May, 1987. An air-to-air left side view of a Soviet TU-95 Bear-H aircraft being escorted by a U.S. Navy F-14A Tomcat aircraft, foreground, and a U.S. Air Force F-15 Eagle aircraft after it was intercepted approximately 350 nautical miles southwest of Adak, Alaska. The F-14 is from Naval Station, Adak, and the F-15 is assigned to the 21st Tactical Fighter Wing, Alaskan Air Command.
Atlantic Ocean (March 10, 2006) - LT Ken Hockycko and LT Roy Emanuel, assigned to the "Black Lions" of Fighter Squadron Two One Three (VF-213), launch from the flight deck of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71). This launch marks the final deployment flying the F-14 Tomcats. For the past 30 years, the F-14 Tomcat has assured U.S. air superiority, playing a key role in ensuring victory and preserving peace around the world. The F-14 Tomcat will be removed from service and officially stricken from the inventory in September of 2006. U.S. Navy photo by Photographer's Mate 3rd Class Michael Cole (RELEASED)