• Born into a distinguished career U.S. Army family
• Daughter of Major General George S. Patton IV
• Granddaughter of Third Army Commander General George S. Patton Jr.
• Granddaughter of General Willard Ames Holbrook Jr.,WWII Commander 11th Armored Division
Helen has dedicated herself to curating her grandfather’s legacy through her own work utilizing resources of The Patton Foundation to fulfill this mission. She is the Vice President of Comite de la Voie de la Liberte. Together with the Benedictine Abbey of Regina Laudis and the French Government, Helen founded the Living Flame Memorial Center in Nehou, France – location of General Patton’s headquarters before the Third Army’s thrust across Europe in WWII. Providing ongoing recognition for Veterans of WWII through speaking engagements at U.S. and European Military and Diplomatic Events, Helen gives speeches at multiple ceremonies in the liberated towns of Normandy, France, each year on the anniversary of the 1944 invasion. She serves as Special Advisor to the United States WWI Centennial Commission. She spearheaded the rivival of the Champagne Bowl, canceled in 1944 due to the Battle of the Bulge. Now named the Remembrance Bowl, it has become an annual event at the June D-Day Commemorations in Normandy. She is Founder of Patton Legacy Sports in honor of her Grandfather’s athleticism and participation in the 1912 Olympics in Stockholm, Sweden. Patton Legacy Sports supports athletes and competitions that honor the men and women who serve.