"He had a lot of energy. And he was very charismatic."
— Ana Mitchell, sister
White, 30, a graduate of Brigham Young University, was killed when his F/A-18 Hornet was shot down by a U.S. Patriot missile. The Navy lieutenant was assigned to Strike Fighter Squadron One Nine Five, based in Atsugi, Japan, and was deployed with Carrier Air Wing Five aboard the USS Kitty Hawk.