February 2, 2017
BORN: May 25, 1981
HOMETOWN: Woodward, OK
ENTERED SERVICE: July 2000
UNITS: 1st Bn., 3rd SFG (A).
MILITARY TRAINING: Airborne Course,Special Forces Qualification Course; Warrant Officer Basic Course, and the Special Forces Warrant Officer Technical and Tactical Certification Course.
DEPLOYMENTS: Iraq (1); Afghanistan (6); Niger (1).
AWARDS AND DECORATIONS: Bronze Stars (2), Meritorious Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal (4), Army Achievement Medal (5), Good Conduct Medals (4)
SURVIVED BY: Wife Tara, children Cheyenne, Taylor, Gavin, and Natylyn, parents David and Dusty Thomas, brother Michael, and half-sister Kristy.
CW1 Thomas as tragically taken from us in a vehicle accident while deployed to Niger, Africa.
Special Forces Assistant Detachment Commander