From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Jonas Panik '97

Date of birth: November 1, 1974

Date of death: September 11, 2001

Age: 26

Lucky Bag

From the 1997 Lucky Bag:


From the Naval Academy Alumni Association's 9/11 page:

Lieutenant Panik was born in States College, PA, and was active in his community and varsity sports at Bellefonte High School. Lieutenant Panik was commissioned as an Ensign with the Class of 1997 with a bachelor’s degree with a major in history. Lieutenant Panik attended Naval Intelligence Officer’s Basic Course in Virginia Beach, VA, and then was stationed in Whidbey Island, WA, on Patrol Squadron 46. He and his wife had recently moved back to the East Coast for a new assignment as part of the staff of the Chief of Naval Operations Intelligence Plot. He was selected to be a Flag Intelligence Briefer. Lieutenant Panik was working in the Pentagon on 11 September.

Class of 1997

Jonas is one of 5 members of the Class of 1997 on Virtual Memorial Hall.