Graduating from West Point in 1966, Tom served as an infantry platoon leader with the 101st Airborne Division in Vietnam and was awarded two Purple Hearts. He went on to earn a J.D. from the University of Michigan Law School and a Ph.D. in American and military history from Princeton University. Having been the Editor of "European Taxation" (a monthly tax journal published by the International Bureau of Fiscal Documentation in Amsterdam, NL), and having worked for the Rand Corporation (the original "think tank" in Santa Monica, CA), he also represented multinational corporations before the European Economic Community (predecessor to the European Union) as a lawyer with the Archibald Law Firm in Brussels, and has worked "in and out" for the Department of Defense, Institute for Defense Analysis, etc; of the federal government in Washington DC. With eight military history books published commercially under his belt…. his ninth, The Golden Fleece, will be published by Potomac Books in 2017.
For more about Tom Carhart, visit his website at: http://www.tomcarhart.net