John E. Tyler
Colonel John E. Tyler was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School 23 April 1947, class number 2. His first duty assignment was as Platoon Leader, 382d Military Police Battalion. | His subsequent duty assignments include: S3 NCO Academy, 382d MP Bn; R Co Comdr, 82d Abn Div, Fort Bragg; Asst Regiment S3, 82d Abn Div, Fort Bragg; Asst G3 Opns O, Headquarters, X Corps, Korea; Asst G3 Opns O, Headquarters, IX Corps, Korea; R Co Cmdr, 24th Inf Div, Korea; Asst Opns O, USAIS, Fort Benning; Asst G3 Opns O, Headquarters, 3d Army, Fort McPherson; Asst G3 Plans O, Headquarters, USA, Okinawa; Bde S3, Headquarters, 173 Abn Bde, Okinawa; Bn Comdr, 173 Abn Bde, Bde Comdr, Headquarters, 25th Inf Div, Vietnam; 18th ARepublic of Vietnam Div Adv, Headquarters, III Corps, Vietnam; Dir, Ops/Log, USAIS, Fort Benning. | Colonel Tyler's awards and decorations include: S Par Bdg; CIB; KPUC; MUC; PUC; Republic of Vietnam SSM 1st Cl; Republic of Vietnam CG w/Palm & 2GS; ACN w/Oak Leaf Cluster; AM w/18 Oak Leaf Cluster; BS w/V & 2 Oak Leaf Cluster; SFC; LM w/ Oak Leaf Cluster; SS w/ Oak Leaf Cluster.