Tom Church | Virginia Beach, Virginia
Retired Vice Admiral, U.S. Navy
Albert Thomas Church III (born 1947) is a retired Vice Admiral in the United States Navy. Church served as on active duty for 36 years, retiring as a Vice Admiral in 2005. During his service he commanded two warships, the Navy’s largest shore installation at Naval Station Norfolk, Virginia and was the longest serving Budget Director of the Navy (1998-2002). Vice Admiral Church also served as the Naval Inspector General, during which time he completed a comprehensive review of interrogation techniques used by the Department of Defense in Iraq, Afghanistan, and at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. He is currently President of Prescient Edge Corporation, a US-based National Security Services and Technology Firm.