Philomath Man Honored with Bronze Star

pattersonCORVALLIS, Ore. — Six months after his death, Army Specialist Cody Patterson is being honored for his heroism in Afghanistan.

The military honored Patterson with the Bronze Star, an award that recognizes acts of valor and bravery.

The 24-year old from Philomath was killed in October by an improvised explosive device.

He was honored during a combat awards ceremony in Georgia.

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