Allen, Thomas Raymond, CMSgt

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Last Rank
Chief Master Sergeant
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
1C2X1-Combat Control
Last AFSC Group
Command & Control
Primary Unit
1975-1986, 1C2X1, 60th Military Airlift Wing
Service Years
1958 - 1986
Enlisted Collar Insignia
Chief Master Sergeant

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Contact Info
Home Town
San Diego
Last Address
Seven Lakes West, West End, NC

Date of Passing
May 17, 2014
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

Combat Control Team TACP Air Force Retired Air Commando

Military Free Fall Jumpmaster

 Unofficial Badges 

 Military Association Memberships
Combat Control AssociationAir Commando AssociationAir Force Memorial (AFM)
  2014, Combat Control Association
  2014, Air Commando Association [Verified]
  2015, Air Force Memorial (AFM) [Verified] - Assoc. Page

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In Memory of
Thomas Raymond

Obituary for Thomas Allen

Retired Chief Master Sergeant Thomas R. Allen, 74 of Seven Lakes West, West End, NC passed Saturday May 17, 2014 at the FirstHealth Hospice House.

He was born May 26, 1940 in San Diego, CA to William Allen and Harriet E. Allen.

Chief Allen served 28years in the U.S Air Force and served in Vietnam for two years. He served with total dedication and devotion as a Combat Controller at numerous locations around the world.

He was preceded in death by his father, William Allen, his mother, Harriet Allen, and his brother, William (Billy) Allen.

He is survived by his devoted and loving wife of 50Years, Glenda Mitchem Allen, two daughters, Shoshanna Allen Richardson (Jeff Richardson), Sherrie Allen Cato (Robert Cato). Four grandchildren, Casey and Cody Cato and Hannah and Sarra Richardson, One brother, Dr. John A Allen (Carolyn) and two nephews, William Allen (daughter Lauren) and John T. Allen (Laura Allen), and various cousins.

A vigil for the deceased will be held on Wednesday May 21st 2014 from 7 to 9PM at the Boles Funeral Home in Seven Lakes.

A Funeral Mass will be held 11AM Thursday May 22nd 2014 at Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church at 300 Dundee Rd. in Pinehurst With Rev. Edward J. Burch officiating. Rite of Committal will be at a later date in Arlington National Cemetery with full military honors.

Memorial donations can be made in memory of Thomas Allen to the Special Operations Warrior Foundation
PO Box 89367 Tampa, FL 33689


Other Comments:

CMSgt Allen died of cancer.

The actual dates of unit assignments are unknown at this time.
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 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
437th Military Airlift WingMilitary Airlift Command (MAC)60th Military Airlift Wing
  1958-1964, 27250, 437th Military Airlift Wing
  1965-1975, 27430, Military Airlift Command (MAC)
  1975-1986, 1C2X1, 60th Military Airlift Wing
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1961-1973 Vietnam War
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