National Executive Director Thomas Snee has been elected to co-chair The Military Coalition (TMC), a group of 33 military and veteran organizations that work together to advance legislation beneficial to military personnel, veterans and their families or survivors.
FRA is a founding member of TMC, and is the leading enlisted organization in the coalition. Monthly coalition meetings are held at FRA NHQ. FRA staff members co-chair the following TMC policy committees: HCA Bob Washington-Health Care Committee, DLP John Davis-Retiree Committee and NVSO Chris Slawinski-Guard and Reserve Committee.
Snee is in his fourth year as FRA NED. He enlisted in the U.S. Navy and attended recruit training (boot camp) at Great Lakes, Ill., from October to December 1965. He initially served as a Yeoman but in August 1973 changed his rating to Navy Counselor. Snee retired in September 1996 as the Force Master Chief, Navy Recruiting Command, Washington, DC. As a Master Chief Navy Counselor (Surface Warfare) he served in leadership and management positions for training and education, career development, recruiting and administrative duties.