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The Tailhook Educational Foundation

2017 Scholarships

Madelyn Mahon

Madelyn Mahon

LT STEVE ZILBERMAN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

The Tailhook Association

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Madelyn Mahon

Pensacola, Florida

Scholarship Description

LT Miroslav “Abrek” Zilberman was posthumously awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross for his actions during a 31 March 2010 emergency while flying an E-2C Hawkeye aircraft in the North Arabian Sea. He kept the stricken aircraft stable allowing three other crewmembers to bail out, but time ran out before he could follow.