Tyler is currently serving as a rifle squad leader with B Company, 2-503 Infantry, 173rd Airborne BCT in Vincenza Italy. Warrior-Leader graduate, Insurgent war fighter studies graduate and a graduate with Light Fighter Honors  as well as a certified Black Hat instructor for the One Shepherd Technical institute of Leadership. He has spent the last three years training NATO armies around the Baltics and in Ukraine.  He is a consummate scholar, a passionate manuverist, and a dedicated paratrooper.