LT Thomas Coleman Fouke, USN
September 19, 1983 – January 17, 2012
On January 17, 2012, LT Thomas Coleman Fouke, Jr., 28 years old, died suddenly during a naval training exercise at the Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Fort Story, Va. LT Fouke was an Information Warfare Officer (1810) assigned to an East Coast SEAL unit. He earned his commission in May 2006 after graduating from the University of Florida.
LT Fouke served at Navy Information Operations Command (NIOC) Misawa, Japan from July 2006 until October 2009. He then transferred to NIOC Bahrain, serving there from November 2009 until May 2011. In June 2011, he reported to an East Coast-based Naval Special Warfare unit. LT Fouke is survived by his mother, father and brother.