Tom KnotenTom's active duty service was in the United States Air Force (1966-70), including service as an air intelligence officer in Vietnam (1967-8) and temporary duty assignments at The Pentagon (1968-70). Subsequently, Tom graduated from Washington University School of Law (1973) and is a member in good standing of the Missouri Bar. He returned to obtain his Master's Degree in Philosophy from UMSL (2010) where he taught as an Adjunct Instructor in philosophy and served as Pre-Law Advisor.