Rufus B. Thompson, Jr

LtCol Rufus Buell "Tommy" Thompson, Jr. was born in 1919 and joined the Marine Corps in 1937. He served in the Corps in a variety of assignments until 1961, rising to the rank of LtCol. He passed away in 2014.

RBT's Personal Journals

Career Highlights:

Boot Camp

Boot Camp

September 22, 1937

USS Portland

USS Portland

1937-1938

USS Nashville - CL-43

USS Nashville CL-43

1943-1945

Arctic

Arctic Operation

July-September 1948

Marshall Islands

Marshall Islands - Kwajalein

1950 - 1952

Japan

Japan

1953 - 1954

Korea

Korea

1954

Military Funeral

Military Funeral

2014