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Thomas A Robillard Col USAF Ret

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Col Robillard has served 30 years in the US Air Force starting as enlisted member trained as a Medical Laboratory Technician. After serving 4 years he went back to school on the GI bill and completed his BS degree in Clinical Laboratory Science. He then took successive positions as Assistant Chief technologist, Chief Technologist, Laboratory Manger, and Assistant Hospital Administrator at Helene Fuld Medical Center in Trenton, NJ. He was then recruited and offered a commission as a Captain in the Air Force and served as a Clinical Laboratory Officer. He took command positions in clinical laboratories, in successive assignments in small, regional, and major medical centers. Col Robillard branched off in career broadening assignments in computer programming and deployment of the CHCS (Composite Health Care System). Col Robillard also served as Deputy Director for the TRICARE Region 5 healthcare system contract development deployment. This contract is now the backbone for healthcare system augmentation for the entire DoD. His final assignment was back in the clinical area as the Commander of the Keesler Medical Center Clinical Laboratory where he also served on the Executive Committee as the Chief of the Biomedical Science Corp. Col Robillard has a BS degree in Clinical Laboratory Science, an MA in Healthcare Administration. He is board certified nationally and state level and licensed to practice as a Clinical Laboratory Scientist. After retirement from the military Col Robillard continued to work supervising Clinical Biochemistry and Hematology in the civilian sector for 6 years. Col Robillard has served on his churches finance committee, building committee, and served as the church council president for 4 years. Col Robillard served 6 years as past president of the Columbia MOAA Chapter. Currently he is serving at the Columbia Chapter Treasurer and Legislative Liaison. His was recently appointed as the MOAA State Council VP for Legislative Affairs. Col Robillard is actively involved in promotion and support of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. Col Robillard and his wife Susan have been married 50 years, have 4 Children, and 11 grandchildren. South Carolina is now their home! Col Robillard and his wife Susan love to play golf, travel, and watch multiple sports events of our local 3 grandchildren who live here in Columbia. Most weeks are spent watching girls high school soccer games, grandson baseball games here in Blythewood, and multiple travels to Charleston to watch our other grandson play baseball for the Citadel. As our Governor would say “It’s a great day here in South Carolina”!
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