Command Sergeant Major

Command Sergeant Major Horace B. Tyson


Command Sergeant Major of Madigan Army Medical Center

Command Sergeant Major Horace B. Tyson assumed responsibilities as the Madigan Army Medical Center Command Sergeant Major on March 31, 2015.

He enlisted in the United States Army and entered basic training at Fort Jackson, S.C. and advanced individual training for combat medic (91B) at Fort Sam Houston, Texas.

His assignments include: 4th Battalion, 9th Infantry, 6th Infantry Division, Fort Wainwright, Alaska; United States Army Medical Department Activity—Alaska, Fort Wainwright, Alaska; Northern Warfare Training Center, Fort Greely, Alaska; 4th Battalion, 67th Armor, 1st Armored Division, Freiberg, Germany; 3rd Squadron, 17th Cavalry, Fort Drum, N.Y.; 2nd Battalion, 87th Infantry, Fort Drum, N.Y.; 7236th Medical Support Unit, Fort Bragg, N.C.; 299th Forward Support Battalion, 1st Infantry Division, Schweinfurt, Germany; Medical Research and Material Command, Fort Detrick, Md.; 1st Medical Brigade, Fort Hood, Texas, and the 10th Combat Support Hospital, Fort Carson, Colo. His last assignment was as the command sergeant major for the 10th Combat Support Hospital, Fort Carson, Colo.

Command Sergeant Major Tyson has held a multitude of leadership and operational positions to include: scout medic, squad leader, senior line medic, mountaineer medical sergeant, evacuation sergeant, treatment sergeant, assistant platoon sergeant, platoon sergeant, senior medical sergeant, first sergeant, operations sergeant major, G-3 sergeant major and command sergeant major.

His military education includes the basic medical specialist course, primary leadership development course, basic noncommissioned officer course, advanced noncommissioned officer course, northern warfare cold weather training, air assault course, plus the emergency medical technician, equal opportunity, drug and alcohol, company training, training management, security manager, the manager development, supervisory development, safety, contracting, acquisition 101, 201, and 201B and chemical casualty courses. He is a graduate of the first sergeant course, U.S. Army Sergeants Major Academy, (class #36 non-resident), AMEDD command sergeant major pre-command course (phase I and II), AMEDD executive skills course, basic healthcare administration course, chief senior clinical NCO course, command sergeant major force management course, senior joint professional military education course, and the senior enlisted leadership legal course.

Command Sergeant Major Tyson’s awards include: Bronze Star Medal (2nd award), Meritorious Service Medal (5th award), Army Commendation Medal (8th award), Army Achievement Medal (8th award), Meritorious Unit Commendation, Good Conduct Medal (7th award), National Defense Service Medal (2nd award), Afghanistan Campaign Medal with Bronze Campaign Star, Southwest Asia Service Medal (with Bronze Service Star), Iraq Campaign Medal (with 2 bronze service stars), Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal (2nd Award), NCO Professional Development Ribbon (4th award), Overseas Service Ribbon (numeral 5), Army Service Ribbon, Drivers Badge (track and wheel), Combat Action Badge, and Air Assault Badge. Command Sgt. Maj. Tyson is a member of the Order of the Spur and the Order of Military Medical Merit.

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