Craig Technologies is a nationwide technology firm that delivers award winning engineering and technical solutions to both commercial and government clients. Founded in 1999 by CEO, Carol Craig
This award is presented on behalf of the men and women of the Boeing Company, whose combined efforts contribute daily to the effectiveness of Naval Carrier Aviation. Customer service and company products, especially the many aircraft, missiles and integrated systems, support Naval Carrier Aviation as they enhance the effectiveness and the proud traditions of the Tailhook service.
Northrop Grumman is a leading global security company providing innovative systems, products and solutions to government and commercial customers worldwide, offering an extraordinary portfolio of capabilities and technologies for applications from undersea to outer space and into cyberspace.
This Lockheed Martin sponsored scholarship is dedicated to VADM John “Jack” Ready whose 30+ years of Naval service included commanding the U.S. Naval Test Pilot School, the Navy Fighter Weapons School ("Top Gun"), USS Ashtabula, USS Saratoga, and, as Commander, Naval Air Forces Atlantic Fleet, serving during the first Gulf War. He accumulated over 6,800 hours in 84 types of aircraft, with over 1,100 arrested carrier landings. Upon retirement from the Navy as a Vice Admiral, Jack Ready became Director of Navy Programs and Joint Strike Fighter at the Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company. As a global security, innovation, and aerospace company, the majority of Lockheed Martin's business is with the U.S. Department of Defense and U.S. Federal government agencies. In addition, Sikorsky (a Lockheed Martin Company) provides military and rotary-wing aircraft to all five branches of the U.S. armed forces along with military services and commercial operators in 40 nations.
This scholarship is dedicated to the men with 1,000 or more “traps”. These men have spent many months at sea, guarding the world sea lanes, fighting for, defending, and winning our freedoms. They have also spent many hours working the flight schedule and the ship’s air-plan in their favor…
Raytheon Company was founded in 1922 in Cambridge, Massachusetts. In the more than 90 years since its founding, Raytheon Company has introduced numerous major technological advancements which have changed the course of American culture and world history. Among these innovations are the first commercial microwave ovens, the fathometer depth sounder, the mass production of magnetron tubes, early shipboard radar, the first successful missile guidance system, a space communications system, mobile radio telephones and the first combat-proven air defense missile system.
This award is made in the name of Capt Augustus E. Brewer, USMC, who served with distinction during the 1950s and 1960s as a fighter pilot in the western Pacific. He also served as a flight instructor and Marine Air group staff officer. As a civilian, Capt Brewer resided in San Diego, California, where he volunteered as the squadron historian for VMFA-323. He died in May 2000.
This scholarship is awarded in honor of the sacrifice, dedication and devotion of all Navy wives and in memory of former Navy wife Annette S. Huene, who passed away 27 April 2007.