Thomas Webber
District 10 Commander -

Thomas Webber grew up in Mt. Clemens, Michigan, and joined the Marine Corps in 1988. During his service he deployed multiple times to the Middle East for the Gulf War and the Philippines. While in the Philippines, he helped provide humanitarian aid in the Philippines when Mt. Pinatubo erupted, and Typhoon Yuma hit the country at the same time June 15, 1991.

Upon leaving the Corps in 1993, he returned to Michigan and is now actively involved in the Veterans of Foreign Wars Department of Michigan. Tom is supported by his wife Maureen, sons Jerome (11) and Edan (10), and his service animal Athena, who have been involved with the VFW since 2016.

Tom and Maureen call Marysville, Michigan home, where they work to support local veterans in finding community and receiving benefits they earned while in service. Tom's service animal, Athena, helps him advocate for service animals as a treatment option for disabled veterans, and works as the Post mascot. As a proud combat veteran, Tom is also an advocate for mental health awareness among the veteran community.

Tom is a life member of Camp Trotter, Life Member of the Marine Corps League, Disabled American Veterans and the American Legion. He is also a Gold Legacy Life Member of VFW Post 8465. He serves as District 10 Commander, Jr. Vice Commander of VFW Post 8465, and serves on the Camp Trotter Committee. Last year, he was an All-American District Commander for District 10, with 20 posts of 25 100% or better in membership. He also assisted the Department in membership to achieve All-American for the VFW Department of Michigan.