Our Team



Captain Tom Chaby was an active duty US Navy SEAL for 26 years. Throughout his career, he built and led teams conducting special operations in over 60 countries around the world.  Shortly after 9/11, he deployed to Afghanistan to lead a Task Unit of 50 SEALs and support personnel conducting special operations in support of the initial stages of Operation ENDURING FREEDOM. During the latter part of the most critical fight in Fallujah, Tom led a Task Force of 400+ personnel conducting full-spectrum special operations in support of Operation IRAQI FREEDOM. Early in his career, Tom was stationed in South America leading Counter Drug Operations throughout Colombia and the region. Tom’s experience building and leading teams for the most difficult challenges has been extensive, diverse and effective.  

Tom’s passion for serving veterans and their families is the origin of Patriot City.