Chief Warrant Officer 4 Thomas Michael Hoare was born and raised in Northern Manhattan. Raised in Washington Heights, he attended Incarnation Grammar School and Saint Nicholas of Tolentine High School. Chief Warrant Officer Hoare is happily married to his wife, Carolyn, and together they reside in Inwood.
Chief Warrant Officer 4 Hoare attended Fordham University where he received a Bachelor of Arts in Economics in 1986. After graduating from Fordham, he enlisted in the United States Marine Corps Reserves. In November 1990, then a Corporal, Chief Warrant Officer 4 Hoare was mobilized for Operation Desert Shield and deployed to South West Asia with the 8th Communication Battalion, 2nd Surveillance, Reconnaissance and Intelligence Group. He deployed on many other missions, ultimately returning home in March 2005, and currently serves as Executive Officer, Support Company, 6th Communication Battalion.
Chief Warrant Officer 4 Hoare has been active in his community as well. He is a Trustee of Good Shepherd Parish and a member of their finance committee, former organizer with the William B. Burke, Division #3 Ancient Order of Hibernians, Commander of American Legion Inwood Post #581, Vice Commander New York County American Legion, past-President and Trustee of the Good Shepherd Men’s Club, former member of Inwood Patrol, former District Leader for the 72nd Assembly District, County Committee member, Judicial Delegate, and a life member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Marine Corps Officers Association and the American Legion.
Chief Warrant Officer 4 Hoare has received many military awards and recognitions due to his unlimited dedication and commitment to the freedoms of our country. Some of these include, Navy/Marine Corps Commendation Medal, Navy/Marine Corps Achievement Medal, with one gold star, Army Achievement Medal, Selected Marine Corps Reserve Medal with five stars, Presidential Unit Citation, Meritorious Unit Commendation, Navy Unit Commendation, Selected Marine Corps Reserve Medal with four stars, and a National Defense Medal with one star, among many others.
Chief Warrant Officer 4 Hoare’s loyalty to the liberties of his country is unmatched, as he has dedicated his life to protecting our freedoms.