Thomas C. Teufel is a 1988 West Babylon graduate, a decorated police officer and U.S. Army war veteran (Panama and Iraq). Thomas served his community and country for more than 20 years, beginning with his enlistment in the U.S. Army in 1988 after high school graduation.

During Thomas’ 21 year career with the Army and current 15 years with the Suffolk County Police Department, he received more than 35 awards, commendations, badges and medals, including one medal for bravery and one medal for valor. Upon his return from a year long tour in Iraq, he received the General Douglas MacArthur Leadership award for his dedication to duty and his leadership abilities.

Thomas is a proud father and husband and feels honored to be inducted into the West Babylon Hall of Fame for his ongoing commitment to his community and country.