CAPT Rickey Thomas

CAPT Rickey Thomas

Dates of Service: Jul 1966 - Jun 2006
RETIRED
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Influence Score: 1,646
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Promotions

  • CW2 Nov 68
  • ENS
  • LTJG Jul 70
  • LT Jun 71
  • LT Jun 87
  • LCDR Jun 96
  • CDR Sep 00
  • CAPT Sep 04
Commissioning Source:  Direct Commission, Jul 1970

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Bio 

Joined Army in 1966. Warrant Officer Flight School. Two tours in Vietnam as Huey gunship pilot and unit IP. Received field commission to 1LT Armor. Rifted in 72 with the 1/3 ACR at Ft. Lewis. Flew for Air America in SE Asia. Stayed Army Reserve flying Huey & Chinooks. Lost hearing, jumped to Coast Guard doing Port Security. Retired 40 yrs. Active/Reserve plus 40 yrs. civilian Law Enforcement.

Military Experiences

Jan 2002 - Apr 2005
Commanding Officer

Deployments

(3 years, 9 months)
Feb 2003 - Sep 2003
Kuwait
Kuwait
Commanding Officer Port Security Unit 313 US Coast Guard
Dec 1967 - Dec 1970
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Vietnam War
US Army Helicopter Gunship Aircraft Commander, Instructor Pilot

Academic Degrees

Academic Degrees

1977 - 1980

Personal Information

Interests
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