Patricia Wolfe

Rear Admiral Supply Corps, US Navy


RADM Patricia Wolfe retired from the US Navy in 2013 following a 32-year career as a Supply Corps Officer specializing in expeditionary logistics. She was born and raised in northern New Jersey and is a 1981 graduate of Villanova University. She received her commission in the United States Navy through the Villanova Navy Reserve Officer Training Corps Program. She holds a Master of Business Administration from Brenau UniversityRADM Wolfe’s accomplishments included a number of first assignments that help break the gender barrier for women in the Navy, including duty at sea in 1982 aboard the USS Piedmont (AD 17) and command assignment as the first female Commanding Officer of a Navy Cargo Handling Battalion in 1994. She was promoted to Rear Admiral in 2007 and served in flag officer positions in the US Pacific Fleet, as Commander of the Navy Expeditionary Logistics Support Group and in multiple Executive capacities at the Defense Logistics Agency.

Patty currently serves as the Chair of the Northeast Florida Women Veterans Board of Directors, as a Trustee for Brenau University and is on the Board of Directors for the and the Navy Supply Corps Foundation. Her post-Navy retirement activities include small business consulting, non-profit work and travel.