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LCDR Thomas J. Chider
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Birth: Sep. 18, 1937
Yonkers
Westchester County
New York, USA
Death: Dec. 12, 2000
Brooklyn
Kings County (Brooklyn)
New York, USA

US NAVY LCDR Tom Chider was stationed at NAS Whidbey Island Search & Rescue around 1970-1972.

He was also stationed with VXE-6 in 1968 where Mount Chider was named after him.

Mount Chider is a notable mountain, 3,110 metres (10,200 ft) high, standing 2 nautical miles (4 km) southeast of Mount Hart in the Admiralty Mountains, Victoria Land. It was mapped by the United States Geological Survey from surveys and from U.S. Navy air photos, 1960ĘC64, and named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names for Lieutenant Commander Thomas J. Chider, helicopter pilot with U.S. Navy Squadron VX-6 at McMurdo Station in Operation Deep Freeze 1968.

http://geographic.org/geographic_names/antname.php?uni=2727&fid=antgeo_105

Burial information obtained from Veteran's Administration Cemetery Listing. 
 
Burial:
Saint Marys Cemetery
Yonkers
Westchester County
New York, USA
 
Created by: Dan Arnes
Record added: Feb 04, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 104648288
LCDR Thomas J. Chider
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Rest in Peace fellow Whidbey SAR Angel
- Dan Arnes
 Added: Feb. 4, 2013
 
 
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