2008-12-31 / News

Vandal receives first star

Col. Thomas S. Vandal was promoted to the rank of brigadier general on Nov. 14 at Fort Stewart/Hunter Army Airfield in Georgia.

Vandal is the step-son of islander Patricia Vandal and the son of the late Maurice Vandal.

He is a 1978 graduate of North Kingstown High School, a 1984 graduate of West Point and is serving as the deputy commanding general (support) of 3rd Infantry Division at Fort Stewart.

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