Thomas M. Martin

Fallen Hero’s Hometown and State: Cabot, AR

Branch of Service: U.S. Army

Rank: First Lieutenant

First Lieutenant Thomas M. Martin enlisted in the Army in 1998. He served 3 years as an enlisted soldier before he was accepted into the United States Military Academy. He graduated from West Point in 2005, and went on to serve as the Sniper Platoon Leader with 4th Brigade, 25th Infantry Division, Fort Richardson, Alaska. Tom was on his first deployment to Iraq and walked more than 900 kilometers on nearly 300 dismounted patrols before he was killed in action on October 14th, 2007.

Tom was extremely dedicated to all of his friends. He believed in making the world “more gooder” and would do anything to help anyone. His selfless service started as a young boy, growing up with youth mission work, 4-H service, Boy Scouting, and sharing love and laughter with his family.

Tom Martin will forever be remembered as a little boy who became a man with undaunted determination, fiercely dedicated to his men, his mission, and his country.

Age: 27

Date of Death: October 14, 2007

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