Sergeant Major J.W. Tyler
Command Sergeant Major, 19th Military Police Battalion (CID)
Sergeant Major Tyler entered the United States Army in January 1989 and attended Basic Combat Training and Advanced Individual Training at Fort McClellan, Alabama.
Sergeant Major Tyler’s assignments include: Fort McClellan, Alabama, White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico, Bitburg, Germany, Fort Devens, Massachusetts, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, Fort Bragg, North Carolina, Fort Bliss, Texas, Fort Carson, Colorado and currently Wheeler Army Airfield, Hawaii.
Sergeant Major Tyler has held positions as a Military Police Patrolman, Traffic Accident Investigator, Special Reaction Team Leader, Team Leader, Squad Leader, Platoon Sergeant, Operations Sergeant, First Sergeant, Operations Sergeant Major and currently Command Sergeant Major for the 19th Military Police Battalion (CID).
Sergeant Major Tyler’s military education includes Primary Leadership Development Course, Basic Noncommissioned Officer Course, Advanced Noncommissioned Officer Course, First Sergeant Course, Battle Staff Course, Sergeants Major Academy, Drill Sergeant School, Airborne School, Air Assault School, Traffic Management and Accident Investigations Course, Equal Opportunity School, Basic Instructor Training Course, Anti-Terrorism Basic and Advanced Course, and the Senior Leader Law Enforcement Course.
Sergeant Major Tyler’s civilian education includes a Associates in Science and is currently completing a Baccalaureate Degree in Liberal Arts.
Sergeant Major Tyler’s deployments include: Operation Silent Endeavor (1992) Operation Enduring Freedom, Afghanistan (2001-2002), Operation Iraqi Freedom (2003-2004), Operation Iraqi Freedom (2006-2007), Operation Enduring Freedom (2009-2010).
Sergeant Major Tyler’s awards and decorations include: Bronze Star Medal (3d OLC), Meritorious Service Medal (3d OLC), Army Commendation Medal (7th OLC), Army Achievement Medal (7th OLC), Army Good Conduct Medal (8 Loops) National Defense Service Medal (Bronze Star), Iraq Campaign Medal (3 Campaign Stars), Afghanistan Campaign Medal (3 Campaign Stars), Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Korean Defense Service Medal, Volunteer Service Medal, Noncommissioned Officer Professional Development Ribbon (Numeral 4) Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Medal (Numeral 6), NATO Medal (Non Art-5) Meritorious Unit Citation (2d OLC), Airborne Badge, Air Assault Badge, German Parachutist Badge, Drill Sergeant Badge and the Combat Action Badge.