Biographies 

   

 Patrick J. Mobley

Hank Kwiatkowski

 

 

Correspondant National (Patrick Mobley)

Born and raised in Indianapolis Indiana; upon graduating from John Marshall High School, Mobley enlisted in the U.S. Navy. During his 20-year career, he served on various ships and shore commands, deploying to the Persian Gulf during Operation Desert Shield/Storm. When not assigned to sea duty, he served as a Navy Instructor, curriculum developer, and qualified as a Navy Master Training Specialist. Chief Petty Officer Mobley is authorized to wear the Enlisted Surface Warfare Specialist insignia, the Navy Commendation Medal, the Navy Achievement Medal, the Combat Action Ribbon, as well as a number of other individual and unit awards.

Since transitioning from the military he has worked as a defense contractor, in the manufacturing industry and most significantly, in human services.  His experience in workforce development ranges from direct client services; serving veterans on the local level, to state-wide program management of federal benefits for dislocated workers.  He specialized in assisting veteran job seekers with significant barriers to employment and is a certified through the National Institute of Corrections as an Offender Workforce Development Specialist (OWDS).

He is active in the veteran community serving in local leadership positions in a number of veterans’ service organizatations including the American Legion, the Veterans of Foreign Wars and Amvets.

He has been married to the former Susan Dawson of Springfield MO, since 1985, they have one adult son. In his spare time he enjoys woodworking, golf, hiking in Indiana’s State Parks and spending time with his extended family.

Member of:

  •   La Société des Quarante Hommes et Huit Chevaux  V1390
  •   American Legion Post 331 
  •   AMVETS Post 99
  •   DAV Ch. 52
  •   VFW Post 6128
  •   Fleet Reserve Association
  •   American Military Retirees Association
  •   Wounded Warrior Project

 

 

 

 

Avocat National (Hank Kwiatkowski)

Kwiatkowski served as a Captain in the United States Army/Airborne.  He worked in the aerospace and manufacturing industry as a manager and executive and later founded his own automotive business from which he is now retired.  He and his wife, Sharon, today reside in Lake Bistineau near Doyline, LA.  They have two children and three grandchildren.

A member of The Forty & Eight for 25 years, Kwiatkowski serves as Grande Correspondant (State Adjutant) for Forty & Eight’s Grande du Louisiana.  He held several national positions with the Forty & Eight prior to becoming its national commander.  Kwiatkowski is also an officer in The American Legion, Department of Louisiana (40 year member), and a member of Mensa.

 

  

 

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