Patrick H. Brady
By Donavon Valentine
Major, US ARMY
Vietnam War - Near Chu Lai, South Vietnam - January 1968
Medal of Honor Recipient Biography
Patrick H. Brady attended college at Seattle University where he received his first experience in the service participating in the college's ROTC program. Brady did not enjoy the program offered at his school and was eventually kicked out of the program all together.
Brady realized that he would like to serve his country as an Officer in the Army and re-enrolled in the ROTC program offered through his college. Following his graduation from the ROTC program he was commissioned in the Medical Service Corps and sent off to serve in Vietnam.