Command Sergeant Major Biography
Command Sergeant Major Gerald Tyce, USA
Command Sergeant Major, 5th Signal Command
CSM Gerald L. Tyce is a native of Charleston, South Carolina. He enlisted into the U.S. Army on 2 August, 1982. CSM Tyce is a graduate of Primary Leadership Development Course, Mannheim Germany; Basic Noncommissioned Officer Course, Fort Gordon, Georgia; Advanced Noncommissioned Officer Course, Fort Gordon, Georgia; Defense Equal Opportunity Management Institute, Patrick Air Force Base, Florida; First Sergeant Course, Fort Bliss, Texas; and the United States Sergeant Major Academy Class # 53, Fort Bliss, Texas.
His assignments include Command Sergeant Major, 160th Signal Brigade, Camp Arifjan, Kuwait; Command Sergeant Major, 369th Signal Battalion, Fort Gordon, Georgia; Command Sergeant Major, 25th Signal Battalion, Afghanistan/Camp As Sayliyah, Qatar; G6 Sergeant Major, 21st Theater Support Command, Kaiserslautern, Germany; First Sergeant/Division Information Chief, 82d Signal Battalion (ABN), Fort Bragg, North Carolina; First Sergeant, A Co, 44th Signal Battalion, Mannheim, Germany; Equal Opportunity Advisor, HHC, 2d Signal Brigade, Mannheim, Germany; Platoon Sergeant, COMSEC Custodian, HHC, 35th Signal Brigade (ABN), Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Platoon Sergeant, Tactical Telecommunications Supervisor, B Co, 112th Signal Battalion (ABN) (SO); Platoon Sergeant, Telecommunications Shift Supervisor, United States Information Systems Command Detachment, Korea; Platoon Sergeant, Tactical Telecommunications Center Supervisor, B Co, 319th MI Battalion (ABN), Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Tactical Circuit Controller, A Co, 97th Signal Battalion, Mannheim, Germany; Squad Leader, Telecommunications Center Operator, A Co, 24th Signal Battalion, Fort Stewart, Georgia.
CSM Tyce’s awards and decorations include the Legion of Merit, Bronze Star (1st Oak Leaf Cluster), Meritorious Service Medal (4th Oak Leaf Cluster), Joint Service Commendation Medal, Army Commendation Medal (4th Oak Leaf Cluster), Army Achievement Medal (5th Oak Leaf Cluster), Army Good Conduct Medal (9th Award), National Defense Service Medal, Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, Kosovo Campaign Medal, Afghanistan Campaign Medal, Iraqi Campaign Medal, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Humanitarian Service Medal, NCO Professional Development Ribbon (4th Device), Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon (5th Device), NATO Medal, Master Parachutist Badge, and Bronze Order of Mercury.
Wiesbaden, Germany Vicenza, Italy Brussels, Belgium Tucson, Arizona Washington, DC Baghdad, Iraq Kabul, Afghanistan