The Tailhook Educational Foundation
LCDR HARRY AND STACY SKIRM; DEFYING THE ODDS SCHOLARSHIP
Harry and Stacy Skirm
Corpus Christi, Texas
United States Naval Academy, Annapolis
Harry began in Naval Aviation in 1976 after graduating from the University of South Carolina with a degree in mathematics. He served with the VA-93 Ravens, flying the A-7 Corsair II on board USS Midway (CV-41) and later with VX-5, China Lake, California, where we met his wife and co-sponsor, Stacy, as a school teacher and advocate for higher education. Believing Naval Aviation offers unique opportunities, this ‘Defying the Odds” scholarship is dedicated to female college students pursuing a Science, Technology, Engineering or Math (STEM) education who endeavor to have a career in aviation.