Thomas John Valentine

Mr. Valentine served in the post-Cold War era.

He served in the U.S. Navy.

Mr. Valentine was the Senior Chief SEAL Operator (SOCS). He was a member of the highly selective Naval Special Warfare Development Group based at Dam Neck Annex in Virginia Beach, which evaluates and develops tactics and tests equipment for Navy and other military special forces. He was deployed several times to the Middle East and various locations around the world.

He was born in International Falls, Minnesota.

Mr. Valentine died on February 13, 2008, in Casa Grande, Arizona.

Mr. Valentine was decorated with a Silver Star, three Bronze Stars with ā€œVā€ for valor, two Joint Service Commendation medals, among others.

Source: Duluth News Tribune, March 9, 2008

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