|CMDCS (FMF/AW) Andrew J. Tyler
Command Senior Chief
Command Senior Chief Tyler is a native of Oakland, California. He graduated Will C. Wood High School in May 1999 and entered the United States Navy. He attended Basic Training in Great Lakes, Illinois followed by Hospital Corpsman “A” School in Great Lakes, Illinois and Field Medical Training “C” School in Camp Pendleton, California.
His sea duty assignments include 1st Marine Logistics Group, embarked onboard the USS TARAWA (LHA-1), deployed to Iraq (OEF-1). Second Battalion, Third Marines, deployed to northeast Afghanistan (OEF). 1st Combat Engineer Battalion, 1st Marine Division, deployed to Helmand Province, Afghanistan (OEF 10-1 and 10-2). III Marine Expeditionary Force, forward deployed on Okinawa, Japan.
His shore assignments include Naval Health Clinic Hawaii and instructor duty at Center for Security Forces Detachment Pearl Harbor.
Senior Chief Tyler was selected for the Command Senior Chief Program in 2017. He is an honor graduate of the Senior Enlisted Academy (Khaki, 199) and completed the Command Master Chief/Chief of the Boat Course (Class 182).
Command Senior Chief Tyler assumed duties as the Command Senior Enlisted Leader of MCM 9 USS PIONEER on March 12, 2018.
Command Senior Chief Tyler earned the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (six awards), Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (three awards), Army Achievement Medal and various unit and campaign awards. He is a Master Training Specialist and qualified as Enlisted Fleet Marine Force Warfare Specialist (FMF) and Enlisted Aviation Warfare Specialist (AW). He holds a Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Management degree and completed his Master of Science in Health Administration degree from Trident University International.