John L. Patrick, Jr.
Colonel John L. Patrick, Jr. was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School 24 August 1965. His first duty assignment was as a Scout Platoon Leader, 1st Battalion, 41st Infantry, 2d Armored Division, Fort Hood, Texas. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Company Commander, 1st Battalion, 5th Cavalry, 1st Cavalry Division (TRICAP), Fort Hood, Texas; Assistant G-3 (Training), 1st Cavalry Division (TRICAP), Fort Hood, Texas; Area Commander, Queens Recruiting Area, New York District Recruiting Command, New York, New York; Operations Officer, 2d Battalion, 34th Infantry, 24th Infantry Division (Mechanized), Fort Stewart, Georgia; Chief, Battalion Training Management System and Assistant G-3 (Plans), 24th Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Georgia; Executive Officer, 1st Armored Brigade, 2d Infantry Division, Camp Casey, Korea; Chief, Ground Operations Division, U.S. Forces Korea, Seoul, Korea; Director, Theater Army Personnel Plans and Operations Directorate, 5th Personnel Command, Seoul, Korea; Deputy Senior Army Advisor, North Carolina Army National Guard, Raleigh, North Carolina; and Commander, United Nations Security Forces, Joint Security Area, PanmuNew Jerseyom, Republic of Korea; Inspector General, National Guard of the United States, Headquarters, National Guard Bureau, Department of the Army and the Air Force, The Pentagon, Washington, D.C.