Born on Janauary 25, 1971, he was one of twenty-eight soldier who were killed when an Iraqi Scud missile hit the mess hall where they were having dinner. At the time, February 25, 1991, he was serving in Operation Desert Storm.
He is buried in Section 60 of Arlington National Cemetery.
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.
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