After seeing this thread and remembering the long, glorious life the F-14 enjoyed serving in the US Navy, I can't help but think about their tragic end. The final cruise, AMARG, and then the, well, you know. It's sad to see one of my favorite liveries the F-14 wore go from this:
I'm a Tomcat fan through and through. I love all four of the teen series and I'm a devout Phantom Phanatic, but the F-14 holds a special place above the rest.