SPC Christopher A. Patterson
United States Army

81st Troop Command, 713th Engineers

APR 17, 1991 – JAN 6, 2012 | Kandahar Province, Afghanistan

Hometown: North Aurora, IL

SPC Christopher Patterson was a lover of the Performing Arts. From an early age he loved to perform. While studying music at Valparaiso University, he served his country in the Indiana National Guard. Chris chose to deploy with his unit and put his studies on hold. His family has started the Christopher Patterson Memorial Foundation to support students in the Performing Arts.

Chris Patterson Memorial Foundation - North Aurora, IL

Dog Tag Legacy Fund is proud have worked with Chris’s family to create a nonprofit organization that honors his legacy and bears his name, the Chris Patterson Memorial Foundation. The Patterson's Foundation supports high school performing arts programs and students who participate in them.