LTCOL PATRICIA MURRAY
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2010 California Air National Guard Field Grade Officer of the Year
Masters of Science in Military Studies and Operational Art
Member of Board of Directors for Disabled Veterans Charities
Deputy Flight Commander and member of the Board of Directors for the Order of Daedalions.
Patricia has a B.S. in Aeronautical Engineering from California Polytechnic State University and used her scholarship earned as Miss California 1992 to pursue a career in commercial aviation. She was recruited by the California Air National Guard to fly the C-130 J Super Hercules aircraft and she was awarded the top honor of the Commanders Trophy at military pilot training graduation. She was inducted into the Order of Daedalians, a WWII flying organization. She flies as a Lieutenant Colonel and Instructor Pilot for the California Air National Guard in the 115th Airlift Squadron and has flown five tours of duty in the Middle East and has been awarded 3 flying Air Medals. She is currently serving as the Chief of Safety for the 146 Airlift Wing and she was named the 2010 California Air National Guard Field Grade Officer of the Year. She earned her Masters of Science in Military Science and Operational Art. She has flown 13 years as a pilot for American Airlines and resides with her husband Andrew and daughter Carlyn in Redondo Beach, California.