MG Joel Tyler Two Star

Commanding General

Maj. Gen. Joel K. Tyler

MG Joel K. Tyler was commissioned in Armor from the University of Arkansas Army ROTC in 1988. He served as the Commanding General of the U.S. Army Joint Modernization Command at Fort Bliss, Texas. MG Tyler served as the Deputy Commanding General of 1st Armored Division from September 2016 to April 2017 and J-3 for Combined/Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve from September 2015 to August 2016. His other assignments include service in the Federal Republic of Germany, Republic of Korea, and around the continental United States in both FORSCOM and TRADOC assignments. He has deployed to Operation Desert Shield/Storm, Operation Iraqi Freedom, and Operation Spartan Shield.

He is a graduate of the Scout Platoon Leader's Course, Armor Officer Basic and Advanced Courses, the Field Artillery Officer Advanced Course, Combined Arms and Services Staff School, the Command and General Staff College, and the United States Naval War College. He holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science from the University of Arkansas, Master of Science Degree from Central Michigan University in Public Administration, and Master of Arts Degrees from the College of Naval Warfare in National Security and Strategic Studies.


Maj. Gen. Joel Tyler assumed command of the U.S. Army Test and Evaluation Command, June 7, 2018.

University of Arkansas Bachelor of Arts in Political Science

Central Michigan University Master of Science in Public Administration

College of Naval Warfare Master of Arts in National Security and Strategic Studies



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