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 June 24, 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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