"They wouldn't call it team WORK if it were easy, people."
―Lieutenant Colonel Patrick Steele (from Aliens: Infestation)

Lieutenant Colonel Patrick Steele, nicknamed "Stainless", was a member of the United States Colonial Marine Corps. He was commanding the 2nd Battalion, 9th Regiment of the USS Sephora during the investigation of the USS Sulaco in 2179.[1]


Patrick Steele came from a career military family for five generations. In 2148, he graduated from the Norwich University, VT, United Americas and was commissionned a Second Lieutenant the same year. In 2151, he was put in command of the 2nd Platoon, A Company, 1st Battalion, 2nd Regiment during the Helene 215 Uprising where he received the Purple Heart for wounds received during the fight. Between 2162 and 2165, during the Tientsin Campaign, he was promoted Captain and put in command of the 14th Marine Assault Unit. In 2174 he was sent to Linna 349 where he served for two tours until he was promoted to Lieutenant Colonel in 2175 and assigned as Commanding Officer of the 2nd Battalion, 9th Regiment.[1]

In 2179 he participated to the investigation of the USS Sulaco commanding his men, from the initial sweeping of the Sulaco to the mission on Weyland-Yutani's base on Phobos and the apparent destruction of the Sulaco. His wherabout after that are unknown.[1]

Personality & Traits[]

Steele is highly respected by his soldiers, as he would never ask them something to which he is not already prepared. He is a soldier at heart and is very caring towards his men.[1]