Tom Carhart is a West Point graduate, an infantry combat veteran (two Purple Hearts in Vietnam), an academic historian, and the author of several military history books.
Tom stole the Navy Goat as a cadet, earned a JD from University of Michigan Law School, was editor of European Taxation, a tax journal published in Amsterdam, and worked for the Rand Corporation in Santa Monica. He returned to Europe as corporate lawyer in Brussels, and ended up in the Pentagon. He was one of three central figures in Rick Atkinson's The Long Gray Line, the story of West Point's class of 1966. He is the author of fifty-odd articles, op-ed pieces, and book reviews in national newspapers over the last twenty years, and has appeared on many TV news shows, including 60 Minutes in 1981 and 60 Minutes II in 2001 (both on Vietnam Veterans Memorial issues).
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