Mar. 28, 2019–John Kilpatrick / Founder, Veterans Recovery Resources

John F. Kilpatrick, Founder & Executive Director, Veterans Recovery Resources

LTC John Kilpatrick is the Founder and Executive Director of Veterans Recovery Resources, a “by Veteran, for Veteran” non-profit serving Veterans, families, caregivers and survivors in southwest Alabama. He was appointed to serve on the Alabama Task Force on Veterans and Opioids in August 2018. John has over 33 years’ reserve military service including 12 years as an intelligence analyst in the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve and over 21 years as a Medical Service Corps Officer in the U.S. Army Reserve. He is a combat Veteran of Operation Desert Shield/Desert Storm, Kosovo, and Kuwait in support of Operation Enduring Freedom and served an 18-month tour at the Pentagon in the Office of the Surgeon General. John earned a B.A. from Spring Hill College in 1994 and his master’s in social work at the University of Alabama, School of Social Work in May 2018. He lives in Mobile with his wife Laurie and their three children, Owen, Henry and Kate.