Dunn, Patrick S., CDR

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Last Rank
Last Primary NEC
111X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Surface Warfare
Last Rating/NEC Group
Line Officer
Primary Unit
2000-2001, 111X, Pentagon Navy Command Center (NCC), CNO - OPNAV
Service Years
1985 - 2001

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Home State
New Jersey
New Jersey
Year of Birth
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Newark, NJ
Last Address
Springfield, Virginia

Casualty Date
Sep 11, 2001
Hostile, Died
Intentional Homicide
Terrorist Attack on the Pentagon
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Section 64 Site 4764

 Official Badges 

 Unofficial Badges 

 Military Associations and Other Affiliations
September 11, 2001 FallenUnited States Navy Memorial
  2014, September 11, 2001 Fallen [Verified]
  2014, United States Navy Memorial - Assoc. Page

 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

On the morning of September 11, CDR Patrick Dunn was the watch commander of the Navy Command Center on the first floor, in the D ring of the Pentagon. Personnel in the Center were aware of the terrorist attacks in New York and were monitoring developments along with other situations around the world.

At 9:38 am, terrorists crashed a Boeing 757 into the Pentagon. The plane slid directly through the Navy Command Center, killing twenty-nine of the thirty people working in the facility. CDR Dunn was among those who perished.

CDR Dunn was a devoted naval officer.  Having come from a family of Navy Veterans, he knew what it meant to put country before self.  His success in the Navy had a lot to do with his dedication to his country and his assigements.  He had an incredible ability to make everyone love the Navy.  

Commander Dunn is survived by his wife, Stephanie Dunn and their unborn child.

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Surface Warfare Officer Badge

 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
Surface Warfare Division Officers Course , Surface Warfare Officers School Command (SWOSU)USS Inchon (LPH-12)COMCARGRU 8, COMNAVAIRLANTUSS La Salle (LPD-3)
Pentagon Navy Command Center (NCC), CNO - OPNAV
  1985-1986, 111X, SWO Division Officer Course
  1986-1989, 111X, USS Inchon (LPH-12)
  1999-2001, USS La Salle (LPD-3)
  2000-2001, 111X, Pentagon Navy Command Center (NCC), CNO - OPNAV
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1990-1991 Gulf War/Defense of Saudi Arabia Campaign/Operation Desert Shield
  2001-2001 Terrorist Attack on the Pentagon
 Colleges Attended 
Naval Academy Preparatory SchoolUnited States Naval Academy
  1980-1981, Naval Academy Preparatory School
  1981-1985, United States Naval Academy1
 Other News, Events and Photographs
  Sep 11, 2011, Biography
  Sep 08, 2014, General Photos3
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