Warrant Officer Thomas was a member of the 1st Battalion, 3rd Special Forces Group. This was his eighth deployment serving his country in the Army as a Green Beret. He was serving in Africa at the time of the accident. The accident is still under investigation.
Warrant Officer Thomas enlisted in 2000 and was a network switching systems operator. In 2008, he joined the 3rd Special Forces Group in Fort Bragg, North Carolina. In 2016, he became a warrant officer.
He was awarded the Meritorious Service Medal and Army Commendation Medal, posthumously, for his work in Niger.
He is survived by his wife and four children, as well as his parents and a brother and a half-sister. He will be greatly missed by his family and all who knew him. His service to our country will never be forgotten.
Branch of Service:
Warrant Officer 1
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Cause of Death:
End of Tour
Thursday, February 2, 2017