Raised in foster care, Patrick Penn overcame the tragedy of abuse and neglect to become a proud family man with a distinguished record of service to our country.
Growing up, he learned the importance of faith, family, and hard work. Patrick joined the United States Army upon graduating high school, where he served admirably in the war on terror in Iraq and Afghanistan on multiple tours of duty, including Operation Iraqi Freedom, Operation Enduring Freedom, and Operation Inherent Resolve. Highly decorated, he received the Meritorious Service Medal and the Combat Action Badge, before retiring at the rank of
Captain in 2017.
While serving his country, Patrick graduated from Colorado State University with a degree in Criminology and earned his Masters Degree in Applied Information Technology from the George Mason University Volgenau School of Engineering. Continuing his commitment to our nation, Patrick put his 20 years of service and education to work for Textron Aviation Defense in Wichita as a Program Manager, leading the $14.5m T-6 Trainer upgrade project for the Department of Defense. A Christian Conservative, Patrick is a Sunday school teacher and volunteers atCentral Christian Church, and his children attended Central Christian Academy.Patrick Penn is a dedicated husband to Talia, and father to Jaden, Josiah, Amariah, and Gabriella. His family is proud to call northeast Wichita home.
A new Generation of Republican
Patrick Penn's Powerful Pro-Life Speech to the Kansas Legislature.