SGM (Ret) Hubert Thomas & Mrs. Mary Thomas

Hubert Sumner Thomas was born on April 10, 1929.  Hubert Thomas joined the US Army at the age of 18.  He served more then 30 years and retired at the rank of SGM (E9).  He would see combat in Korea from 1951-1952 and again in Vietnam from 1963-1964.  Several of the units he served with over his 30 years of service were the 101st 76th AAA AWSP BTN Aviation, Davidson US Army Airfield and the G1 HQ MD in Washington.  Hubert Sumner Thomas met Mary Elizabeth in Church in 1944 in Mobile Alabama.  They were married on July 27, 1949.  Together they have two children, Regina Medeiros (62) and Hubert S. (Chip) Thomas, Jr (57).  After serving the US Army SGM Thomas worked for the Retirement Services on Ft. Campbell, Kentucky.  One memory that SGM Thomas has is when a a MSG came through retirement out processing at Ft. Campbell and told SGT Thomas, “While I was SGM I forced him to go to rehab.  He told me I saved his life, his family and his marriage.  That memory ment more to me then any other experience military or civilian.”  SGM (Ret) Thomas is now 83 years old.  Hubert and Mary are long time members of Little West Fork Baptist Church, in Clarksville, TN.  With his 84th birthday approaching he suffers from physically weakening legs, a recent back surgery, agent orange and other related diseases and complications.  SGM (Ret) Hubert Thomas & Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Thomas continue to live in the home of 36 years and will never be forgotten in the House of Heroes.
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