Tom is married to Melissa Jackson, CEO of the Vermont Veterans Home, and they have been married for over 25 years. They have three children, LCPL Dakota Jackson, USMC attached to the 1st Battalion 8th Marine Regiment stationed at Camp Lejeune, NC, Amanda Jackson and Daniel Jackson, both attending high school at Burr and Burton Academy in Manchester, VT. They have lived in Vermont since Tom’s retirement in June 2012.
Tom is active in the Community serving as the Chairperson for the Vermont Veterans Golf Tournament, raising awareness and money to support Vermont based organizations providing direct support to Vermont Veterans. He is also an active member of the Board of Directors for the Veterans Outreach and Family Resource Center in Bennington, VT, providing aid and support to Veterans and their families.