Patrick Schmidt is a 6th generation Kansan, son of two elementary school teachers, and a Lieutenant in the US Naval Reserves. After commissioning as an Intelligence Officer Patrick served four and half years on active duty. He deployed as a Fleet Intelligence Watch Officer onboard the USS RONALD REAGAN and as a targeting analyst with Joint Special Operations Task Force Arabian Peninsula. While stationed in Washington D.C. at the Office of Naval Intelligence Patrick witnessed the January 6th attack on the Capitol. He is running to provide hard-working Kansans leadership in Washington that will honor their oath to support and defend the Constitution.