Patrick served his country from 2000 till 2011 as Force Recon then as a Marine Raider. He was deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan multiple times and was 29 years of age at the time of his death. He loved what he did and the country he served.
He left behind a wife, brother, mom, dad, grandparents, and cousins who consider him our hero and miss him every day.
Patrick enlisted in 2000 after graduating High School and began his career as a basic Reconnaissance Marine, assigned to 3rd and then 1st Recon Battalions and later became section head of the newly formed MARSOC.
In 2009 he was assigned as an Element Leader for Team 2, Golf Company, 2nd MSOB, Camp Lejeune. He deployed in support of Operations Iraqi Freedom and Enduring Freedom where he made the ultimate sacrifice.
He has a brother Tommy who served in the Navy and is deeply missed.