His private monument in Section 8 of Arlington National Cemetery reads:
“Jet fighter pilot
Distinguished Flying Cross – Vietnam
You will always be the wind beneath our wings
March 16, 1938 – September 26, 1992
Updated: 21 June 1999 – Updated: 21 August 2003 Updated: 6 January 2007
Michael Robert Patterson was born in Arlington and is the son of a former officer of the US Army. So it was no wonder that sooner or later his interests drew him to American history and especially to American military history. Many of his articles can be found on renowned portals like the New York Times, Washingtonpost or Wikipedia.
Reviewed by: Michael Howard