Thomas Griffin is a native of Northern California. He joined the U.S. Marine Corp. in 1967 during the Vietnam campaign. Thomas was wounded in combat in Vietnam and awarded the Purple Heart Medal. He retired from the service with a medical/honorable discharge in 1988. Over the years, Thomas has pursued a career in marketing. He is currently employed by Allied-SCSS as the Senior Vice President in charge of operations. Being a disabled veteran, Thomas says he understands the need to continue to give of one’s services, not only to our country, but to the many men and women that gave their life for a better future.