The Tailhook Educational Foundation
RADM THOMAS F. BROWN III SCHOLARSHIP
The Bay Area Tailhook Ready Room
This award is made in the name of RADM Thomas F. Brown III, USN(Ret), whose 31-year career included 5,000 flight hours, 1,017 carrier landings and 343 Vietnam missions. Among units commanded were USS Midway (CV-41) and Carrier Groups One and Five. His degrees from Mt. St. Mary’s, U.C. Berkeley and the National War College and his ongoing second career as a middle school teacher and administrator underscore his lifelong commitment to education. Tom served as Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Tailhook Association 1996–2000 and was instrumental in re-establishing strong links with the Navy.