Capt Tyler Jones

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Captain Tyler H. Jones is a Cyber Professional Continuing Education (PCE) Instructor within the School of Strategic Force Studies, Air Force Institute of Technology (AFIT), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio.  He provides instruction to officers, enlisted, and civilians on Department of Defense cyberspace strategy, operations, and doctrine.

Captain Jones enlisted into the Air Force in 2009 and commissioned through Officer Training School in 2016.  Prior to his assignment to AFIT, he was a Project Manager, Special Signals and Cyber Division, Air Force Tactical Exploitation of Nation Capabilities (AF TENCAP), Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado where he directed projects to meet critical Air Force and Joint requirements.  His deployments include Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar and MacDill Air Force Base, Florida in support of operations ENDURING FREEDOM, INHERENT RESOLVE, FREEDOM'S SENTINEL, RESOLUTE SUPPORT, and SPARTAN SHIELD. 

2011     A.A.S. in Electronic Systems Technology, Air University, Maxwell AFB, AL
2013     Airmen Leadership School, Nellis Air Force Base, NV
2015     B.S. in Technical Management, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Daytona Beach, FL
2016     Officer Training School, Maxwell Air Force Base, AL
2017      Undergraduate Cyberspace Training, Keesler AFB, MS
2019      M.S. in Management Information Systems, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Daytona Beach, FL

1.  March 2009 – January 2016, Radio Frequency Transmission Systems Technician, 99th Communications Squadron, Nellis AFB, NV
2.  October 2013 – April 2014, Radio Frequency Transmission Systems Supervisor, 455th Expeditionary Communications Squadron, Bagram Airfield Afghanistan
3.  September 2015 – January 2016, Tactical Data Link Manager, 609th Air Operations Center, Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar
4.  January 2016 - August 2016, NCOIC Radio Frequency Transmission Systems, 99th Communications Squadron, Nellis AFB, NV
5.  August 2016 – October 2016, Cadet, 24th Training Squadron, Maxwell AFB, AL
6.  October 2016 – May 2017, Student, 333rd Training Squadron, Keesler AFB, MS
7.  May 2017 – August 2018, OIC, Network Operations, Detachment 1, United States Air Force Warfare Center, Schriever AFB, CO
8.  August 2018 – May 2019, Project Manager, AF TENCAP, Schriever AFB, CO
9.  May 2019 – November 2019, Force Requirements Officer, Headquarters United States Central Command, MacDill AFB, FL
10.  November 2019 – January 2021, Project Manager, AF TENCAP, Schriever AFB, CO
11.  January 2021 – Present, Instructor, Cyber PCE, Air Force Institute of Technology, Wright-Patterson AFB, OH

AF Commendation Medal with two oak leaf clusters
Joint Service Achievement Medal
AF Achievement Medal
AF Outstanding Unit Award with two oak leaf clusters
National Defense Service Medal
Afghanistan Campaign Medal
AF Global War on Terror Expeditionary Medal with one oak leaf cluster
Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal
Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
Air Force Expeditionary Service Ribbon with Gold Border
AF Longevity Service
USAF NCO PME Graduate Ribbon
AF Training Ribbon
AF Good Conduct Medal

2011  United State Air Force Warfare Center Airman of the Year
2011  Air Combat Command Information Dominance Radio Frequency Transmissions Systems Airman of the Year
2013  Distinguished Graduate, Airman Leadership School
2016  Distinguished Graduate, Officer Training School
2017  Distinguished Graduate, Undergraduate Cyberspace Training
2017  Detachment 1, USAFWC Company Grade Officer of the Year
2019  HQ Air Combat Command Company Grade Officer of the Quarter, 4Q19

Airman Basic 21 July, 2009
Airman First Class 18 September, 2009
Senior Airman 18 July, 2011
Staff Sergeant 1 June, 2013
Technical Sergeant 1 July, 2016
Second Lieutenant 28 October, 2016
First Lieutenant 28 October, 2018
Captain 28 October, 2020

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