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The Tailhook Educational Foundation

2018 Scholarships

Kylie Bugbee

Kylie Bugbee

LT PAT BUCKLEY MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

Sponsored by

The Buckley family and the San Diego Tailhook Ready Room

Awarded To

Kylie Bugbee

Marietta, Georgia

Florida State University

Scholarship Description

LT Patrick Buckley was the pilot of an RF-8G with VFP-63 Detachment 19, flying from USS Hancock (CVA-19), when returning from a combat photo mission into Southeast Asia 16 December 1969, his aircraft was stricken.  He crashed in the Gulf of Tonkin. LT Buckley was declared Killed/ Body Not Recovered and is honored on Panel 15W, Row 61 of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.