Patriot Frank Van Hoy is a native of Goldsboro, NC and a graduate of Troy University, Troy, Alabama, with a BS in Social Sciences.
He and his wife Cindy have three children and presently reside in Owings, MD, near the Chesapeake Bay. Major Van Hoy enlisted in the US Army in 1966 and completed military service in 1986 as Curriculum Development Officer at the Defense Intelligence College, Defense Intelligence Agency in Washington DC
He served in Special Forces on his first tour in Vietnam in 1968. He suffered severe wounds in combat against a large enemy force while at a Special Forces team site.
After his recovery in the United States, Van Hoy went to flight school, and during his second combat tour in 1970 he got his second Purple Heart piloting a UH-1 gunship.
Frank joined the National Headquarter Staff of the MOPH in 2007 and as National Service Director is responsible for all aspects of the National Service Program. Patriot Van Hoy is a member of Chapter 2222 in Maryland and, in additional to being National Service Director, is a Member of the National Finance Committee.