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An Award

Patrick Tinneny

Photo: Courtesy Department of the Army. 

Patrick Tinneny recently received the Army Achievement Medal from Colonel Strickland the Commander of the 4th Combat Training Brigade at Fort Jackson, South Carolina.  Pat, a civil service employee on the Fort, is a heavy equipment operator.  He was presented the medal for going far above and beyond what was expected on a critical base project.  No stranger to the military, Pat served 4 years in the United States Marine Corps and was a member of the Security Forces aboard the aircraft carriers AMERICA and SARATOGA.  

Pat is the son of Rich & Lee Tinneny of Columbia, SC and the great-great grandson of Yankee Pat Tinneny of Goladuff, County Fermanagh, Ireland and Philadelphia.

Updated September 13, 2021
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