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Tom Conlon was born and raised in the garden state of New Jersey. As a boy, submarine TV shows excited him so he joined the sub service when he was old enough.
While never good in school, Tom found he loved learning from his shipmates. He served as a torpedoman aboard the USS James K. Polk and the Francis Scott Key and was discharged in 1973 after 7 years of service.
After the Navy, he continued to learn and take as many classes as his employer, the US Postal Service would allow.
He also wanted to give back to the submarine service and rose to the rank of Sub Vets (USSVI) National Commander.
Tom also gives back to his community, teaching elderly residents how to use computers one morning a week.
Certainly a submariner to look up to!