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