August 22, 2012

Patrick Feeks

Special Warfare Operator Petty Officer 1st Class Patrick D. Feeks, age 28, of Edgewater, Maryland, died on August 16, 2012, in a helicopter crash northeast of Kandahar, Afghanistan.

Patrick was assigned to a West Coast-based naval special warfare unit.

Patrick enlisted in the Navy in March of 2006, and had served with Seal Team Three since May of 2008.

He had previously deployed to Iraq in 2008 and 2010.  He deployed to Afghanistan in December of 2011.
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His awards and decorations include the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal.

Family members stated that it was always Patrick's dream to be a Navy Seal and that he was proud of his service.  

Friends describe him as selfless and driven, with a zest for life.

Patrick is survived by many loving friends and relatives, including his parents, Thomas and Virginia; and his wife, Emily.

Let us pray that Patrick Feeks is in heaven. Let us pray that he is at peace and is with God. Amen.

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