Tyler Evan Hassel

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  • Name: Tyler Evan Hassel
  • Location of Birth: Brainerd, Minneota
  • Date of Birth: January 3, 1987
  • Date of Death:
  • Parents: Gary and Najia Hassel
  • High School and Class: 2005 - Grand Rapids High School, Grand Rapids, Minnesota
  • College: St. Scholastica College - Duluth, Minnesota
  • Highest Rank: CPT (Captain)
  • Branch: Army
  • Other Branch:
  • Date Sworn In: November 10, 2010
  • Place Sworn In: Fort Snelling, Minnesota (7 month wait to ship for Basic)
  • Date of Discharge: August 13, 2017
  • Place of Discharge: Fort Hood, Texas
  • Units and Locations:
    Start Date End Date Unit(s) and Location(s) Served
    June, 2011 November, 2011 Basic Combat Training and Officer Candidate School - Fort Benning, Georgia
    November, 2011 April, 2012 Military Intelligence Basic Officer Leader Course , 2nd Battalion, 87th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team - Fort Huachuca, Arizona
    April, 2012 August, 2014 Deployed to Afghanistan with 10th Mountain Division from November, 2013 to July, 2014 - Fort Drum, New York
    August, 2014 December, 2015 1-13 Infantry Regiment - Fort Jackson, South Carolina
    January, 2016 July, 2016 Military Intelligence Captain's Career Course - Fort Huachuca, Arizona
    August, 2016 August, 2017 1st Calvary Division - Fort Hood, Texas
  • Military Awards:
    German Armed Forces Badge for Military Proficiency (Gold)
    Meritorious Unit Commendation (x1)
    National Defense Service Medal
    Army Service Ribbon
    Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
    Afghanistan Campaign Medal
    NATO Medal (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)
    Meritorious Service Medal (x1)
    Army Commendation Medal (x3)
    Army Achievement Medal (x2)

  • Military Highlights:

  • Wars Involved:
    Afghanistan - Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF) from November, 2013 - July, 2014.
    Regional Commands-East - Forward Operating Base Shank and Forward Operation Base Lightning

  • MIA / POW:

  • Civilian Life:
    I began the Doctor of Pharmacy program at University of Minnesota Duluth, Duluth, Minnesota on August 14, 2017 and will graduate in May of 2021. I currently live with my wife (Rebecca) and our dog in the house we bought in Duluth shortly after separation from the Army.

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