A Korean War Veteran

Honoring SGT Peter Patete

Remembering the bravery and sacrifice of Sergeant Peter Albert Patete, a Korean War veteran whose legacy inspires us all.

Sergeant Peter Albert Patete, a brave soldier of the 2nd Infantry Division, exemplified courage and sacrifice during the Korean War. At the young age of 20, Sgt. Patete went missing in action in North Korea on November 26, 1950. Despite the passage of time, his memory lives on as a testament to his dedication to his country and fellow soldiers. Sgt. Patete’s unwavering commitment to duty earned him the Purple Heart, a symbol of his valor and selflessness in the face of adversity.

In the heart of Marion County Veterans Park in Ocala stands a poignant tribute to the memory of Sergeant Peter Albert Patete, a distinguished soldier of the Korean War. This solemn plaque serves as a timeless reminder of Sgt. Patete’s unwavering bravery and sacrifice in the face of adversity. Honoring his service with the 2nd Infantry Division and his ultimate sacrifice in North Korea on November 26, 1950, the plaque stands as a symbol of gratitude and remembrance for generations to come. Visitors to the park are invited to pay their respects and reflect on the profound legacy of Sgt. Patete and all those who have served our nation with honor and valor.

Join Us in Honoring Our Veterans

We invite you to join us in honoring the brave men and women who have served our nation by supporting future projects at Marion County Veterans Park. Your generous donations play a crucial role in funding initiatives that commemorate the sacrifices of our veterans and ensure their legacy endures for generations to come. With your help, we can continue to enhance the park, establish new monuments, and expand educational programs that honor the valor and resilience of our military heroes. Every contribution, no matter the size, makes a meaningful difference in our mission to honor and remember those who have served our country. Join us today in paying tribute to our veterans and preserving their memory for future generations. Donate now and leave a lasting legacy of gratitude and remembrance at Marion County Veterans Park.