November - National Aircraft Carrier Month
November is National U.S. Navy Aircraft Carrier Month celebrating the aircraft carrier's role in defending the freedom of the United States, and it's role as a maritime platform. We celebrate in November because of historical events like the first launch of an aircraft from the deck of a Navy ship in 1910, and the first catapult launch in 1915.
From being a first responder for security to providing humanitarian aid after a natural disaster, aircraft carriers are one of our Nation's most versatile tools.
For more information on National U.S. Navy Aircraft Carrier Month and to get involved in the celebration, please visit www.aircraftcarrier.com.
The National U.S. Navy Aircraft Carrier Month Committee had a video contest and the winner will be announced on November 6th. The committee selected a video in 2016 by Andrew Guengerich of Austin, Texas as the winner of the National U.S. Navy Aircraft Carrier Month Video Contest. Click here to watch National Aircraft Carrier Month official video