Thomas A. Tilghman



Preferred Name: 
Tom

Nickname/Call Sign: Tench, Tilly

Date of Birth: February 19, 1936

Highest Military Grade Held: Colonel, O6

Hometown:

Biography

After serving in the USAF, Tom says he “messed about with a law course became a stockbroker, and setted down to being senior aerospace instructor at three high schools, the last being in Wiesbaden, Germany.”
Tom currently lives in Aiken, SC.

Units Assigned

  • 2/1963-12/1965 481st Tactical Fighter Squadron, Cannon AFB; NM (F-100)
  • 1/1966-7/1968, 522nd Tactical Fighter Squadron, Cannon AFB, NM (F-100)

Awards & Decorations

Defense Super Service Medal
Legion of Merit
Distinguished Flying Cross
Purple Heart

Flight Info

F-100

Military Education

Civilian Education

  • BA, University of Florida
  • MA, Auburn University
Biography

Biography

After serving in the USAF, Tom says he “messed about with a law course became a stockbroker, and setted down to being senior aerospace instructor at three high schools, the last being in Wiesbaden, Germany.”
Tom currently lives in Aiken, SC.

Units - Education - Awards - Flight Info

Units Assigned

  • 2/1963-12/1965 481st Tactical Fighter Squadron, Cannon AFB; NM (F-100)
  • 1/1966-7/1968, 522nd Tactical Fighter Squadron, Cannon AFB, NM (F-100)

Awards & Decorations

Defense Super Service Medal
Legion of Merit
Distinguished Flying Cross
Purple Heart

Flight Info

F-100

Military Education

Civilian Education

  • BA, University of Florida
  • MA, Auburn University
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