Patrick Turley with daughter Taylor
Patrick Turley served for five years with the U.S. Marine Corps. He served in Iraq, rose to the rank of sergeant and separated from service in 2006.
He resides in Jacksonville, Florida with his daughter Taylor and having turned his attention to fiction is currently working on a novel.
Welcome to Hell: Three and a Half Months of Marine Corps Boot Camp
Patrick Turley captures it perfectly and former Marine John Patrick Shanley said it only the way a Pulitzer Prize winning author could: “It’s great to have gone to Marine Corps boot camp. It’s terrible to be in Marine Corps boot camp. It’s fun to read about Marine Corps boot camp.”