Thomas W. Mastaglio is a 1969 graduate of West Point. He served 22 years in the Field Artillery with assignments at Fort Lewis, Vietnam, Germany, and teaching ROTC. He retired as a Lieutenant Colonel from TRADOC Headquarters at Fort Monroe in 2001. He earned a Master’s and Ph.D. from the University of Colorado in Computer Science. Since retiring, he has worked in the defense industry, as a faculty member at Old Dominion and Norfolk State Universities and in his own business, MYMIC, headquartered in Portsmouth, Virginia. He and his wife Barbara live in Virginia’s Isle of Wight County. They have 5 children and 3 grandchildren.