Capt. Thomas Condon, a retired Navy Supply Corps officer, passed away January 8. A Memorial Service was held January 16 at Faith Lutheran Church, followed by burial with full military honors at Santa Fe National Cemetery, New Mexico.
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Capt. Thomas Condon in his early enlisted days.
He retired April 1, 1973 after 30 years of active Navy service. His final tour was with the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Installation and Logistics). Born April 2, 1925 in St. Petersburg, Fla., he enlisted in the U.S. Naval Reserve on 8 March 1943, was commissioned an Ensign in the Supply Corps of the U.S. Naval Reserve in February 1946, and augmented to the Regular Navy in January 1947. He earned his Bachelor of Science Degree from the University of California at Los Angeles in 1946, and graduated from the Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, Calif., in June 1958.
During his career, he served at Naval Receiving Station, Treasure Island, San Francisco; USS Thomas Jefferson (APA30); Naval Supply Depot, Clearfield, Utah; Naval Air Facility, Port Lyautey, French Morocco; Navy Finance Center, Cleveland, Ohio; USS Calvert (APA32); Office of the Comptroller of the Navy, Washington, D.C.; Military Assistance Advisory Group, the Hague, Netherlands; Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, Washington, D.C.; Headquarters, Defense Supply Agency, Alexandria, Va.; and Naval Supply Center, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.
Capt. Condon is survived by his wife, a daughter, two step-grandchildren and five great grandchildren.