Ded­i­cated & Ex­cel­lent Ser­vice

Knives Illustrated - - Outside The Wire -

You don’t do any­thing for two decades un­less you’re out­stand­ing. Such is the case for Tom, who is a re­tired Spe­cial Op­er­a­tions vet­eran.

Tom en­listed in the Army in 1988 and was de­ployed to Desert Storm in 1990 and ‘91.

“It was kind of a shock see­ing the world and go­ing into com­bat against some­one like Sadaam Hus­sein as a 19-year-old, fresh out of high school,” he says.

Later, Tom be­came a mem­ber of the 75th Ranger reg­i­ment and was in the 1st Ranger Bat­tal­ion for sev­eral years, be­fore mov­ing to their Central Head­quar­ters from 1992 to 2003. Af­ter which he spent the rest of his time in the Unit be­fore he re­tired in 2008.

Tom is cur­rently the pres­i­dent of Ea­gles and An­gels Limited, a men’s fash­ion com­pany that cre­ates fash­ion­able ac­ces­sories us­ing mil­i­tary uni­forms of those who’ve served.

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