Patrick J O'Kelley
Patrick O’Kelley is a decorated veteran of the 82nd Airborne Division, the 3rd Ranger Battalion and the 5th Special Forces Group. He served in combat on the island of Grenada and the deserts of Desert Storm, being awarded a Bronze Star and a “V” device for valor for his actions. He retired after serving twenty years in the US Army. He is currently a Junior ROTC instructor in North Carolina, and is married, with three daughters. He has five published books on the Revolutionary War in the Carolinas and he has one published book about his own experiences while in the military.
Awards and Recognition
- Sons of the American Revolution - Bronze Good Citizenship Medal
- Sons of the American Revolution - Silver Good Citizenship Medal