ET1 Pat Maccarone is currently serving at Navy Special Warfare Development Group in Virginia Beach, VA. A native of California, Pat is currently seeking his BAS in computer science through ECPI University. After his enlistment in the United Stated Navy in 2009 he received orders to USS Green Bay (LPD-20) where they successfully completed a WESTPAC deployment and a home port shift to Sasebo, Japan. He then transferred to the United States Naval Academy in 2016 where he served under Superintendent VADM Walter E. "Ted" Carter Jr. and helped develop Midshipmen into future leaders in the fleet.
His awards include the Navy Achievement Medal (4 awards), 1 GWOT Expeditionary, 1 GWOT and various other personal, unit and service awards.
Pat's family; parents, brother, sister-in-law, and two nieces still reside in Southern California. His girlfriend Lauren lives in Virginia Beach with him along with their Golden Retriever, Lucy.