Tom Young
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Tom Young

Bio

At the time of his retirement as a senior master sergeant in 2013, Tom Young had logged nearly five thousand hours as a flight engineer for the Air National Guard in Afghanistan, Iraq, Kosovo, Bosnia, and elsewhere. His military honors include three Air Medals, three Aerial Achievement Medals, and the Air Force Combat Action Medal. He retired from the Air National Guard in 2013.
 
He holds degrees from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and studied writing there and at the Sewanee Writers’ Conference, among other places. He is also the author of the oral history The Speed of Heat: An Airlift Wing at War in Iraq and Afghanistan, and contributed to the anthology Operation Homecoming, edited by Andrew Carroll. Young lives in Alexandria, Virginia.

Tom Young

Tom Young

Books

On Tour

Tom Young
Allison Silberberg
San Diego, CA
11/8/2014 AT 03:00 PM
VETERAN’S BENEFIT BOOK FAIR
@ USS Midway Museum
San Diego, CA 92101
Tom Young
Allison Silberberg
Washington, DC
11/18/2014 AT 5:30 PM
NATIONAL PRESS CLUB BOOK FAIR & AUTHORS’ NIGHT
529 14th St. NW
Washington, DC 20045