COL Patrick Schuck is a native of Dallas, Texas. He grew up in Southeast Asia living in Indonesia and Thailand for fourteen years before entering the United States Military Academy and commissioning as a Second Lieutenant in the Aviation Branch. His assignments include: Platoon Leader and Battalion S4, 2-1 AVN REGT, Katterbach, Germany; Company Commander, D Co 1-214th AVN REGT, Mannheim, Germany; Assistant Professor of Leadership and Strategic Management at the United States Military Academy; Stability and Transition Team Chief, 1 BCT, 1 CAV DIV, Fort Hood, Texas; Battalion S3 and XO, 2-158th AHB, 16th CAB, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington; Professor of Military Science at Wake Forest University, North Carolina; Battalion Commander, 2-2 AHB, 2nd CAB, Seoul, Korea; and Executive Assistant to the Supreme Allied Commander Europe, SHAPE, Belgium.
COL Schuck’s education includes a Master of Business Administration from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, a Master of Aeronautical Sciences from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, and a Master of Strategic Studies from the United States Army War College. His military education includes the Aviation Officer Basic Course, the Career Course, Intermediate Level Education and Senior Service College as well as Air Assault School, Airborne School, and the Maintenance Test Pilot Course.
COL Schuck has earned awards, decorations, and badges commensurate with his years of service and deployments to Kosovo, Iraq, and Afghanistan.
COL Schuck and his wife have five children.