Jared Patterson

U.S. Air Force


Jared Patterson is a U.S. Air Force Officer and combat veteran serving on Capitol Hill in the Office of Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler. A distinguished graduate of the U.S. Air Force Weapons School, he most recently served as the Senior Executive Officer to the 2nd Bomb Wing Commander at Barksdale Air Force Base. In this position, Jared assisted the commander of Air Force Global Strike Command’s largest installation in providing for the health and welfare of more than 9,100 military and civilian personnel, 5,800 family members, and 25,000 retirees. As a B-52 Weapons Officer, he has deployed four times, supporting conventional operations in the Pacific, Europe, Africa, and the Middle East. Jared earned his Master’s degree in Administration from Central Michigan University and his Bachelor’s degree in International Relations from Michigan State University.(This bio is current to when the participant joined FDD’s National Security Alumni Network.)

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