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Veterans' Agent
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Lt. Colonel, USA (retired)
Town of Westminster
11 South Street
Westminster, MA 01473
Wednesday and Thursday
10:00am to 2:00 pm
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About your Veteran Agent

Tom Maeder has over 30 years of uniformed service, beginning with his enlistment in the Marine Corps in 1975. He has ten years enlisted service in the Marine Corps, Marine Corps Reserve, Air National Guard and Army National Guard. He is a 1985 Army ROTC Distinguished Military Graduate (DMG) from Oregon State University where he earned his MBA. He also has an MA in National Securities and Strategic Studies from the Naval War College in Newport, RI and a BS in Wood Science Technology from UMass, Amherst.

His enlisted service was in Artillery and Aviation and his officer service was in the Infantry with a focus in Operations and Training. In 2006, he retired from active federal service and became an Army ROTC Contract employee working as the Brigade Operations Officer at Fort Devens and later a Senior Military Science Instructor (SMSI) at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI). He was recalled to Active Duty in 2011 on a Retiree Recall and served for two years as the Military Operations Officer for the Army and Air Force Exchange Service (AAFES) in Afghanistan, Kyrgyzstan, Oman, Qatar and the United Arab Emirates.

He returned to serve as an SMSI on the campus of WPI, UMass-Lowell and Boston University through November 2013.

Tom and his wife Kathy have three adult children and reside in Westminster, MA.