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Tom Carter

TOM CARTER grew up in a navy family with a father who had landed at Normandy. After high school, Carter enlisted in the navy and served three years aboard the USS Semmes (DDG 18), making deployments to the Persian Gulf in 1976 and with the Sixth Fleet in the Mediterranean in 1977. After his service, Carter worked for a series of newspapers as a reporter, news editor, night editor, and copy editor. He later earned a PhD in communications from the University of Tennessee and now teaches...See more