Keynote Speaker: Nick Lavery
Nick Lavery is an active duty member of the U.S Army Special Forces, known as the Green Berets.
Lavery was injured in 2013 in Afghanistan when he became the victim of an insider attack which resulted in the loss of his leg. Afterwards, Lavery refused to retire and in 2015 returned to his detachment.
Lavery has received several awards over the years including three purple hearts and is currently serving as a Special Forces Warrant Officer.
All funds raised for Patriot Week will help to maintain and preserve the current Memorial while constructing a new Interactive Memorial, Education Center, and Museum. These funds will also assist in creating connections and networks of support and programs for the Families of our Fallen and will continue to build our unique InnoVets and Veterans Edge Programs, which aid in securing a strong physical and financial future for our returning Veterans.