Tom Chalfant was drafted into the United States Army in 1966 from his hometown of Parsippany, New Jersey. Tom did his Basic Training at Fort Hood, Texas. He received Advanced Training at the Aberdeen Prov. Training grounds in Maryland. Tom served with the 4th Armored Division at Fort Hood from September 1966 through May 1967.
Tom achieved the rank of SP5.
Tom was sent to Vietnam in June 1967. He served with the 4th Infantry Division at Pleiku and Dakto, Vietnam as a Fire Control technician
Today Tom is a business owner. He lives in Hillsborough, New Jersey.