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The Tailhook Educational Foundation

2018 Scholarships

Emily Palm

Emily Palm

MR. ANDREW “BAGHDAD” BAHJAT SCHOLARSHIP

Sponsored by

The Family and Friends

Awarded To

Emily Palm

Westby, Wisconsin

Christendom College

Scholarship Description

This award is made in the name of Andrew “Baghdad” Bahjat, a career civil servant, Naval and British historian and Naval Aviation enthusiast.  He served as the Adversary Requirements Officer for the Chief of Naval Operations where he was instrumental in bringing F-16’s to Fallon, NV and Strategic Planner for the Navy International Program Office where he helped Australia acquire the EA-18 Growler.  He authored “Chronology of the Cold War at Sea, 1945-1991”.  This scholarship is awarded in memory of his passion, love, and unyielding support of Naval Aviation.