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Former 3D Armored Division Commander, LTG (ret) Tom Griffin, obituary now posted

Fellow Spearheaders,

General Griffin's obituary was posted this Easter morning in the Washington Post. Please join me in offering condolences for our former leader by clicking on the obituary link above.

General Griffin is survived by his wife, Jane; son, Thomas N. Griffin III (Beth); daughter, Ginny Beakes-Read (Dave Read); daughter, Molly Griffin; grandchildren, Tommy, Sam, Caitlin, Caroline, Matthew, and Emma; and great-grandchildren, Eloise and Beatrix. His family also includes a legion of people who loved him as a second father.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Fisher House Bethesda ( in support of Walter Reed National Military Medical Center. Funeral services at Arlington National Cemetery will be scheduled at a later date.


Don Duckworth, President