• Bobby J. Patterson has been promoted to the rank of specialist in the U.S. Army.
Patterson is a cavalry scout assigned to the 1st Squadron, 7th Cavalry at Fort Hood, Texas. He has served in the military for two years.
He is the son of Jake L. Patterson, Morrison, and Mary J. Patterson, Olathe, Colo.
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