PAVE LOW Pilot #222
January 17, 1963 - February 12, 2006
Lt Col Charles Patton “Pat” Nussman, 43, passed away on February 12, 2006 in his home. He is preceded in death by his first wife Sarah, and survived by Children Jesse, Amy, and Joshua; Parents Jesse and Ruth Nussman; Brother Howard Nussman; and Sister Terrie Lyons.
Lt Col Nussman was the commander of the 551st Special Operations Squadron at Kirtland AFB, NM, and veteran of the Persian Gulf War. He was a senior evaluator pilot with over 3,300 hours in the UH-1H, UH-1N, TH-53A, and MH-53J and MH-53M PAVE LOW helicopters.
He is buried at the Barrancas National Cemetery, NAS Pensacola.