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The Tailhook Educational Foundation

2017 Scholarships

Nicholas Romano

Nicholas Romano

Captain AUGUSTUS E. “GUS” BREWER, USMC MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

Jon R. Winthrop, President and CEO, The Air Group, Inc., Van Nuys, California

Sponsored by

Awarded To

Nicholas Romano

Yardley, Pennsylvania

Scholarship Description

This award is made in the name of Capt Augustus E. Brewer, USMC, who served with distinction during the 1950s and 1960s as a fighter pilot in the western Pacific. He also served as a flight instructor and Marine Air group staff officer. As a civilian, Capt Brewer resided in San Diego, California, where he volunteered as the squadron historian for VMFA-323. He died in May 2000.