RAAF base Williamtown farewells the F/A-18 Hornet after more than 30 years of service

Matthew Kelly
By Matthew Kelly
Updated November 29 2021 - 4:28am, first published November 28 2021 - 11:48pm

From the Williamtown Hornet's Nest they have been the front line of Australia's air combat force for more than 30 years.

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Matthew Kelly

Matthew Kelly

Journalist

Matthew Kelly has worked as a journalist for more than 25 years. He has been working as a general reporter at the Newcastle Herald since 2018. In recent years he has reported on subjects including environment, energy, water security, manufacturing and higher education. He has previously covered issues including the health and environmental impacts of uncovered coal wagons in the Hunter Valley, the pollution of legacy of former industrial sites and freedom of information issues.