Patterson, Clifford L., Jr., MAJ

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Last Rank
Major
Last Service Branch
Infantry
Last Primary MOS
11A-Infantry Officer
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Officer)
Primary Unit
1999-2001, Department of the Army (DA)
Service Years
1991 - 2001

Infantry


Ranger
Major


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Home State
District Of Columbia
Year of Birth
1968
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Arlington, VA
Last Address
Washington

Casualty Date
Sep 11, 2001
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Terrorist Attack
Location
Virginia
Conflict
Terrorist Attack on the Pentagon
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

Infantry Shoulder Cord Army Staff Identification


 Unofficial Badges 

Order of The Spur


 Military Association Memberships
September 11, 2001 Fallen
  2017, September 11, 2001 Fallen [Verified]

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 Ribbon Bar

Expert Infantryman
Parachutist (Basic)Pathfinder BadgeAir Assault Badge

 
 Unit Assignments
Pathfinder SchoolArmy Ranger School1st Squadron, 9th Cavalry Regiment (Air Cavalry) 1st Cavalry Division
Air Assault School1st Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment 101st Airborne Division U.S. Army
Department of the Army (DA)
  1991-1991, Pathfinder School
  1991-1991, Basic Airborne Course (BAC) Airborne School
  1992-1992, Army Ranger School
  1992-1995, 1st Squadron, 9th Cavalry Regiment (Air Cavalry)
  1992-1995, HHC, 1st Cavalry Division
  1996-1996, Air Assault School
  1996-1997, C Company, 1st Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment
  1996-1999, 101st Airborne Division
  1998-1999, HHC, 1st Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment
  1999-1999, Planning, Programming, Budgeting and Execution System Course
  1999-1999, Combined Arms Services and Staff School (CAS3)
  1999-2000, Resource Management Budget Course
  1999-2001, Department of the Army (DA)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1992-1992 Training Exercise - Intrinsic Action I
  2001-2001 Terrorist Attack on the Pentagon
 Colleges Attended 
Howard University
  1987-1991, Howard University
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Major Clifford L. Patterson, Jr. graduated from St. John’s College High School in 1986. In 1991 he graduated from Howard University as a Distinguished Military Graduate. He received a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance and was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in the Infantry Corps.

His military schools include Infantry Officer’s Basic and Advanced Course, Airborne and Air Assault Schools, Ranger School, Pathfinder Course, Scout Platoon Leader’s Course, the Bradley Commander’s Course, Combined Arms and Service Staff School, Planning Programming Budgeting & Execution System Course, Resource Management Budget Course, and Professional Resource Management Course.

His military assignments include: Bradley Platoon Leader, Scout Platoon Leader, and Company Executive Officer for 1st Battalion, 9th Cavalry, Fort Hood, Texas; Battalion S-4, Commander, Charlie Company and Commander, Headquarters Company 1st Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment, Fort Campbell, Kentucky; and Budget Officer, Resource Management Division- Washington, Pentagon.

His awards and decorations include: the Legion of Merit, Purple Heart, Meritorious Service Medal, Army Staff Badge, Army Commendation Medal, Army Achievement Medal with two Oak Leaf Clusters, Southwest Asia Service Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Expert Infantryman Badge, Pathfinder Badge, Parachutist and Air Assault Badges and the Ranger Tab.

Major Patterson, a native of Washington, DC, was married to CPT (P) Tamatha Patterson. They have two sons, Clifford L. Patterson III, 6, and Benjamin Cody Patterson, 2.
   
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