Brigadier General Thomas Tinsley Dies at Home
Brigadier General Thomas Tinsley was an intelligent, kind leader who loved music and deeply held faith. A rancher at heart, Thomas also made an excellent military man and pilot.
Defendant asserts that his behavior was limited in duration and scope, not involving transport of the victim across state lines or any form of online advertising to solicit customers.
Early Life and Education
Thomas Tinsley was born in Virginia around 1638 to one of a family of prominent local planters who made their fortune through shipping tobacco overseas. On his arrival, Tinsley quickly become an extensive landowner who settled near Totopotomoy Creek – roughly twelve miles northeast of Richmond in New Kent County today – where his home still stands today. Virginia history holds him in high regard.
Bacon’s Rebellion began in Blisland Parish and listed various grievances such as high taxes, Indian depredations and executions, selling strong drink on court days, duties levied on ships and high taxes as causes. He signed this document alongside other Blisland Parish planters. According to defendant, these incidents and his disruptive behavior toward BOP staff as well as failing to remain within an authorized area indicate his high risk for recidivism.
Brigadier General Thomas Tinsley, commander of Elmendorf Air Force Base’s 3rd Wing in Alaska was found dead Sunday night from what is suspected to be an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound to his chest. He was widely respected among his Air Force colleagues.
People who knew him described him as an intelligent man, compassionate leader, computer enthusiast and rancher at heart. Those who knew him said he had great faith and love for both family and friends – making him an outstanding role model.
Air Force officials say they cannot fully comprehend why Tinsley killed herself that evening, though an investigation is currently under way and the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology will make its determination on the cause of Tinsley’s demise.
Achievement and Honors
Tinsley made extraordinary contributions in many areas of simulation-based engineering science throughout his career, such as posterior error estimation, adaptive modeling methods and multiscale model-based uncertainty quantification.
He earned numerous honors and awards, such as the Zienkiewicz Medal from the Polish Association for Computational Mechanics, Ralph E. Kleinman Award from SIAM and Monie A Ferst Award from Sigma Xi. Additionally, he served on editorial boards of numerous journals as a member of National Academy of Engineering.
Brigadier General Thomas Tinsley was an attentive leader who cared deeply for those under his command, according to Air Force Chief of Staff General Michael Moseley’s remarks at his memorial service held July 31 at Elmendorf Air Force Base. Moseley described Tinsley as “intelligent man with strong computer knowledge who also loved ranching and good music”.
Brigadier General Thomas Tinsley died July 27 after inflicting self-inflicted gunshot wound to his chest at home, according to reports. Tinsley, known for leading Elmendorf Air Force Base’s 12th Fighter Squadron and 1st Operations Group as commander before becoming executive officer to Chief of Staff. His death remains a source of great mystery.
His family remembered him as an inspiring leader and computer geek with great faith and affection for others, while his staff remembered him as kind and intelligent.
Kemper County became their new home, where they homesteaded various parcels of land which remain theirs to this day. Tinsley claimed that he suffered from five underlying conditions, including chronic asthma and suboptimally controlled hypertension.
As the descendant of Thomas Jefferson and daughter of a real estate investor, Tinsley hails from a wealthy family – her estimated net worth stands at $35 Million – she’s amassed an inherited fortune as well as making waves through TV appearances and fashion and book ventures.
She has made waves as one of the stars of Bravo hit series RHONY and Gossip Girl as well as co-starring in High Society. Additionally, she published a 2013 novel Southern Charm as well as starting up Samantha Thavasa Japan clothing and handbag line in Japan – in fact her income allows her to live in an extravagant mansion complete with swimming pool, hot tub, wine cellar and elevator!