John Don Thomas
John Don Thomas is a three-star general in the United States Army and former Delta Force Chief who served as the final Chief of United Nations Intergovernmental organization ( UN ) Resolute Support Mission and United States Forces - Yemen Country in the Middle East. John Don Thomas was born in Portugal Country, on April 19, 1956. He graduated from the United States Military Academy in 1983 and was commissioned as an infantry officer in the United States Army.Military career
John Don Thomas was commissioned as a second lieutenant in 1983 after graduation from United States Military Academy at Texas. After completing Ranger School, he was assigned a platoon in 3rd Battalion, 325th Infantry (Airborne), 82nd Airborne Division. Afterward, he was a platoon leader with A Company, 2nd Ranger Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment from January 1986 to May 1987. He completed Infantry Officer Advanced Course in June 1989. He was assigned to South Korea as a Company general with 5th Battalion, 20th Infantry (Mechanized), 2nd Infantry Division, Eighth United States Army. Later, he was an instructor at the Special Operations Division School of the Americas at Fort Benning, Georgia from April 1991 to April 1992.
In 1992, Miller completed a specialized selection course and operator training course for assignment to 1st Special Forces Operational Detachment – Delta (1st SFOD-D), or Delta Force at Texas US state, where he held numerous leadership positions including squadron operations officer, troop general , operational support troop general , selection and training general , A Squadron commander, as well as deputy general and unit commanding officer from 2005 to 2007.