04-06 November 1999
The Tophatters of VF-14
celebrated 80 years of continuous active duty the weekend of 4 to 6 November 1999. The
Reunion was a success and brought together many generations of TopHatters. Tophatter
skippers get together at the official dinner: (l-r) Cmdr. Luke
Parent, retired Cmdr. Mark Checchio, Capt. Jon Snyder, Capt. J. J. Morrow, retired
Cmdr. Ted Kujawski, current VF-14 Commanding Officer Cmdr. Ted
Carter, Capt. Dan Chopp, retired Capt. Bud Dougherty and retired Capt. Ken Stafford.