FLORIDA NATIONAL CEMETERY

BUSHNELL, FLORIDA

Mr. Tony Thomas Executive Director, Florida National Cemetery

As the Executive Director of Florida National Cemetery (FNC), Roderick “Tony” Thomas is responsible for all administrative, burial and   maintenance operations at both Bay Pines and Florida National cemeteries. Prior to assuming his current position, Mr. Thomas was The Director of Long Island National Cemetery, Long Island New York, from February 2015, Director of Rock Island National Cemetery from September 2014, Bath National Cemetery from March 2014 and Assistant Director of Long Island National Cemetery from August 2013.

Mr. Thomas graduated from the National Cemetery Administration's (NCA) year-long Cemetery Director Intern Program in July 2013. Prior to his appointment, Mr. Thomas served as interment supervisor at Riverside National Cemetery in California from 2010. He joined NCA in 2007 as a cemetery caretaker also at Riverside.

Mr. Thomas is a native of Detroit Michigan, in 2007 he retired from the Marine Corps as a Master Sergeant after 21 years of Non-commissioned and Staff Non-commissioned Officer service. His personal awards include the Meritorious Service Medal with gold star, Navy Marine Corps Commendation Medal, Navy Marine Corps Achievement Medal with two gold stars, and the Combat Action Ribbon with gold star.  Mr. Thomas earned a Master of Business Management from Argosy University located in Los Angeles, Calif., in 2011 and a Bachelor of Business Management from the University of Phoenix in 2008.

Ariel View of Florida National Cemetery

History of Florida National Cemetery

 

FOR MORE INFORMATION ON FLORIDA NATIONAL CEMETERY, LOCATED IN BUSHNELL, FLORIDA, PLEASE GO TO:

https://www.cem.va.gov/cems/nchp/florida.asp

 

 

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