RTHS grad Patterson’s Navy deployment comes to an end

Vicki Snyder-Chura
Posted 2/11/22

Deployment has come to an end for Alex Patterson, a Rochelle Township High School 2017 grad.

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RTHS grad Patterson’s Navy deployment comes to an end

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ROCHELLE — Alex Patterson joined the Navy to see the world.

Deployment has come to an end for Patterson, a Rochelle Township High School 2017 grad. He wrote, “So many great memories and friends have been made over these eight months.”

Patterson’s deployment included two visits to Guam, one visit to Japan, two hours of helicopter flight time, 30 minutes of driving the ship, 275 days at sea in 2021, thousands of man hours and finishing his sixth and final trip to Hawaii.