Veteran’s Showcase: Patrick Vesey loves country living

Patrick Vesey
Veteran Patrick Vesey is best known in Anza for his Ranch 24/7 postings about rural life on social media. Anza Valley Outlook/Courtesy photo
Best known for his social media presence as the enthusiastic country living educator on his Ranch 24/7 Facebook page, Army veteran Patrick Vesey is a household name in the Anza Valley. He enjoys sharing his knowledge and experiences with others, from living with Great Pyrenees livestock guardian dogs to making whiskey. Most people are not aware that he is a veteran, having served in the Army’s 3rd Battalion, 7th Infantry Regiment from 1988 to 1992. Nicknamed the Cottonbalers, this regiment was constituted Jan. 11, 1812, in the regular Army as a company of the 8th Infantry and has a long history, including campaigns in conflicts from the War of 1812, the Mexican War, the Civil War, World War I and World War II and the Vietnam War, among others. Vesey was trained and worked as a d
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