Special Forces Staff Sergeant Thomas A Rhoads, of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
University: Bachelor of Science from Pennsylvania State University in Administration of Justice in August, 1989 Active Duty – U.S. Army Entered Army: July 1977 (age 17) – Began Special forces training 1979 Graduated 1980 as Special Forces Green Beret assigned to ODA 555 out of Ft. Bragg Assigned: Middle East, Beirut,Lebanon,and Iran (hostage crisis time period) Honorable discharge: July 1983 Department of Defense Deployments – Afghanistan 2009-2013 – Intel & Security contracts Bagam, Kandahar, Mazar El Sharif, FOB Sharana, Camp Leatherneck, Camp Julien Eggers, Jalalabad, Mehtar Lam, FOB Wright.
Loved ones left to cherish his memory, Andrea, Ron, Mark, Terry, George, Age, Scotty and Jimmy.
SSG Thomas A Rhoads lost his battle with PTS on May 25, 2015. He was 55 years old.
Proud member of the US Army Special Forces. Always loved and missed.