CLINTON J. FARMER, LCDR, USN

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Clinton Farmer '66

Date of birth: August 4, 1943

Date of death: June 15, 1978

Age: 34

Lucky Bag

From the 1966 Lucky Bag:


Loss

Clint was lost when his T-38 crashed on June 15, 1978 while operating out of NAS Patuxent River, MD. He was a member of the Naval Test Pilot School, though it's unclear if he was an instructor or student. He is buried in New Hampshire.

Honors

A theater was named for Clint at the Naval Air Test and Evaluation Museum. (The museum has since been renamed.)

Related Articles

Kevin Clancy '66 was also in 5th Company.


Class of 1966

Clinton is one of 36 members of the Class of 1966 in Memorial Hall.