Colonel Richard O. "Pat" Patten served on active duty for over 30 years in the Navy, Army and Air Force. He received his bombardier's wings and was commissioned a Second Lieutenant in the Army Air Force at Roswell AFB, New Mexico, in April 1942. He flew 50 missions from Foggia, Italy as a B-17 bombardier in the 353rd Bomb Squadron 301st Bomb Group, Fifteenth Air Force. Colonel Patten was awarded the Silver Star for Gallantry in action on 10 June 1944 during a mission in which his aircraft was damaged and Colonel Patten was severely wounded. On 23 April 1996, he was belatedly awarded a Purple Heart in recognition of wounds received on that mission

Chicago citation style
Department of Defense. American Forces Information Service. Defense Visual Information Center. 1994. Colonel Richard O. "Pat" Patten served on active duty for over 30 years in the Navy, Army and Air Force. He received his bombardier's wings and was commissioned a Second Lieutenant in the Army Air Force at Roswell AFB, New Mexico, in April 1942. He flew 50 missions from Foggia, Italy as a B-17 bombardier in the 353rd Bomb Squadron 301st Bomb Group, Fifteenth Air Force. Colonel Patten was awarded the Silver Star for Gallantry in action on 10 June 1944 during a mission in which his aircraft was damaged and Colonel Patten was severely wounded. On 23 April 1996, he was belatedly awarded a Purple Heart in recognition of wounds received on that mission. 1996-04-23. Retrieved from the Digital Public Library of America, http://catalog.archives.gov/id/6497775. (Accessed October 22, 2018.)
APA citation style
Department of Defense. American Forces Information Service. Defense Visual Information Center. 1994, (1996-04-23) Colonel Richard O. "Pat" Patten served on active duty for over 30 years in the Navy, Army and Air Force. He received his bombardier's wings and was commissioned a Second Lieutenant in the Army Air Force at Roswell AFB, New Mexico, in April 1942. He flew 50 missions from Foggia, Italy as a B-17 bombardier in the 353rd Bomb Squadron 301st Bomb Group, Fifteenth Air Force. Colonel Patten was awarded the Silver Star for Gallantry in action on 10 June 1944 during a mission in which his aircraft was damaged and Colonel Patten was severely wounded. On 23 April 1996, he was belatedly awarded a Purple Heart in recognition of wounds received on that mission. Retrieved from the Digital Public Library of America, http://catalog.archives.gov/id/6497775
MLA citation style
Department of Defense. American Forces Information Service. Defense Visual Information Center. 1994. Retrieved from the Digital Public Library of America <http://catalog.archives.gov/id/6497775>.
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