Tommy is a Christian Conservative and a total believer in the “republic” of the United States of America, one nation under God. He stands for the pledge of allegiance and the national anthem. Tommy is not a politician and doesn’t want to be called one. He was born in the great state of Tennessee and wants to keep it great. Tommy is fed up with liberal status quo politicians. He believes that our nation has been taken over by EVIL, the atheist, gays, transvestites, liberals, Muslims, drug lords/dealers, illegals, corrupt politicians in the democratic party and democrat rhinos in the republican party.
Tommy is a God fearing, Jesus died on the cross to save us all believer and won’t alter his beliefs. He has many testimonies to share.
Tommy’s first job was delivering newspapers door-to-door on his bicycle for the Nashville Tennessean/Banner after High School and on weekends. He later worked for a gas station pumping gas in Auto’s and was also required to wash windshields/headlights check the tire air pressure, the oil and other fluids, fan belts and wiper blades. He also had a job working at a local grocery bagging groceries and stocking shelves.
He was taught by his parents to be polite, saying “yes sir,no sir”, “yes maam, no maam” and say thank you to his elders.
At the age of 18, Tommy joined the Army and 6 months later was on the ground in Vietnam at the age of 19 which turned into a military career with 27 plus years in service.
Tommy spent 1 and 1/2 years in Quinhon Vietnam and 1 year in Danang Vietnam, 3 years in Hanau Germany, 3 years in Anchorage, Alaska and numerous stateside duty stations. He also worked as a civilian contractor in Dahran, Saudi Arabia supporting the troops during “Operation Desert Storm” and also as a contractor in Mosul, Baghdad and Tikrit during “Operation Iraqi Freedom”.
In addition to Tommy’s 28 plus years in military service, his dad was a WWII Veteran serving 3 years in France. His son has over 20 years service and still on active duty and served a tour in Afghanistan. His son-in-law is retired with over 22 years service and served in “Desert Storm”, Iraq and Afghanistan with the 82nd Airborne.
Tommy’s daughter and daughter-in-law served a tour in the Army and his oldest grandson is now serving with over 2 years service. His immediate family has a combined total of 80 plus years serving our nation.
Tommy is school trained with the military in the Admin, logistics, and heavy equipment operator fields. He also has training in first aid, weapons, race relations, NBC (Nuclear Biological Chemical), vehicle maintenance and numerous other military areas of expertise.
Tommy is a graduate of Shelbyville Central High School and attended numerous courses at Austin Peay University in the Admin field. He holds a Tennessee State Real Estate License currently in retirement status and graduated from numerous Real Estate courses.
Tommy has a son and daughter, one grand daughter and five grandsons. Tommy’s mother was a LPN licensed practical nurse with the Bedford county hospital and his grand father was a retired fireman with the Shelbyville fire department and later worked for the Shelbyville police department.
TOMMY’S 2 favorite Bible verses are:
John 3:16 (KJV)
For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son,
that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.
2 Chronicles 7:14 (KJV)
If my people, which are called by my name, shall humble themselves, and pray, and seek my face,
and turn from their wicked ways; then will I hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin, and will heal their land.