Patrick McDonald is originally from Chicago, IL and served four years in the U.S. Marine Corps. While in the Marines, Patrick deployed twice to combat operations as a member of Third Light Armored Recon. Patrols, raids, and sweeps were just a few of the duties assigned to Patrick’s platoon. A big inspiration for joining the military was his older brother, who is currently an officer in the military. Working in the media sales industry, Patrick believes that many skills and characteristics that the military instills in an individual will lead to success in your civilian life too.