Milan Army Ammunition Plant

Mr. Thomas S. Nowell

Thomas S. Nowell has served as Milan Army Ammunition Plant’s (MLAAP) Commander’s Representative since June 2019. From 2012 to 2019, he served as the Chief of Operations/Quality Assurance Supervisor at MLAAP and was responsible for staff supervision and mission execution.

Nowell began his career at MLAAP in 2005, serving as a quality assurance specialist. He was responsible for a 40mm Systems Contract execution between two prime contractors and other production processes.

Prior to joining the MLAAP team, he was a Quality Assurance Specialist (Ammunition Surveillance) from 1986 to 1997, serving at Savanna, Illinois; McAlester, Oklahoma; 6th Ordnance Battalion, Republic of Korea; and Fort Campbell, Kentucky. From 1997 to 2005, Mr. Nowell worked in private industry, managing grain elevators and other agricultural grain-related efforts.

A native of Trenton, Tennessee, Nowell holds a Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Economics from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee.