The Tailhook Educational Foundation
LT PAT BUCKLEY MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
The Buckley family and the San Diego Tailhook Ready Room
Florida State University
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.