Lieutenant Colonel Tyler Brummond, USMC
Lieutenant Colonel Brummond was born in Whitefish Bay, Wisconsin and raised in Clarendon Hills, Illinois. He studied history and political science at Marquette University and graduated in May 2005 with a Bachelor of Arts degree. After graduation, LtCol Brummond attended Officer Candidate School and was commissioned as a second lieutenant in August 2005.
After completing The Basic School in 2006, LtCol Brummond was assigned the military occupational specialty of Adjutant and received orders to Personnel Administration School and then 1st Battalion, 2d Marines at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. While serving as Battalion Adjutant, LtCol Brummond deployed to Baghdadi, Iraq in 2007.
Upon completion of his tour at Camp Lejeune, LtCol Brummond was assigned to Headquarters Marine Corps, Installations and Logistics Branch where he served as an Operations Officer from 2008-2009. In 2009, LtCol Brummond deployed to Kabul, Afghanistan as a member of NATO Training Mission-Afghanistan (NTM-A). While assigned to NTM-A, LtCol Brummond was partnered with and trained the Afghan police force for the Ministry of the Interior. While in Afghanistan, LtCol Brummond applied and was selected for the Funded Law Education Program.
From 2010-2013, LtCol Brummond attended the University of Baltimore, School of Law as a Funded Law Education Program student. After graduating and passing the Virginia bar exam, he was again assigned to Camp Lejeune, this time as a member of the Legal Services Support Section-East (LSSS-E). While assigned to the LSSS-E, LtCol Brummond served in the Defense Services Organization from 2013-2015 where he gained litigation experience as a defense counsel. At the end of his defense counsel tour, LtCol Brummond requested to remain in a litigation billet and served as a special victim trial counsel from 2015-2016.
In July 2016, LtCol Brummond received orders to Headquarters Marine Corps, Judge Advocate Division (JAD). While at JAD, he was the Deputy Branch Head for Military Personnel Law from 2016-2019. LtCol Brummond was then competitively selected by the Commandant’s Professional Intermediate-Level School Board. He next attended the Command and Staff College (CSC) at Marine Corps University and graduated in the summer of 2020.
After CSC, he reported for duty as the Regional Victim Legal Counsel, Legal Services Support Section-West where he served from 2020-2021. In June 2021, he transferred back to the LSSS-E to assume his current billet as the Regional Defense Counsel, Eastern Region.
His personal decorations include the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal, and the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal.