Technical Sergeant TECHNICAL SERGEANT TYLACE CEDRIC ODOM JR.

TSgt Tylace Odom Jr. is Line Recruiter in Charleston, SC for the 351st Recruiting Squadron. In this position, he prepares applicants for academic testing, physical examination, documentation preparation, and coordinates enlistments for non-prior and prior service individuals joining the Air Force Reserve.
 
Tylace Odom Jr. is a native of Richmond, Va. He joined the United States Air Force Reserve in 2012 and attended Basic Military Training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas, were he graduated in March 2013. Tylace completed Air Transportation Technical Training at Fort Lee in Virginia. Sergeant Odom was assigned to the 69th Aerial Port Squadron, which is under the 459th Air Refueling Wing at Joint Base Andrews in Maryland. Throughout his time with the 69th Aerial Port Squadron, Sergeant Odom was a member of four different sections, training flight, cargo processing, ramp services, and passenger service. In 2017, Tylace attended Airmen Leadership School in-residence and shortly promoted to the rank of Staff Sergeant. During this time, he supervised load teams for transportation of cargo withing the Air Mobility Command. Shorty after he prepared for his first deployment to Ali Al Salem Air Base, Kuwait. In January 2020 he supervised Ramp Services night operations for the 386th Expeditionary Wing during the peak of Covid-19. Shortly after returning from his deployment Tylace was promoted to the rank of Technical Sergeant 01 October 2021. The next step for Tylace was attending Recruiter Technical Training in San Antonio Tx at Lackland Air Force Base. In February Tylace was assigned to the 351st Recruiting Squadron and now is stationed at Joint Base Charleston, where he continue to preform is duties as a line recruiter.
 
EDUCATION
2013 Basic Military Training, Lackland Air Force Base, Texas
2013 Air Transportation Apprentice, Fort Lee, Virginia
2017 Airman Leadership School, Joint Base Andrews, Maryland
2021 Associate of Science, Logistics Specialist, John Tyler Community College, Chester, Virginia
2023 Air Force Recruiter Training Course, Lackland Air Force Base, Texas
 
ASSIGNMENTS OR CAREER CHRONOLOGY
1. June 2013 – November 2014, Training Flight Representative, 69th Aerial Port Squadron, 459th Air Refueling Wing, JB Andrews, Maryland.
2. November 2014 – August 2016, Cargo Processing, 69th Aerial Port Squadron, 459th Air Refueling Wing, JB Andrews, Maryland.
3. August 2016 – January 2020, Ramp Services, 69th Aerial Port Squadron, 459th Air Refueling Wing, JB Andrews, Maryland.
4. January 2020 – September 2020, Ramp Services, 368th Aerial Port Squadron, Al Ali Salem Air Base, Kuwait.
5. September 2021 – January 2024, Passenger Services, 69th Aerial Port Squadron, 459th Air Refueling Wing, JB Andrews, Maryland.
6. January 2024 – Present, Line Recruiter, Joint Base Charleston, South Carolina, 351st Recruiting Squadron.
 
MAJOR AWARDS AND DECORATIONS
Air Reserve Force Meritorious Service Medal 2 Oak Leaf Clusters
National Defense Service Medal
Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal
Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
Nuclear Deterrence Operation Service Medal
Air and Space Expeditionary Service Ribbon
Air and Space Longevity Service Award 1 Oak Leaf Cluster
USAF NCO PME Graduate Ribbon
Air and Space Training Ribbon
 
EFFECTIVE DATES OF PROMOTION [MILITARY ONLY]
Airman Basic - December 2012
Airman – August 2013
Airman First Class – February 2014
Senior Airman – October 2014
Staff Sergeant – April 2018
Technical Sergeant – October 2021

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