Lt. Colonel Patricia Murray has served her country as a pilot flying the C130J Hercules transport aircraft in the California Air National Guard for 18 years. Her Military Unit is 115th Airlift Squadron of the 146th Airlift Wing. As a 1987 graduate of Agoura High School, she has been deployed six times to serve in Iraq, Africa and Afghanistan. Lt. Colonel Murray participated as a Pilot in the Modular Airborne Firefighting Systems (MAFFS) program; has been a Flight Captain of the Order of Daedalians-Flight 7; a Pilot for American Airlines; and Miss California 1992 (Miss America Scholarship Program).
She has received honors for the 2010 California ANG Field Grade Officer of the Year; 5 Flying Air Medals and the 2014 Outstanding Unit Award. She has been recognized by her sister, the Vice Chair of the City of Agoura Hills Planning Commission, Linda Northrup.