Captain Franklin Hooks, II was flying a training mission in an F/A-18 Hornet when he was reported missing south of the Azores in June 2004. He was a 1997 graduate of the United States Naval Academy. Capt Hooks, IIĀ was honored through the Travis Manion Foundationā€™s Character Does Matter program presented during the USNAā€™s Summer Seminar and USNA STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) Camp for rising 11th graders.

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