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Master Sgt. Pat McCormick’s extensive military career has provided him with experiences that have encouraged his participation in veteran-centric groups such as the American Legion Riders.

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‘A desire to serve my fellow veterans’

Following his return from basic training, Pat McCormick was approached by a friend’s father (a colonel with the 5th Special Forces Group) with a less than pleasant request — to help stand guard over 20 flag-draped coffins of fallen soldiers.

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