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Lt Col Patrick Kriz

Instructor (International Affairs)


Contact Information:
Office Location: Lincoln Hall 218
Phone: 845.938.3486

LtCol Patrick Kriz is an instructor in the Department of Social Sciences at the United States Military Academy at West Point. Patrick commissioned in the United States Air Force and was selected to attend Joint Specialized Undergraduate Navigator Training.  After earning his wings, he became an Electronic Warfare Officer, flying on the RC-135V/W. Patrick has served in a variety of positions with the 38th Reconnaissance Squadron and the 338th Combat Training Squadron, both at Offutt AFB, NE.  During this time, he amassed 2,300 flight hours, including over 1,500 combat hours.  He was then a T-1A flight instructor at Naval Air Station Pensacola, where he taught at the Air Force’s on Combat System Officer schoolhouse. He currently teaches SS307: Introduction to International Relations.